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Clinical Research Acronyms and Abbreviations You Should Know

When reading about clinical trials, you will probably find acronyms and abbreviations which you are not familiar with. This section allows you to search for this acronyms and abbreviations and find their meaning.

  • TOPRA (The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs)has created an extensive list of acronyms and abbreviations used in healthcare. You can find it here.
  • WikiDoc offers a wide selection of acronyms used in clinical trials that you may find helpful while reading about the subject. Read it here.
  • Advarra has created a list of acronyms and abbreviations used in clinical research that you may find useful. Find it here.
  • Imarc has made a post about the 30 Clinical Trials Acronyms you need to know. There you can not only find the meaning of the word but also its definition. Find it here.
  • University Hospitals has created a pdf document containing a short list of acronyms that you may find useful. Find it here.
  • Sidney Health Partners has developed a list of acronyms and abbreviations commonly used while conducting clinical trials. Find it here.
  • The National Institute for Health Research has a list of commonly used Research and Abbreviations and Terms with short explanations to some of them. Find it here.
  • The University of Rochester has created a file on acronyms and abbreviations used in research. Read it here.


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