CASP Tools for Cohort Studies
Posted on 14th February 2013 by HollyMillward
‘AÂ cohort studyÂ orÂ panel studyÂ is a form of longitudinal study (a type ofÂ observational study) …Â It is an analysis ofÂ risk factorsÂ and follows a group of people who do not have the disease, and uses correlations to determine the absolute risk of subject contraction. It is one type ofÂ clinical study designÂ and should be compared with aÂ cross-sectional study. Cohort studies are largely about the life histories of segments of populations, and the individual people who constitute these segments.’Â Wikipedia description
CASP have created a from to help make sense of the information given in Cohort Studies.