SALIENT FEATURES:- - This research manual of medical science intends to benefit practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, speech therapists, physiotherapists, and the other paramedical personnel and to students in a variety of clinical research institutes. - It distinguishes between quantitative and qualitative approach in order to conduct meaningful research. - This book creates awareness and cautions against complacency in the field of clinical research. It explains how advances in gene therapy, stem cell research and curability of certain types of cancers have been possible with clinical research. - It is a small step taken in right direction that leads to a big leap of success in any field which ultimately benefits the humanity. - This book discusses the commercial and managerial aspects of conducting a research and the issues of budgeting, management, ethical and legal are also explained. - This book equips readers to apply concepts, methods, techniques and information to actual situations.