Pragmatic clinical studies aim to provide research results that better reflect everyday health care and a wider range of patients. They also seek to produce results that can apply to a greater variety of patients and care situations. In addition, they are designed to take place during routine care in real-life practice settings, such as a typical hospital or clinic. They tend to include a broader range of patients with different circumstances and needs.


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