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Find Studies

The Find Studies section of this site describes all the options for finding studies on, how to use those options to find the studies you are looking for, and how to read study records.

Options for Finding Studies

Basic Search

Conduct a general search for studies. A general search may also be conducted using the search box on the home page or at the top of every page of the site. See also How to Use Basic Search.

Advanced Search

Conduct a focused search of studies by matching one or more words entered in specific fields. See also How to Use Advanced Search.

See Studies by Topic

Find studies in categories such as condition, drug intervention, sponsor, or location. See also How to Find Studies by Topic or on a Map.

See Studies on Map

Find studies by clicking on a country or region on a map. See also How to Find Studies by Topic or on a Map.

How to Search and Use the Results

How to Search

Learn how to use the site's search features to find studies:

How to Use Search Results

Learn about the different features of the search results list, including how to customize your display.

How to Find Results of Studies

Learn how to find studies that have been updated with study results, including studies with results that have been published in medical journals.

How to Read a Study Record

Learn about the information available in a study record and the different ways to view a record.

This page last reviewed in October 2015