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<i>Piecemeal skirmishes</i>

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?

Published in print April 1999 | ISBN: 9780192630889
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0032
Piecemeal skirmishes

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This chapter presents a 1995 commentary on studies on retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Experiences with ROP have consistently shown how difficult it is to determine the relationship between cause and effect in medicine when the course of a disorder is usually benign.

Keywords: medical research; clinical trials; retinopathy of prematurity; ROP

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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