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Essential design features of a controlled clinical trial

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0008

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Essential design features of a controlled clinical trial

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This chapter discusses the general principles underlying selection of study treatment, the choice of the outcome measure, and the roles of randomization and masking in data collection.

Keywords: clinical trials; study treatment; outcome measures; randomization; masking; data collection

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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