randomized clinical trial

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randomized clinical trial

Randomized controlled trial Research A clinical trial–eg, of a therapeutic agent's efficacy, in which Pts are randomly assigned to different–treatment, placebo, or 'gold standard'–arms of a study. See Equipoise, Nocebo, Placebo, Randomization.

randomized clinical trial,

n a clinical study where volunteer participants with comparable characteristics are randomly assigned to different test groups to compare the efficacy of therapies.
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