inclusion criteria


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inclusion criteria

The criteria in a clinical trial’s protocol that prospective subjects must meet to be eligible for participation in a study.

inclusion/exclusion criteria

Clinical research The medical or social reasons why a person may/may not qualify for participation in a clinical trial
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It will provide a coordinated information, assessment and support programme to the people of Lancashire who meet the inclusion criteria.
Curative intervention was recommended for disease reclassification when patients no longer met the inclusion criteria following biopsy results.
Chrysanthou said that the Auditor-general noted that despite the fact the process had been discussed and documents sent for review without any expressed objection, a review and relaxation of the inclusion criteria could see wider participation.
78 patients met inclusion criteria of obesity and hypertension.
To meet the inclusion criteria, RNs will have previously studied and completed a postgraduate qualification or are currently participating in postgraduate study and have done so for at least 12 months.
6,7] However, these select patient cohorts may differ from that of clinical practice, as patients may periodically delay immediate therapy and choose AS despite disease characteristics outside contemporary AS inclusion criteria.
Inclusion criteria included being less than 18 years of age, with suspected or confirmed magnetic ingestion.
Included were 210 patients who underwent primary modified radical mastoidectomies performed by one senior surgeon; of these patients, 163fulfilled the inclusion criteria.
The 22 studies that met inclusion criteria contained participant information regarding total dietary fiber intake, fiber subtypes or fiber from food sources and primary events of cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease.
Suicidality firstly served as an important outcome, strict inclusion criteria included limitation to double-blind randomized controlled studies and interventional treatment without use of antipsychotics to make the study results more objective and convincing.
1) In a systematic literature review, seven studies conducted between 1999 and 2011 in four countries (Bangladesh, India, Malawi and Nepal) met the researchers' inclusion criteria for participatory learning and action interventions in groups of women of reproductive age to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality.