randomization sequence


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randomization sequence

The order in which newly enrolled patients are either entered into active treatment or into the placebo branch of a clinical trial.

randomization sequence

The order in which newly enrolled patients are entered either into active treatment or into the placebo branch of a clinical trial.
See also: sequence
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Using a predefined randomization sequence, patients were assigned in strict consecutive order to 1 of 2 treatments: daily applications of the lidocaine patch 5% or a single injection of 0.
The randomization sequence was generated by the second author with a random number generator.
The complete randomization sequence was generated by a statistician who had no other role in this RCT.