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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Furthermore, Tru-D was validated in a pre-study conducted by BETR-D study researchers to determine if it qualified for their formal randomized clinical trial.
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We have managed to enroll the majority of patients with a clinical indication for functional assessment into a clinical trial using a registry-based randomized clinical trial (RRCT) design which enables much higher enrollment rates and is considerably more cost-effective than a classic randomized clinical trial design," say Matthias Gotberg, Coordinating Principal Investigator, and Ole Frobert, Chairman of the Steering Committee.
Initial results from a large, randomized clinical trial for patients with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, showed that patients who received the oral drug lenalidomide (Revlimid, also known as CC-5013) following a blood stem cell transplant had their cancer kept in check longer than patients who received a placebo.
and included the only randomized clinical trial to date comparing radioimmunotherapy to another standard therapy.
In a prospective, randomized clinical trial of catheters in place for an average of 6 to 7 days, minocycline-rifampin-impregnated catheters were associated with lower incidence of infection than chlorhexidine-silver sulfadiazine-impregnated catheters (RR 0.
As a part of a multi-site randomized clinical trial, Hamilton, Genduso, and Revicki (1998, as described in Glazer, 1998) examined one-year outcomes for consumers receiving olanzapine or haloperidol.
In 1992, the federal government decided to change that by launching the "first large, randomized clinical trial looking at the safety and efficacy of the procedure," says Scott M.

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