randomized controlled clinical trials

randomized controlled clinical trials,

n.pl medical research studies in which one or more groups are formed by random assignment to treatments and controls. Allows groups to be more equivalent when comparing he effects of treatment.
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Our clinical partners have published the most substantial body of data from randomized controlled clinical trials demonstrating efficacy and cost effectiveness of InMotion robot-assisted therapy in post-stroke recovery.
No randomized controlled clinical trials have been published to assess the efficacy of lyengar yoga for adults with chronic neck pain.
Contributing to the nursing literature is a nursing responsibility, whether done by case study or via randomized controlled clinical trials.
Data Source: Meta-analysis and review of individual patient data on cancer deaths from randomized controlled clinical trials (n = 25,570) that had compared at least 4 years' treatment with aspirin versus no aspirin, originally performed for the prevention of vascular events.
ISHLT emphasized that many of the recommendations are based on expert consensus, and not on randomized controlled clinical trials, and that there are also gaps in evidence pertaining to many aspects of patient care.
Introduction to randomized controlled clinical trials, 2d ed.
Results of randomized controlled clinical trials, like this LONG DES-II Study, are the highest level of clinical evidence used to compare two products.
Only a few randomized controlled clinical trials, the gold standard of medical research, have been conducted on yoga.
Since its introduction in the late 1980s, there have been some eight randomized controlled clinical trials, meta-analyses, and policy statements by various groups, such as the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
Genetic studies of four randomized controlled clinical trials (CARE, WOSCOPS, PROVE IT, and PROSPER) found that statin treatment significantly reduced CHD events in carriers of the KIF6 variant.
Learn how this team of Japanese pathologists, oncologists and surgeons have studied these anti-cancer compounds using their own methodologies -- resulting in the first ever independently-run randomized controlled clinical trials.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Some people believe that taking selenium can reduce a person's risk of cancer, but a Cochrane Systematic Review of randomized controlled clinical trials has found no protective effect against non-melanoma skin cancer or prostate cancer.

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