single-blind


Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to single-blind: Triple blind, double blinded study, triple blind study

single-blind

, single-blinded (sing'gel-blind')
Pert. to a method, study, or clinical trial in which only the investigators know what treatment or medication, if any, the subjects receive. A single-blind study attempts to eliminate subjective bias such as the placebo effect from the results.
Synonym: single-masked See: blind (2); double-blind
References in periodicals archive ?
Data source: The PRIDE study was a prospective, multicenter, open-label single-blind study in which 450 schizophrenia patients with contact with the criminal justice system within the last 90 days were randomized to long-acting injectable paliperidone palmitate or daily oral antipsychotic therapy.
Data source: A secondary analysis of a single-blind randomized trial of 150 women undergoing vaginal prolapse surgery.
Single-blind review tends to favor and therefore attract already accomplished authors.
To study the effectiveness of hypnosis for decreasing antiemetic medication usage and treatment of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in children with cancer, we conducted a prospective, randomized, and controlled single-blind trial in 20 patients receiving chemotherapy for treatment of cancer.
Like many medical journals, EAR, NOSE & THROAT JOURNAL uses a single-blind review process.
Jenkins C, Barker KL, Pandit H, Dodd CAF and Murray DW (2008): After partial knee replacement, patients can kneel, but they need to be taught to do so: a single-blind randomized controlled trial.
The COSTAR II clinical trial is a randomized, single-blind, non-inferiority study comparing Conor Medsystems' CoStar(R) cobalt chromium paclitaxel-eluting stent with Boston Scientific's Taxus(R) Express2 drug- eluting stent in the treatment of de novo lesions in patients with single or multi-vessel coronary artery disease.
Body composition, insulin sensitivity, and glycemic control were determined at baseline, at the end of the three-month single-blind placebo phase, and at the end of the study.
As presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, NexMed conducted a three-month, multi-center, single-blind pilot study for which fifty-one PE patients (mean age 37.
Effect of an Indo-Mediterranean diet on progression of coronary artery disease in high risk patients (Indo-Mediterranean Diet Heart Study): a randomized single-blind trial.
Single-blind, randomized control trial of pelvic floor exercises, electrical stimulation, vaginal cones, and no treatment in management of genuine stress incontinence in women.
1] The study involved a 9-week, forced-titration, single-blind, placebo-controlled study to look at modafinil in the treatment of fatigue.