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blinded

adjective Referring to the components of a clinical trial in which the patients and observers are unaware of the treatment arm to which a particular patient has been assigned and the nature of the response, if any, ideally resulting in unbiased evaluation of the data throughout the study.
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Examples of the various processes that form the history of disabled veterans may be found in the well-documented experiences of spinal cord-injured Canadian and blinded American veterans of World War II.
He used the concept "respectability" in laying out those elements of the ideal blinded veteran's character that would reestablish him as, in Williams' formulation, a "man among men.
Completing the RAMP-2 blinded reads is a top priority this year.
Blinded Readers: physicians with expertise in reading stress ultrasound images (ultrasound blinded reader) or nuclear stress images (nuclear blinded reader).
Blinded Readers: physicians with expertise in reading stress echo images (echo blinded reader) or nuclear stress images (nuclear blinded reader).
Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, including statements relating to the ability of echo blinded readers to read at higher levels of sensitivity while maintaining accuracy and acceptable specificity, and statements relating to the timing and success of RAMP-2 results and the timing of an NDA for Imagify, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties.
According to Zampieri, Census Bureau data estimates there are approximately 168,000 blinded veterans in America today and about 44,700 blinded veterans are currently enrolled in the VA health care system.
The stress echo and nuclear stress images from patients enrolled at these sites were sent to blinded readers who evaluated these images for coronary heart disease.