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parallel trial

A clinical study in which patients/subjects are randomised to one of two or more differing treatment groups—typically the investigational product and placebo—which receive the assigned treatment during the entire trial.

parallel trial

A research study in which groups of patients are followed for the same time but are given different treatments; e.g., one group may receive an inactive substance while another is treated with a drug whose effectiveness must be determined. The impact of the drug can thus be compared with the placebo at varying times, such as 4 weeks, 4 months, or 4 years after the study begins.
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figure By RICHARD MUNGUTIbr A court has quashed a Sh700 million criminal case against two brothers accused of attempting to defraud the estate of their dead brother saying there is a pending succession dispute at the high court over the same.While rejecting the case against Mr Kuldip Sapra and Ashman Sapra, Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi said he cannot conduct a parallel trial over the estate of the late Yogesh Sapra when the same case is being handled by Mr Justice Aggrey Muchelule, of the Family Division of the High Court.
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(iii) Design using parallel trials (PT): in each group, patients are accrued to the trial sequentially and model (1) without the covariate is implemented in each group.

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