triple blind

triple blind

 [trip´l blind]
pertaining to a clinical trial or other experiment in which neither the subject nor the person administering treatment nor the person evaluating the response to treatment knows which subjects are receiving a particular treatment or lack of treatment; see also placebo.
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single blind, double blind, triple blind and Open Peer Review system were also discussed in detail.
In a randomised, triple blind clinical trial involved 70 non-pregnant women infected with vaginal candidiasis, the researchers found signs and symptoms of vaginal candidiasis reduced significantly using a vaginal cream containing yogurt and honey.
Effect of different probiotic preparations on anti-Helicobacter pylori therapy-related side effects: a parallel group, triple blind, placebo-controlled study.
Effect of citalopram in combination with omega-3 on depression in post-menopausal women: A triple blind randomized controlled trial.
Research protocols reproduce the habitual situation of a friend or relative (the named "sitters") of a deceased person consulting a claimed medium looking for postmortem information about this person, but they apply a "triple blind" design (30).
AS A PROFESSIONAL dog trainer, when I see a retriever grow from simple drills to triple blind retrieves from a duck boat, it's special.
Analgesic efficacy of two concentrations of bupivacaine in women in labor: Randomized, controlled, triple blind clinical trial
The NTNU study was a triple blind test, which means that neither patients nor doctors nor those who analyzed the results knew whether the patients had been given placebo or real medicine, Stovner said.
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This is further refined only four per cent by the physical examinations and eight per cent more by all investigations including PET scanning, was the conclusion of a triple blind, computerised, prospective study published in the BMJ.
Describing trials as 'single blind', 'double blind', or 'triple blind' can mean different things to different people, and when they are used without accompanying clarification readers should remain sceptical about the effect on bias reduction (Schulz et al 2002).