clinical trial

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clinical trial

[¦klin·i·kəl ′trīl]
(medicine)
A research study used to find better ways to treat individuals with a specific disease, patients are evaluated after being administered a new treatment or drug.
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All published randomized controlled trials after 1995 with sample size of over 100 and which were printed in English language and had compared the effectiveness of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair with open mesh inguinal hernia repair were eligible for inclusion.
Analysis of randomized controlled trials. Epidemiologic reviews 2002; 24: 26-38.10.
(6) To build evidence to support the theory that a hospital window affording a view of nature is an effective intervention to provide comfort and to decrease surgical patients' length of stay in the hospital, we would design a prospective randomized controlled trial using the same variables.
In 2009, Dorrestijn, et al, carried out a systematic review of 4 randomized controlled trials which found no evidence for differences in pain and function between conservatively and surgically treated patients with subacromial impingement syndrome.
ERIC Descriptors: Generalizability Theory; Teacher Behavior; Student Behavior; High School Students; Secondary School Teachers; Reliability; Outcome Measures; Randomized Controlled Trials; Positive Behavior Supports; High Schools; Observation
Washington, February 26 ( ANI ): In a randomized controlled trial, patients with Bell palsy who received acupuncture that achieves de qi, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of life.
Shai I, Schwarzfuchs D, Henkin Y, et al, for the Dietary Intervention Randomized Controlled Trial (DIRECT) Group.
(1.) Merewood A et al., The effect of peer counselors on breastfeeding rates in the neonatal intensive care unit: results of a randomized controlled trial, Archive of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 2006, 160(7):681-685.
For example, not even one randomized controlled trial was found that evaluated DVT prophylaxis in breast cancer patients.
A randomized controlled trial of household-based flocculant-disinfectant drinking water treatment for diarrhea prevention in rural Guatemala.
Neurological development of 5-year-old children receiving a low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet since infancy: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA 248:993-1000.
Drug-resistance genotyping in HIV-1 therapy: the VIRADAPT randomized controlled trial. Lancet.

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