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trial:

see procedureprocedure,
in law, the rules that govern the obtaining of legal redress. This article deals only with civil procedure in Anglo-American law (for criminal procedure, see criminal law).
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Trial

 

a concept used in probability theory. Trials may have one (and only one) of the outcomes A1, A2,. . ., An Each outcome of a trial is considered an “event” that has a certain probability P(Ak). Here Trial always holds.

What does it mean when you dream about a trial?

Dreaming of being on trial may indicate that the dreamer needs to be more accepting of himself or herself and less judgmental of others.

trial

[trīl]
(statistics)
One of a series of duplicate experiments.

Trial

Bardell vs. Pickwick
trial for breach of promise results in imprisonment of both parties for not paying damages and costs. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Pickwick Papers]
Trial by Jury
trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
Trial, The
Joseph K. is tried by a strange court for an unspecified crime. [Ger. Lit.: Kafka The Trial]

trial

1. Law
a. the judicial examination of the issues in a civil or criminal cause by a competent tribunal and the determination of these issues in accordance with the law of the land
b. the determination of an accused person's guilt or innocence after hearing evidence for the prosecution and for the accused and the judicial examination of the issues involved
c. (as modifier): trial proceedings
2. a motorcycling competition in which the skills of the riders are tested over rough ground
3. Ceramics a piece of sample material used for testing the heat of a kiln and its effects
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Doctors and nurses are used to seeing and hearing negative trials (there are plenty of negative or inconclusive pharma studies).
Ben Goldacre's talk at the New York City Skeptics Society, where he expressed his concern about pharma companies hiding negative trial data.
2008 Sep 25;359[13]:1343-56), SEAS was a negative trial.
Panelists at the meeting said they were not comfortable drawing any conclusions from analyses of patient subgroups in a negative trial.
was already growing at a rate of 109% per year, but the publicity of this negative trial increased growth by an additional 46% in the week immediately following the publication of the negative HRT study.
Since this was a negative trial (showing no difference between the treatment and control groups), it is important that the study was adequately powered to not miss a true difference.
For example, the completion of the Company's BRITE trial could be delayed and/or the trial could be unsuccessful as a result of various factors including delays in patient enrollment, lower than anticipated retention rates for patients in the trial, negative trial outcomes and the failure of the trial to establish the predictive accuracy of the Company's brain assessment technology in predicting the effectiveness of antidepressant medications.
For example, the completion of one or both of the studies could be delayed and/or either trial could be unsuccessful as a result of various factors including delays in patient enrollment, lower than anticipated retention rates for patients in the trial, negative trial outcomes and the failure of one or both of the trials to adequately assess the impact of anesthesia management techniques on patient outcomes.
In the wake of yet another negative trial, Pfizer has discontinued research on bapineuzumab, a monoclonal antibody designed to target amyloid beta plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
In terms of primary analysis and primary end point, this is a negative trial," Dr.
Within the atypical antipsychotic class, there has been only one positive trial for risperidone (Risperdal) and one negative trial for clozapine.
The new EVEREST analysis contains an important message for clinical trialists: Using the signs and symptoms of congestion as a key target for treatment during hospitalization as well as the standard end point in acute heart failure studies, as has been common until now, is a recipe for a negative trial result.