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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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I think that to do a noninferiority trial, you need very, very large numbers because you really need to be able to demonstrate that you've properly tested the hypothesis and found no difference between those groups.
The PEARL II study was a noninferiority trial comparing the same two doses of daily oral ulipristal against once-monthly leuprolide injections for the preoperative treatment of fibroids in 307 women.
Randomized controlled noninferiority trial to compare extended release acetaminophen and ibuprofen for the treatment of ankle sprains.
In a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial among 1,352 patients who had complicated COPD and an exacerbation, about a fifth of patients had a clinical failure of their antibiotic therapy, no matter which regimen they received, according to results reported at the conference.
This was followed in 2005 by an open-label noninferiority trial that compared MMF in doses up to 3,000 mg/day with monthly intravenous cyclophosphamide (0.
Analysis was by intent-to-treat, and this was a noninferiority trial (ie, the researchers were trying to prove that ASA-ERDP was at least as good as clopidogrel, not that it was better).
The investigators performed a randomized, double-blind, noninferiority trial to directly compare 1 year of prophylaxis with TMP-SMX (one 480-mg tablet once daily) against a capsule containing 500 mg cranberry extract (one capsule twice daily) for preventing recurrent UTI in 221 premenopausal women who had at least three UTIs during the previous year.
Tolerability and efficacy of exenatide and titrated insulin glargine in adult patients with type 2 diabetes previously uncontrolled with metformin or a sulfornylurea: A multinational, randomized, open-label, two-period, crossover noninferiority trial.
The RECORD trial is a drug company-sponsored, open label, randomized, controlled, noninferiority trial evaluating cardiovascular outcomes in 4,447 patients with type 2 diabetes assigned to receive either rosiglitazone in addition to their ongoing metformin or sulfonylurea therapy (n = 2, 220) or a combination of metformin and sulfonylurea (n = 2,227).
Design and Setting: This randomized, open-label, outcome adjudicator-blinded, noninferiority trial was conducted at university-affiliated clinical centers in Canada and New Zealand.
But they agreed that the effect of treatment in the study was not robust and recommended that nebivolol be studied further in a noninferiority trial of heart failure patients, where it would be compared to one of the two beta-blockers approved for treating heart failure, carvedilol or extended-release metoprolol.
in a noninferiority trial involving physicians from multiple specialties.