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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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Even with adequate selection and ensuring the quality of the information obtained, observational trials are required to control the presence of factors or variables that may be related to exposure and with the outcome occurrence that affects the risk estimate.
ELECT is an open-label, observational trial assessing the Rapidpoint ENOX point-of-care device in approximately 600 PCI patients receiving either subcutaneous or intravenous enoxaparin as the antithrombin therapy during PCI, with or without adjunctive platelet GP IIb/IIIa inhibitor therapy.
Various randomized controlled trials (RCTs), observational trials, guidelines and case reports have documented the use of modern drugs in Ramadan.
The study authored by two researchers of the University of California at Berkeley, wrote in the paper, "Lancet Infectious Diseases" claimed they conducted 12 observational trials, which showed 40 percent increase in the risk of HIV for women using birth control jabs, compared to the use of pills.
Under current regulation observational trials may be voluntarily registered if the sponsor so chooses, and some sponsors do so.
Larger observational trials and randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm these findings and to elucidate the mechanisms by which a Mediterranean-style diet may protect against kidney disease, he said.
I am making steady progress in this direction, most recently enlisting the help of an accomplished and enlightened oncologist who is prepared to help us to set up initial observational trials.
Along with a number of other concepts, the video explains the different phases of clinical trials, highlights the differences between interventional and observational trials, provides examples of inclusion and exclusion criteria, and describes the purpose of an Institutional Review Board (IRB).
The authors suggest this may partly explain the ambiguities in the results between observational trials and randomised trials.
The other authors concluded: 'The popular belief that only RCT produces trustworthy results and that all observational trials are misleading does a disservice to patient care, and the education of health care professionals:
One of the critical design faults of the WHI is to have accepted to study a different population than in the observational trials in order to avoid dropouts and to have sufficient power to evaluate clinical events rather than progress of disease.
Evidence from observational trials suggests that vitamin E may be effective in preventing cardiovascular disease and cancer in women.

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