TITLE

GLOSSARY

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 140 Issue 1, pA-19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a glossary of terms used in various articles published in the January 2004 issue of "ACP Journal Club." The term, allocation concealed means that the researchers were deemed to have taken adequate measures to conceal allocation to study groups from those responsible for assessing patients for entry in the trial. The term, allocation not concealed means that the researchers were deemed not to have taken adequate measures to conceal allocation to study groups from those responsible for assessing patients for entry in the trial. Various definitions relating to data presentations in therapeutics that have been explained in this article are relative risk reduction, absolute risk reduction, absolute risk increase, number needed to harm, et al.
ACCESSION #
12104575

 

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