Why randomized controlled trials fail but needn't: 1. Failure to gain `coal-face' commitment and to use the uncertainty principle

Sackett, David L.
May 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/2/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p1311
Academic Journal
Focuses on randomized controlled trial (RCT) failures. Author's experience incorrectly administering an RCT with penicillin; Effect; Principles; Preventive strategies; Importance of the application of the uncertainty principle when entering patients into RCTs.


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