What kind of randomized trials do we need?

Zwarenstein, Merrick; Treweek, Shaun
May 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/12/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 10, p998
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article regarding the use of the randomized trials (RCT), which appeared in the May 2009 issue of "Journal of Clinical Epidemiology." These randomized trials are embodied by the radically different attitudes of evaluating the pragmatic and explanatory treatment. The assertion of inappropriate formulation is linked to the mismatch between the application in the most trials and the design of trials.


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