Explaining pragmatic trials to pragmatic policy-makers

Maclure, Malcolm
May 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/12/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 10, p1001
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the use of pragmatism in the success of the policy-makers. He states that pragmatism is the art of the workable and practical, as well as composed of pragmatic randomized trials which makes it valuable to the policy makers. The author also stresses out the difference between pragmatic and explanatory trials to help in better understanding the culture of policy-making.


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