TITLE

study, double-blinded

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2092
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "study, double-blinded" is presented. It refers to the method of scientific investigation in which neither the subject nor the investigator knows what treatment, if any, the subject is receiving. At the completion of the experiment, the blinding is removed and data are analyzed.
ACCESSION #
21246994

 

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