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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of randomize.
  • adj. Obtained by randomization

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  • adj. set up or distributed in a deliberately random way


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  • While these effects seemed small and discouraging to me, they are much larger and stronger than the effects found in randomized trials done in rich countries;

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  • The study is called randomized because there is no rhyme or reason to whether a woman ends up getting the treatment or the placebo.

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  • These are a kind of short-term randomized trial done with volunteers living in special hospital or clinic wards eating specially prepared meals.

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  • In an open-label randomized phase II trial, adding the compound -- boceprevir -- to standard therapy in various combinations increased the so-called sustained virological response compared with a control group who got only standard care, according to Paul Kwo, MD, of the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, and colleagues. - medical news plus CME for physicians

  • Patients N=148 enrolled in an open-label randomized two-arm single crossover study.

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  • Dr. Kurtzberg: This fall, we'll be embarking on a study we call a randomized trial where we'll be treating half the children enrolled with their own cells at the time we first meet them and the other half a year later, and we won't know which children got their cells at which timeframe.

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  • This study protocol describes the design of a multicentre, phase II / III prospective open-label randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate whether a concentration of 5\% TTO is effective in preventing MRSA colonization in comparison with a standard body wash (Johnsons Baby Softwash) in the ICU.

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  • In the 1980s and ’90s, for example, cancer specialists were convinced that high-dose chemotherapy followed by a bone-marrow transplant was the best hope for women with advanced breast cancer, and many refused to enroll their patients in randomized clinical trials that were designed to test transplants against the standard — and far less toxic — therapy.

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  • Even some of those identified as randomized controlled trials may not be, as a recent review of thousands of studies published in Chinese journals found.

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  • The Department is only one of many such national organizations who conduct so-called randomized trial testing, much like pharmaceutical companies test drugs against placebos.

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