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Randomized Controlled Trials

Scope Note: 
Research procedure where subjects are randomly assigned to an experimental group, receiving a treatment, or a control group, receiving a different or no treatment. The effect of the treatment is determined by comparing the outcomes of each group.
Category: Research and Theory
Broader Terms
Research Methodology
Narrower Terms
Related Terms
Comparative Analysis
Control Groups
Evidence Based Practice
Experimental Groups
Experimental Programs
Feasibility Studies
Matched Groups
Medical Research
Research Projects
Scientific Research
Added to ERIC: 9/4/2015