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Randomization

1. The selection of a representative, random section of the population. Randomization is important in generating accurate statistics, which is vital in marketing.

2. See: Random Number Generation.
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Critical care professionals must begin to see the possibilities of another world in which healing practices consist of more than bad food (or no food at all), noisy monitors, and drugs derived from randomized controlled trials.
But here's the rub: randomized field trials can't be done without the participation of schools and teachers--and testing educational theories in the real world is challenging.
Treatments studied to date in randomized controlled trials are a far cry from the practices of most psychotherapists in the community, regardless of their training or theoretical orientation, according to Westen, a member of APA's evidence-based-practice committee.
Studies have found that fewer than half of randomized controlled trials reported intention-to-treat analysis.
Before chastising education reformers, however, it is crucial to recognize how young an innovation the randomized field trial truly is.
13) This acceptance is based on the results of two published randomized trials: the Department of Veterans Affairs Laryngeal Cancer Study (1) and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) phase III trial.
In a prospective, randomized trial of catheters in place for an average of 15 to 16 days, use of a hub with the antiseptic chamber reduced the incidence of infection (RR 0.
6]/L CD4 cell counts: A randomized controlled trial.
One issue that there appears to be universal agreement on is the importance of participation in clinical trials, specifically randomized phase III trials.
If this is the way the game will be played, how will we ever be able to use a randomized trial to study diet?
The Prospective Randomized FDA IDE Study Assesses the Safety and Efficacy of CORTOSS Bone Augmentation Material for the Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures as Compared to Commercially Available Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) Bone Cement
Its essentially a simple idea : Fujitsu's system turns biometric data into randomized numbers, making a cryptographic key.
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