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Designing randomised trials in health, education and the social sciences : an introduction / David J. Torgerson and Carole J. Torgerson.

Author:
Torgerson, David J. (David John), 1960- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Description:
xv, 210 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-208) and index.
Contents:
Background to controlled trials -- The limitations of before and after designs -- History of controlled trials -- What is special about randomisation? -- Sources of bias in randomised trials - Placebo and sham trials -- Pragmatic and explanatory trials -- Designs to deal with participant preference -- Cluster randomised controlled trials -- Unequal randomisation -- Factorial randomised controlled trials - Pilot randomised controlled trials -- Sample size and analytical issues -- Measuring outcomes -- Recruitment into randomised trials -- Systematic reviews of randomised controlled trials -- Economic evaluation alongside randomised trials -- Conclusions.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780230537354 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 0230537359 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 9780230537361 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • 0230537367 (paperback : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007052309
OCLC:
187289439
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RCP:
C - S