Clinical Trials of Topical Antimicrobials

  • Alfred M. Allen

Abstract

Clinical trials of topical antimicrobials have improved substantially over the past 20 years. Two decades ago, trials of these agents typically lacked “double blindness” and randomized allocation of medication. Many did not even have controls; comparisons were based on investigators’ impressions of what would have happened in the absence of treatment.

Keywords

Placebo Expense Gentamicin Erythromycin Stake 

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  • Alfred M. Allen

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