• Christopher J. Bulpitt
Part of the Developments in Biostatistics and Epidemiology book series (DBEP, volume 1)


A randomised controlled trial was defined in the preface as “A carefully and ethically designed experiment which includes the provision of adequate and appropriate controls by a process of randomisation, so that precisely framed questions can be answered.” In medical research, treatment is allocated to subjects or certain periods of time by a random (chance) procedure.


Randomise Control Trial Pulmonary Tuberculosis Tuberculous Meningitis Sunday Time Oral Hypoglycaemic Drug 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Bulpitt
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  1. 1.Department of Medical Statistics and EpidemiologyLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
  2. 2.Royal Postgraduate Medical SchoolLondonUK
  3. 3.Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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