Pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trials for Complex Therapies.

  • Resch
  • Published 1998 in Forschende Komplementarmedizin

Abstract

In order to be able to 'predict' the extent or likelihood of success of an intervention, it is essential to know that exposure and effect are causally related. The randomised controlled clinical trial (RCT) is commonly referred to as the golden standard to establish causality. Apart from ethical constraints or rare diseases it is rarely impossible to do an… (More)

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@article{Resch1998PragmaticRC, title={Pragmatic Randomised Controlled Trials for Complex Therapies.}, author={Resch}, journal={Forschende Komplementarmedizin}, year={1998}, volume={5 Suppl S1}, pages={136-139} }