Randomization procedures in orthopaedic trials.


Historically, the surgical literature has lacked in reports of randomized clinical trials. This deficit is now being addressed, but the best methods are not always followed. One opportunity for improvement is in the area of randomization. Randomization is of central importance in clinical trials because it reduces bias and represents a basis for ensuring… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2008.01.011