Category: Randomized Clinical Trials

RCT: A study design that randomly assigns participants into an experimental group or a control group. As the study is conducted, the only expected difference between the control and experimental groups is the outcome variable being studied.


Term Pregnancy Management in the USA Today: Three Key Concerns

Posting #1 – “Three Things” There are three things that really bother me about the current state of affairs in the area of term pregnancy management in the USA today. These are: The failure to recognize that every term pregnancy is unique, and that broad...


New PCORI – AMOR-IPAT Grant Proposal

On May 6th, three medical centers (the Hershey Medical Center [Hershey, Pa], Pinnacle Health [Harrisburg, Pa] and Wright State University [Dayton, Pa]) submitted a grant application to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Titled “A Three-institution Randomized Clinical Trial of the Active Management of...