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EXPLANATORY TRIAL [1 record]

Record 1 2014-01-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Research Methods
  • General Medicine, Hygiene and Health
DEF

A trial that measures ... the effects of interventions [under ideal conditions], using carefully selected subjects in a clinical research setting.

OBS

This type of trial is often used to evaluate the theoretical efficacy of interventions.

OBS

explanatory trial: term standardized by the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Glossary English Editorial Board and the Translation Bureau.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Méthodes de recherche scientifique
  • Médecine générale, hygiène et santé
DEF

Essai dans lequel les effets d’interventions sont mesurés dans des conditions idéales, avec des sujets soigneusement sélectionnés, dans un milieu de recherche clinique.

OBS

Ce type d’essai sert souvent à évaluer l’efficacité théorique des interventions.

OBS

essai explicatif : terme et définition normalisés par l'Institut national d'excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) et le Bureau de la traduction.

Spanish

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