double-blind study


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Noun1.double-blind study - an experimental procedure in which neither the subjects of the experiment nor the persons administering the experiment know the critical aspects of the experiment; "a double-blind procedure is used to guard against both experimenter bias and placebo effects"
experimental procedure - the specific techniques used in conducting a particular experiment
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Is the purpose of the clinical trial or double-blind study to confirm the efficacy of a new treatment or the safety of a new treatment known to be efficacious?
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Hughes, President, The Pioneers for Quality Health, a nonprofit organization, announced today that the Pioneers will sponsor a double-blind study to test the effectiveness of toothbrush sterilizers in the prevention of oral and upper-respiratory disease.
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