Who knew? The misleading specificity of “double-blind” and what to do about it

Abstract Background In randomized trials, the term “double-blind” (and its derivatives, single- and triple-blind, fully blind, and partially blind or masked) has no standard or widely accepted definition. Agreement about which groups are blinded is poor, and authors using these terms often do not id...

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Main Authors: Thomas A. Lang, Donna F. Stroup
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-08-01
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13063-020-04607-5