|Title||How Drugs are Evaluated: Patients' Guide to Randomized Clinical Trials|
Until the mid-twentieth century, healers relied upon their collective and individual experience to select the best remedy for a patient's complaint. Even today, most treatments are trial and error. Physicians, almost unique among healers, have sought scientific bases for their treatments, and their most powerful tool is the randomized clinical trial (RCT). Reviewed 2009.
|Author 1 First Name||W Grant|
|Author 1 Last Name||Thompson|
|Author Designation||MD, FRCPC|
This information is in no way intended to replace the guidance of your doctor.
We advise seeing a physician
whenever a health problem arises requiring an expert’s care.
© Copyright 1998-2018 International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Inc. (IFFGD). All Rights Reserved.