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Patient power in randomised controlled trials

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7396.990/a (Published 03 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:990
  1. Christopher Martyn (cmartyn@bmj.com)
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    In his article on the ethics of clinical trials in the BMJ this week (p 980), Richard Lilford argues that patients, not doctors, should decide if there is equipoise between the treatments on offer. Whether or not you agree with him, there is no doubt that providing potential recruits to clinical trials with what they need to make a genuinely informed choice …

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