n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Is the randomised controlled trial the best? : editorial
|Article Title||Is the randomised controlled trial the best? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Publication Date||Oct 2014|
|Pages||74 - 75|
The randomised controlled trial (RCT) is recognised as the gold standard of research methods, particularly to test efficacy. The primary benefit of the RCT, as everyone knows, is to prevent patient selection bias. And it should also guarantee some rigour of research methodology. It is always prospective.
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