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Description - Designing Randomised Trials in Health, Education and the Social Sciences by Professor David J. Torgerson

The book focuses on the design of rigorous trials rather than their statistical underpinnings, with chapters on: pragmatic designs; placebo designs; preference approaches; unequal allocation; economics; analytical approaches; randomization methods. It also includes a detailed description of randomization procedures and different trial designs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230537354
ISBN-10: 0230537359
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 225
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Professor David J. Torgerson

DAVID J. TORGERSON is Director of the York Trials Unit, University of York, UK. He has published extensively on randomized trial design and has worked on trials in health and educational research. CAROLE J. TORGERSON is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Effective Education at the University of York, UK. She has published extensively in the field of systematic reviews of randomized trials. She is Co-Chair of the Campbell Collaboration Education Co-ordinating Group. She has also worked on a number of randomized trials in the field of education.