Alternative interventional study designs

Chapter

Abstract

  • © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. There are many variations to the classical randomized controlled trial. These variations are utilized when, for a variety of reasons, the classical randomized controlled trial would be impossible, inappropriate, or impractical. Some of the variations are described in this chapter and include: equivalence and non-inferiority trials; crossover trials; N of 1 trials, case-crossover trials, and externally controlled trials. Large simple trials, and prospective randomized, open-label, blinded endpoint trials are discussed in another chapter.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9783319054698
  • Start Page

  • 75
  • End Page

  • 90