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Applying the intention-to-treat principle in practice: Guidance on handling randomisation errors

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BACKGROUND: The intention-to-treat principle states that all randomised participants should be analysed in their randomised group. The implications of this principle are widely discussed in relation to the analysis, but have received limited attention in the context of handling errors that occur during the randomisation process. The aims of this article are to (1) demonstrate the potential pitfalls of attempting to correct randomisation errors and (2) provide guidance on handling common rando...

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10.1177/1740774515588097

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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SAGE Publications
Journal:
Clinical Trials More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
418-423
Publication date:
2015-06-01
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1740-7753
ISSN:
1740-7745
Language:
English
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526101
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2017-01-03

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