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The Placebo Blocker

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Generalizing the Results of Randomized Controlled Trials

The benefit of randomized controlled trials is that one can identify the causal effect of a certain treatment in the absence of selection effects (assuming the randomization is properly done).  However, RCT results often do not generalize to the larger population.  Reasons for this include: The RCT population may not be representative of the population […]

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