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date: 27 February 2021

Clinical Trial, Split-Mouth 

Source:
A Dictionary of Epidemiology
Author(s):

Miquel Porta

A type of study used frequently in oral research: the mouth is divided into two or more subunits. Active and control (comparison) treatments are applied to the subunits (e.g., to the left and right sides). Treatments are compared within each patient. The design may reduce interpatient variability, much as in a ... ...

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