A Study Suggests


This interactive resource introduces randomised controlled trials (RCTs).  Using real world examples, it gives an overview of RCT design, including what is meant by randomisation, control groups and (some forms of) bias.

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After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • Summarise RCT methods
  • Explain the purpose of randomisation, control groups and blinding in RCT design
  • Differentiate between differently designed trials

A Study Suggests

Author information: 
Caroline Struthers

This module was produced by Caroline Stuthers with support from Cochrane Dementia Group.  A full list of acknowledgements is included on slide 14 of the presentation.