The Emergence of the Randomized, Controlled Trial.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 11;375(6):501-504
Authors: Bothwell LE, Podolsky SH
Randomized, controlled trials date back much farther than is usually recognized, and their history offers insights into the intellectual and social forces shaping what would become a medical research standard and a mechanism for taming the therapeutic marketplace.
PMID: 27509097 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]