Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1352 Boyd Ave, St Paul, MN 55108.
Clinical Trial Design: Veterinary Perspectives
Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
© 1994 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Volume 8, Issue 5, pages 317–322, September 1994
How to Cite
Lund, E. M., James, K. M. and Neaton, J. D. (1994), Clinical Trial Design: Veterinary Perspectives. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8: 317–322. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.1994.tb03243.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Article first published online: 28 JUN 2008
- Accepted December 11, 1993
Tremendous potential exists for the use of the randomized clinical trial (RCT) in veterinary clinical research. Understanding the fundamentals of RCT design not only benefits clinical researchers, but it can enhance the ability of practitioners to interpret published RCT reports. In this article, the essential components of RCT design and implementation are described using examples from clinical veterinary medicine.