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Evidence Based Practice: Randomized Controlled Trials

This guide focuses on Evidence-Based Nursing practice. It covers using the PICO formula to create research questions and search strategies as well as how to identify and locate information resources at every level, from background information to systemati

What are Randomized Controlled Trials?

A study design that randomly assigns participants into an experimental group or a control group. As the study is conducted, the only expected difference between the control and experimental groups in a randomized controlled trial (RCT) is the outcome variable being studied. ~Study Design 101

Where Can I Find RCTs?