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13:23 Apr 30, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: double-blinded
randomized, double-blinded clinical trials in humans.
Claub22
Spanish translation:doble ciego
Explanation:
In this trials there is always two groups, one who receives the tested medicine and the other receiving a placebo (nothing) and acting as a control group. In the double-blinded trial not only the subject but also the clinic have no idea who is who.

In some trials the subject does not know to which group he belongs but the clinic does. (blinded)

Here neither him nor the clinic (double blinded)

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Ester Cabral
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Summary of answers provided
naI agree with B Thomas. You selected the wrong answer.Yvette Camou
nadoble anonimato
Barbara Thomas
naestudio doble ciego
Frida Somohano
nadoble ciego
Ester Cabral


  

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11 mins
doble ciego


Explanation:
In this trials there is always two groups, one who receives the tested medicine and the other receiving a placebo (nothing) and acting as a control group. In the double-blinded trial not only the subject but also the clinic have no idea who is who.

In some trials the subject does not know to which group he belongs but the clinic does. (blinded)

Here neither him nor the clinic (double blinded)



Ester Cabral
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32 mins
estudio doble ciego


Explanation:
double blinded means that neither the patient nor the doctor know which is the treatment assigned (randomly, in this case) to the patient included in the clinical trial.

Frida Somohano
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51 mins
doble anonimato


Explanation:
This expression has been discussed extensively in "Medicina y traducción", www.egroups.com.
Fernando Navarro offered the following comments: blind study (o blind trial). [Est.] El adjetivo "blind" se utiliza en esta expresión para designar un estudio clínico en el que el paciente (a veces, también el investigador) desconoce la medicación que se le administra. En sentido metafórico, podríamos aceptar que se trate de pacientes "ciegos", pero no de "ensayos ciegos" o "ensayos a ciego" ("a simple ciego" y "a doble ciego"). En 1987, Blake Edwards estrenó una película de éxito con Bruce Willis y Kim Basinger en los principales papeles: Blind date ('Cita a ciegas'); pues bien, a nadie se le hubiera ocurrido traducir el título como "Cita ciega". ¿Por qué los médicos hemos de conformarnos con estas traducciones chapuceras? Igual sucede, ya en el terreno de la medicina, con la expresión blind biopsy (biopsia a ciegas). La traducción correcta de blind study es estudio a ciegas, pero en este caso no resulta aplicable por las connotaciones peyorativas que esta expresión tiene en español (¿qué credibilidad tendría una investigación realizada a ciegas?). Podemos también, claro está, apartarnos de la construcción inglesa y buscar otras posibilidades: estudio con anonimato (con anonimato sencillo o con doble anonimato para single blind y double blind study), estudio enmascarado (monoenmascarado o bienmascarado), estudio con ocultación (única o doble), estudio encubierto (monoencubierto o biencubierto), etc. Véase también DOUBLE BLIND.

Barbara Thomas
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3 days 22 hrs
I agree with B Thomas. You selected the wrong answer.


Explanation:
B Thomas' answer is the most widely used in Spanish.

Yvette Camou
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