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bras contrôle

English translation: control arm

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French term or phrase:bras contrôle
English translation:control arm
Entered by: Christopher Burin
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19:17 Apr 8, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
French term or phrase: bras contrôle
From document on trial of a medicine:

"Le choix de traitement du bras contrôle est acceptable du fait qu'il est fréquemment utilisé dans cette indication".

All suggestions gratefully appreciated - thanks and Happy Easter!

Chris
Christopher Burin
Local time: 19:26
control arm
Explanation:
An "arm" in a clinical trial refers to any of the treatment groups. The control arm is the one that receives either no treatment, the standard treatment (as opposed to the experimental treatment) or a placebo.
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Janet Ratziu
France
Local time: 20:26
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Thanks very much for the explanation Janet - that's very clear indeed and thanks to everyone else for their help. Best
Chris
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control arm


Explanation:
An "arm" in a clinical trial refers to any of the treatment groups. The control arm is the one that receives either no treatment, the standard treatment (as opposed to the experimental treatment) or a placebo.


    Reference: http://clinicaltrials-nccs.nlm.nih.gov/ct/info/glossary;jses...
Janet Ratziu
France
Local time: 20:26
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Thanks very much for the explanation Janet - that's very clear indeed and thanks to everyone else for their help. Best
Chris

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