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English translation: Double-blind study

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16:35 Oct 9, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Portuguese term or phrase: Ensaio com cupla ocultação
I am doing a translation about clinical trials of drugs. Under the heading "tipo de ensaio", the above phrase comes as an option.
Many thanks in advance.
Sue Simons
Local time: 10:14
English translation:Double-blind study
Explanation:
That is, a study in which neither the subjects (patients) nor the investigators (physicians) know whether the study drug or the placebo is being taken, until the end of the study.

Cheers, HC
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Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 02:14
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Sorry, it should have read "dupla" - it was midnight when I postd the question!! Thanks for your help.
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naDouble-blind clinical trialJosé Malaquias
naDouble-blind studyHeathcliff


  

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Double-blind study


Explanation:
That is, a study in which neither the subjects (patients) nor the investigators (physicians) know whether the study drug or the placebo is being taken, until the end of the study.

Cheers, HC

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 02:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
Grading comment
Sorry, it should have read "dupla" - it was midnight when I postd the question!! Thanks for your help.
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Double-blind clinical trial


Explanation:
Just a minor variation on Heathcliff's answer. His explanation is very good.

José Malaquias
Portugal
Local time: 10:14
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 30
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