From the James Lind Library Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; 2018, Vol. 111(6) 216–224 DOI: 10.1177/0141076818776604 ‘Allocation concealment’: the evolution and adoption of a methodological term 1 2 3 4 5 6 Kenneth F Schulz , I Chalmers , DG Altman , DA Grimes , D Moher and RJ Hayes FHI 360, 359 Blackwell Street, Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701, USA and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA James Lind Initiative, Summertown Pavilion, Middle Way, Oxford OX2 7LG, UK Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA Centre for Journalology, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus, 501 Smyth Rd, Room L1288, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6, Canada Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK Corresponding author: Kenneth F Schulz. Email: KSchulz@fhi360.org Introduction The plethora of terminology surrounding rando- Random assignment of individual participants in clin- mised trials presents
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