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    The "technique" of allocation concealment?

    Dear Editor,

    In the recent piece “Evidence-Based Child Health 2: Understanding Randomized Controlled Trials”, Akobeng demonstrated a fundamental misunderstanding which has caused some of the advice given to be misleading and incorrect. Moreover, this misunderstanding has been adequately covered in the literature, and so a more diligent search would have prevented the error. Instead, your readers are now being told...

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