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Can we really be expected to look for randomised controlled trials to test the effectiveness of large scale community interventions? Is it really ethical to educate only some children specifically about the dangers of traffic, or to randomly allocate some children at high risk of abuse/neglect to health visiting and ignore others, or to treat some meningococcal contacts with ceftriaxone instead of rifampicin, in order to “prove” that an intervention …

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