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EBM teaching tip: Using lollies to show (non) concealment of allocation
  1. Tari Turner, MBUS,
  2. Claire Harris, MBBS, MSc
  1. Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Institute of Health Services Research
 Victoria, Australia

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    This exercise helps to illustrate “concealment of allocation”—a concept that many of our students struggle to separate from blinding.

    METHOD: Before your session, get envelopes and some lollies—enough for each member of the group—and divide the envelopes into 3 piles. In a third …

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