An Exponential Model for Treatment Effects Without a Control Group


Abstract: It may be desirable to estimate the behaviour of a pair of random variables and their functions through the information acquired by utilizing only one of them and its functions. In this work, such an approach has been used. Motivated by the need to provide treatment to every patient in a new drug trial, an exponential model was considered. This approach provides sufficient information to make inferences about the effect of a treatment without using a control group who will be otherwise denied treatment, as an alternative method to the commonly used controlled clinical trials.

Keywords: Controlled clinical trials, exponential probability distribution

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