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Fig. 2 | Trials

Fig. 2

From: Advantages of Bayesian monitoring methods in deciding whether and when to stop a clinical trial: an example of a neonatal cooling trial

Fig. 2

Probabilities of treatment benefit (log RR) on predischarge mortality for three experimental cooling groups. Negative values favor the experimental group. Deeper cooling (β 1; left panel), longer cooling (β 2; middle panel), and both (β 1 + β 2 + β 3; right panel) are compared with standard cooling (33.5 °C for 72 h). Top (bottom) panel shows the neutral (enthusiastic) prior and corresponding posterior probabilities

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