Allocation concealment

What is Allocation concealment?

Allocation concealment definition and meaning on Health terms:
A technique used to prevent selection bias by concealing the allocation sequence from those assigning participants to intervention groups, until the moment of assignment. Allocation concealment prevents researchers from (unconsciously or otherwise) influencing which participants are assigned to a given intervention group. Taken from Consort http://www. consort-statement. org/resources/glossary