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Recruitment to randomised trials : Strategies for Trial Enrolment and Participation Study. The STEPS study
(Gray Publishing, 2007-11)
Objectives: To identify factors associated with good and poor recruitment to multicentre trials. Data sources: Part A: database of trials started in or after 1994 and were due to end before 2003 held by the Medical Research ...
Interdisciplinary communication in the intensive care unit
BACKGROUND: Patient safety research has shown poor communication among intensive care unit (ICU) nurses and doctors to be a common causal factor underlying critical incidents in intensive care. This study examines whether ...
Protocol for stage 1 of the GAP study (Genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of bone):an interview study about genetic testing and preventive treatment
(BMC Health Services Research, 2006-06-08)
Marketing and clinical trials : a case study
(BioMed Central, 2007-11-20)
Background: Publicly funded clinical trials require a substantial commitment of time and money. To ensure that sufficient numbers of patients are recruited it is essential that they address important questions in a rigorous ...
Recruitment to publicly funded trials - are surgical trials really different?
Good recruitment is integral to the conduct of a high-quality randomised controlled trial. It has been suggested that recruitment is particularly difficult for evaluations of surgical interventions, a field in which there ...
A warning on early-warning scores!Text
(Oxford University Press, 2007-06)
Single imputation methods were inadequate for missing not at random (MNAR) quality of life data
Objective: QoL data were routinely collected in a randomised controlled trial (RCT), which employed a reminder system, retrieving about 50% of data originally missing. The objective was to use this unique feature to ...
Protocol for stage 2 of the GaP study (genetic testing acceptability for Paget's disease of the bone) : a questionnaire study to investigate whether relatives of people with Paget's disease would accept genetic testing and preventative treatment if they were available
(BioMed Central, 2008-05-29)
Background: Paget's disease of bone (PDB) disrupts normal bone architecture and causes pain, deformity, deafness, osteoarthritis, and fractures. Genetic factors play a role in PDB and genetic tests are now conducted for ...