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An optimised patient information sheet did not significantly increase recruitment or retention in a falls prevention study: An embedded randomised recruitment trial

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Background

Randomised controlled trials are generally regarded as the ‘gold standard’ experimental design to determine the effectiveness of an intervention. Unfortunately, many trials either fail to recruit sufficient numbers of participants, or recruitment takes longer than anticipated. The current embedded trial evaluates the effectiveness of optimised patient information sheets on recruitment of participants in a falls prevention trial.

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A three-arm, emb...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-017-1797-7

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0000-0002-9860-0850
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
144
Publication date:
2017-03-28
Acceptance date:
2017-01-11
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EISSN:
1745-6215
Pmid:
28351376

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