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Does it matter if clinicians recruiting for a trial don't understand what the trial is really about? Qualitative study of surgeons' experiences of participation in a pragmatic multi-centre RCT.

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BACKGROUND: Qualitative methods are increasingly used to study the process of clinical trials and patients understanding of the rationale for trials, randomisation and reasons for taking part or refusing. Patients' understandings are inevitably influenced by the recruiting clinician's understanding of the trial, yet relatively little qualitative work has explored clinicians' perceptions and understandings of trials. This study interviewed surgeons shortly after the multi-centre, pragmatic RC...

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10.1186/1745-6215-8-4

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Journal:
Trials More from this journal
Volume:
8
Pages:
4
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1745-6215
ISSN:
1745-6215
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:107675
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uuid:23f7497b-aed3-4adf-ac1e-e9c3ed32c678
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pubs:107675
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107675
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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