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Exploring treatment preferences facilitated recruitment to randomized controlled trials

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Objective: To explore how patients' treatment preferences were expressed and justified during recruitment to a randomized controlled trial (RCT) and how they influenced participation and treatment decisions. Study Design and Setting: Qualitative analysis of audio recordings of recruitment appointments with 93 participants aged 51-70 years in a UK multicenter RCT of localized prostate cancer treatments. Results: Treatment preferences at recruitment were more complex and dynamic than previously...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
Volume:
64
Issue:
10
Pages:
1127-1136
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:7709143b-9945-43c7-bbb5-72d31e227625
Source identifiers:
179509
Local pid:
pubs:179509

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