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Surgeons’ and methodologists’ perceptions of utilising an expertise-based randomised controlled trial design: a qualitative study

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Background: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are widely recognised to be the most rigorous way to test new and emerging clinical interventions. When the interventions under study are two different surgical procedures, however, surgeons are required to be trained and sufficiently proficient in the different surgical approaches to take part in such a trial. It is often the case that even where surgeons can perform both trial surgical procedures, they have a preference and/or... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13063-018-2832-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
St Hughs College
ORCID:
0000-0002-4156-6989
Campbell, MK More by this author
Gillies, K More by this author
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
19
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Article: 478
Publication date:
2018-09-06
Acceptance date:
2018-08-01
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ISSN:
1745-6215
Pubs id:
pubs:892037
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uri:84fd3e25-03b3-4773-bc37-2f84db267502
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uuid:84fd3e25-03b3-4773-bc37-2f84db267502
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pubs:892037

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