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Understanding the outcomes of multi-centre clinical trials: a qualitative study of health professional experiences and views.

Abstract:

All trials use protocols to standardize practice within and between trial centres and to enable replication of an experiment across space and time. However, while 'centre effects' have been noted in the literature, the processes and mechanisms by which trial staff convert a protocol into practice, and create 'evidence', is a relatively understudied phenomenon. We undertook a qualitative investigation of a multi-centre, UK-based, insulin trial, where differences were found between participatin...

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Jenkins, N More by this author
Darbyshire, J More by this author
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Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
74
Issue:
4
Pages:
574-581
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:93e99790-ced2-4c8b-8b19-12657bb97917
Source identifiers:
245995
Local pid:
pubs:245995

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