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Staff experiences of closing out a clinical trial involving withdrawal of treatment: qualitative study

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BACKGROUND: The ending of a clinical trial may be challenging, particularly if staff are required to withdraw the investigated treatment(s); however, this aspect of trial work is surprisingly under-researched. To address this gap, we explored the experiences of staff involved in closing out a trial that entailed withdrawal of treatment (insulin pumps) from some patients. METHODS: Interviews were conducted with n = 22 staff, recruited from seven trial sites. Data were analysed thematically. RE...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13063-017-1813-y

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
61
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2017-02-07
Acceptance date:
2017-01-24
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ISSN:
1745-6215
Pubs id:
pubs:679587
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uri:ca8f5b54-d776-4a0f-b05d-97554655a4d2
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uuid:ca8f5b54-d776-4a0f-b05d-97554655a4d2
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pubs:679587

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