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Development of a complex intervention improved randomization and informed consent in a randomized controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE: Multicenter randomized trials are required for pragmatic evaluations of health care interventions, but recruitment is difficult. Systematic reviews failed to identify robust strategies to improve recruitment. We developed and evaluated a complex intervention to increase levels of randomization and informed consent. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: The ProtecT (Prostate testing for cancer and Treatment) trial compares radical surgery, radical conformal radiotherapy, and active monitoring f...

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Donovan, JL More by this author
Peters, TJ More by this author
Brindle, L More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of clinical epidemiology
Volume:
62
Issue:
1
Pages:
29-36
Publication date:
2009-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:f2a7aa52-ac58-4878-b857-bd9916bda89f
Source identifiers:
120651
Local pid:
pubs:120651

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