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Questions asked and answered in pilot and feasibility randomized controlled trials.

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BACKGROUND: In the last decade several authors have reviewed the features of pilot and feasibility studies and advised on the issues that should be addressed within them. We extend this literature by examining published pilot/feasibility trials that incorporate random allocation, examining their stated objectives, results presented and conclusions drawn, and comparing drug and non-drug trials. METHODS: A search of EMBASE and MEDLINE databases for 2000 to 2009 revealed 3652 papers that met ou...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2288-11-117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC medical research methodology More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
117
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2288
ISSN:
1471-2288
Language:
English
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pubs:262417
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uuid:fa16221f-891b-4fec-8892-3da8987c8098
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pubs:262417
Source identifiers:
262417
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2013-11-17

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