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Comparison of randomized controlled trials discontinued or revised for poor recruitment and completed trials with the same research question: a matched qualitative study

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Background More than a quarter of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are prematurely discontinued, mostly due to poor recruitment of patients. In this study, we systematically compared RCTs discontinued or revised for poor recruitment and completed RCTs with the same underlying research question to better understand the causes of poor recruitment, particularly related to methodological aspects and context-specific study settings. Methods We compared RCTs that were discontinued or revised fo...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-019-3957-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3301-8085
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
20
Article number:
800
Publication date:
2019-12-30
Acceptance date:
2019-12-04
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EISSN:
1745-6215
Source identifiers:
1076324
Language:
English
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pubs:1076324
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uuid:ffb69488-6fe9-4008-9f44-7619574aabb9
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pubs:1076324
Deposit date:
2019-12-04

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