A lesson learnt: the importance of modelling in randomized controlled trials for complex interventions in primary care.

@article{Rowlands2005ALL,
  title={A lesson learnt: the importance of modelling in randomized controlled trials for complex interventions in primary care.},
  author={Gillian Rowlands and Jane Sims and Sally M Kerry},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={132-9}
}
BACKGROUND The Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) is recognised as the 'gold standard' in quantitative research. However RCTs testing health care interventions can be difficult to design and implement. Health care interventions are often complex in themselves and are always applied in complex settings. Such interventions require a process of careful 'modelling' to maximize the chances of successful trials that will add to knowledge. OBJECTIVES To describe the terms 'complex' and 'modelling' as… CONTINUE READING

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