A protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised evaluations of strategies to improve participant recruitment to randomised controlled trials

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BACKGROUND Randomised controlled trials guard against selection bias and therefore offer the fairest way of evaluating healthcare interventions such as medicinal products, devices and services. Recruitment to trials can be extremely difficult, and poor recruitment can lead to extensions to both time and budget and may result in an underpowered study which… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13643-016-0308-3

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@inproceedings{Gardner2016APF, title={A protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised evaluations of strategies to improve participant recruitment to randomised controlled trials}, author={Heidi R. Gardner and Cynthia M Fraser and Graeme S. MacLennan and Shaun Treweek}, booktitle={Systematic reviews}, year={2016} }