A thematic analysis of factors influencing recruitment to maternal and perinatal trials

@article{Tooher2008ATA,
  title={A thematic analysis of factors influencing recruitment to maternal and perinatal trials},
  author={R. Tooher and Philippa F Middleton and Caroline A Crowther},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={36 - 36}
}
BackgroundRecruitment of eligible participants remains one of the biggest challenges to successful completion of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Only one third of trials recruit on time, often requiring a lengthy extension to the recruitment period. We identified factors influencing recruitment success and potentially effective recruitment strategies.MethodsWe searched MEDLINE and EMBASE from 1966 to December Week 2, 2006, the Cochrane Library Methodology Register in December 2006, and… CONTINUE READING

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