Mobilising knowledge between practitioners and researchers to iteratively refine a complex intervention (DAFNEplus) pre-trial: protocol for a structured, collaborative working group process

@inproceedings{Breckenridge2018MobilisingKB,
  title={Mobilising knowledge between practitioners and researchers to iteratively refine a complex intervention (DAFNEplus) pre-trial: protocol for a structured, collaborative working group process},
  author={Jenna P Breckenridge and Carla Gianfrancesco and Nicole de Zoysa and Julia Lawton and David Rankin and Elizabeth Coates},
  booktitle={Pilot and feasibility studies},
  year={2018}
}
Background Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of complex interventions often begin with a pilot phase to test the proposed methods and refine the intervention before it is trialled. Although the Medical Research Council (MRC) recommends regular communication between the practitioners delivering the intervention and the researchers evaluating it during the pilot phase, there is a lack of practical guidance about how to undertake this aspect of pre-trial work. This paper describes a novel… CONTINUE READING
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