Optimisation of complex health interventions prior to a randomised controlled trial: a scoping review of strategies used

@inproceedings{Levati2016OptimisationOC,
  title={Optimisation of complex health interventions prior to a randomised controlled trial: a scoping review of strategies used},
  author={Sara Levati and Pauline Campbell and Rachael Frost and Nadine Dougall and Mary Wells and Cam Donaldson and Suzanne Hagen},
  booktitle={Pilot and feasibility studies},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Many complex intervention trials fail to show an intervention effect. Although this may be due to genuine ineffectiveness, it may also be the result of sub-optimal intervention design, implementation failure or a combination of these. Given current financial constraints and the pressure to reduce waste and increase value in health services research, pre-trial strategies are needed to reduce the likelihood of design or implementation failure and to maximise the intervention's… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 20 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 39 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 51 references

A strategy for optimizing and evaluating behavioral interventions.

Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine • 2005
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Modelling process and outcomes in complex interventions

W. Sermeus
1st ed. Oxon: Routledge; • 2015
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…