Treatment outcome research in rural pediatric populations: the challenge of recruitment.

@article{Lim2011TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment outcome research in rural pediatric populations: the challenge of recruitment.},
  author={Crystal S Lim and Katherine W Follansbee-Junger and Megan S Crawford and David M. Janicke},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={696-707}
}
OBJECTIVE Pediatric treatment outcome research focusing on the physical and mental health of children living in rural areas is limited, despite the immense need. Participant recruitment is a significant barrier faced by pediatric researchers working in rural communities. The purpose of this article is to review challenges recruiting children and families to participate in treatment outcome research and identify effective and innovative procedures to enhance recruitment in rural populations… CONTINUE READING