Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Great new paper published exploring the challenges of clinician-led data collection

RAT Group's Claire Bentley and others from the University of Sheffield recently published a paper entitled;

"A pilot randomised controlled trial of a telehealth intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: challenges of clinician-led data collection."

The authors announced that recruitment difficulties prevented their study from progressing to a larger RCT. Other issues they faced included missing data, that was resolved by recruiting a research nurse. The study provides recommendations for the introduction and evaluation of complex interventions within clinical settings. 

To access the full article please click here.

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