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Strategies to improve retention in randomised trials: a Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
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    Is there potential for participant-centred retention strategies?
    • Katie Gillies, Research Fellow
    • Other Contributors:
      • Marion K. Campbell

    Brueton and colleagues provide evidence of strategies used to improve participant retention in randomised controlled trials [1]. Although the review is comprehensive, the authors themselves acknowledge that most of the published evidence relates to increasing questionnaire response rates. Monetary incentives were found to be most effective. Other interventions were identified (e.g shorter or disease specific questionnair...

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