Table 2

Patient timeline

In hospitalDay 1 (day of leaving hospital)Home period 1Clinic visit 1Home period 2Clinic visit 2
Eligibilityx
Informed consentx
Demographic datax
Randomisationx
First infusion device connectedx
Temperature sensor applied to patient's forearmx
Home nursing staff visit patientxxx
Patient completes logbookxxxxx
Clinical progress assessmentxx
Patient completes satisfaction surveyxx
Patient crossover to other infusion devicex
Discharge from trial and patient handoverx