Table 1

A schedule of trial time points according to the Standardized Protocol Items: Recommendation for Interventional Trials guidelines (ref)

Timepoint*Study period
EnrolmentAllocationPost-allocationClose-out
-t1t0t1t2t3t4
Enrolment
 Eligibility screenX
 Assessment of AF riskX
 AllocationX
 Informed consentX
Interventions
 14-day continuous ECG monitoring (ePatch)Embedded Image
Assessments
 Baseline characteristics and medical historyX
 Incident AF on ePatch (intervention)Embedded Image
 Incident AF in RHIP (control)X
  • *-t1: activities prior to randomisation and treatment allocation; t0: randomisation and treatment allocation; t1: obtain informed consent; t2: send out mails containing an ePatch; t3: completing ePatch monitoring and assess AF diagnoses; collect AF diagnoses from RHIP.

  • AF, atrial fibrillation; RHIP, Region Halland Information Platform.