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    Effect of a birthday card on retention and data completion rates in trials involving children
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    TYPhooN (Thank You and Pre Notification) SWAT Protocol: sending pre-notification emails to trial participants before outcome measurement
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    Sending pre-notification cards to trial participants before outcome measurement to improve retention
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    Effects of different types of feedback presentation in an online Delphi study
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    Effects of the use of multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) on decision quality in an online Delphi (Delphi MDQ)
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    Effects of feedback method on ranking in an online Delphi study
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    Effects of question section order on prioritization of items by stakeholder groups in an online Delphi study
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    Effects of population compared to purposive sampling for consensus in an online Delphi study
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    Multi criterion decision analysis (MCDA) to improve decision quality in an online Delphi study
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    Evaluation of offering an incentive before or after completion of a 2-year follow-up postal questionnaire on the response rate in parents of preterm babies
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    Effects of an enhanced trainee Principal Investigator package and digital nudging on monthly recruitment rates
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    Site visits to initiate recruitment in a clinical trial: Does it matter who conducts the visit?
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    Strategies to optimise retention to an online randomised controlled trial for relatives of people with severe mental illness
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    Identifying opinions on the features needed for making a study successful
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    Does local radio and social media advertisement increase recruitment?
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    The influence of different healthcare professionals delivering an intervention in a medication optimisation trial
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    Telephone reminders to people who do not respond to a postal invitation to join a trial
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    Mentioning scarcity of trial places in text (SMS) reminders
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    Offering financial incentives to potential trial participants to improve recruitment
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    Enhancing Recruitment Using Teleconference and Commitment Contract (ERUTECC)
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    Provision of information about a core outcome set and trial questionnaire completion
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    Patient decision aid to reduce decisional conflict in patients considering entry into a prospective cohort study
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    Prioritising key motivators and challenges influencing informal caregivers to participate in randomised trials
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    Giving trial participants a thank you note or card after each study visit
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    Including a photograph on the invitation letter for a prospective study
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    Statistical methods for compensating for missing longitudinal data in a cluster randomised trial
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    Promoting group identity to improve questionnaire return rate
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    Comparison of the small modified Rankin Scale questionnaire with face-to-face modified Rankin Scale
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    Effects of the use of different tone in reminder emails to nonrespondents for an online survey
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    Effects of a £10 note on trial retention
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    Incentives and reminders to complete an online survey
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    Participants' perspectives and preferences on clinical trial result dissemination
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    Timing of text message prompts to increase trial participant response to postal questionnaires
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    Use of local champions to contact and recruit potential participants
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    Cost implications of conducting a risk assessment prior to developing a monitoring plan for a multicentre clinical trial
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    Improving trial recruitment using pens as an incentive
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    Training in obtaining informed consent for clinical trials
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    Personalised text message versus standard text message prompts for increasing response to postal questionnaires
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    Offering study results as an incentive to increase response rates to postal questionnaires
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    Effects of a newsletter and Post-it® note on postal questionnaire response rates
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    Effects of a re-designed Participant Information Sheet
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    Electronic prompts to increase response rates to postal questionnaires
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    Use of a leaflet containing information about healthcare research for recruitment to a randomised trial
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    Effect of envelope colour on response rates
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    Pre-notification of trial participants by newsletter to improve response rates
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    Remote versus on-site initiation visits
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    Improving trial recruitment with a leaflet advertising patient and public involvement
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    Two-by-two factorial randomised trial to evaluate strategies to improve follow-up in a randomised prevention trial
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    Using a theoretically informed cover letter to improve response rates to annual postal questionnaires
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    Systematic Techniques for Assisting Recruitment to Trials (MRC START)
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    Promoting Recruitment using Information Management Efficiently (PRIME)
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    Provision of incentives to improve participant response to data collection in a randomised trial of a public health intervention
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    Optimum time and day to send invitation letter for trials
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    Prompting participants to return baseline questionnaires to improve the provision of follow-up information in trials
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    Gifts to improve participation in research
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    Sending a letter or telephoning potential participants as a method of follow-up to improve recruitment to research
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    Providing information on end-of-study compensation to improve participation in research
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    Video presentation of trial information to potential patient participants in a randomized trial
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    Financial incentives to complete follow-up questionnaires in a randomised trial
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    Projected accrual as part of effective site selection for a multi-centre randomised trial
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    Monitoring consent forms by Skype videoconferences
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    Skype videoconferences to improve site engagement in multi-centre randomised trials
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    Pre-randomisation matching of sites in a cluster randomised trial
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    Telephone screening versus face-to-face screening for the identification of participants in a multicentre trial
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    Impact of questionnaire design on response rates and satisfaction of the participants
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    Using a limited number of practitioners to recruit participants to a multicentre randomized trial.
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    Influence of explicit discussion of confidentiality in an invitation letter for a prospective study
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    Description of the study / project in an invitation letter for a prospective study
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    Gender of the person signing an invitation letter for a prospective study
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    Timing and mode of delivery of a self-completion questionnaire
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    Site visits by the principal investigator to improve recruitment in a multicentre randomized trial
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