The Resource A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research

A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research

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A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research
Title
A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research
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eng
Summary
Cluster randomisedtrials are trials in which groups (or clusters) of individuals are randomly allocated to different forms of treatment. In health care, these trials often compare different ways of managing a disease or promoting healthy living, in contrast to conventional randomised trials which randomise individuals to different treatments, classically comparing new drugs with a placebo. They are increasingly common in health services research. This book addresses the statistical, practical, and ethical issues arising from allocating groups of individuals, or clusters, to different interventions. Key features: Guides readers through the stages of conducting a trial, from recruitment to reporting. Presents a wide range of examples with particular emphasis on trials in health services research and primary care, with both principles and techniques explained. Topics are specifically presented in the order in which investigators think about issues when they are designing a trial. Combines information on the latest developments in the field together with a practical guide to the design and implementation of cluster randomised trials. Explains principles and techniques through numerous examples including many from the authors own experience. Includes a wide range of references for those who wish to read further. This book is intended as a practical guide, written for researchers from the health professions including doctors, psychologists, and allied health professionals, as well as statisticians involved in the design, execution, analysis and reporting of cluster randomised trials. Those with a more general interest will find the plentiful examples illuminating
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Eldridge, Sandra
LC call number
W 84.3
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Kerry, Sally
  • Grieve, Richard
  • Ukoumunne, Obioha
Series statement
Statistics in Practice Ser.
Series volume
v.120
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Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
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A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research
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online resource
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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2nd ed.
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1 online resource (300 pages)
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online
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9781119966258
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC834627
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL834627
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10524069
  • (OCoLC)772844990
Label
A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health Services Research
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119966258
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC834627
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL834627
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10524069
  • (OCoLC)772844990

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