Guidance for using pilot studies to inform the design of intervention trials with continuous outcomes

Bell, M.L., Whitehead, A.L. and Julious, S.A. (2018) Guidance for using pilot studies to inform the design of intervention trials with continuous outcomes. Clinical Epidemiology, 10. pp. 153-157. ISSN 1179-1349

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Authors/Creators:
  • Bell, M.L.
  • Whitehead, A.L.
  • Julious, S.A.
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Keywords: feasibility; pilot; power; randomized controlled trial; sample size; sensitivity analysis
Dates:
  • Published: 18 January 2018
  • Accepted: 14 November 2017
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Health and Related Research (Sheffield) > Sheffield Centre for Health and Related Research
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2018 16:29
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2018 10:47
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S146397
Status: Published online
Publisher: Dove Medical Press
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S146397
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