Sample size requirements to estimate key design parameters from external pilot randomised controlled trials: a simulation study

Teare, M.D., Dimairo, M., Shephard, N. et al. (3 more authors) (2014) Sample size requirements to estimate key design parameters from external pilot randomised controlled trials: a simulation study. Trials, 15. 264. ISSN 1745-6215

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Authors/Creators:
  • Teare, M.D.
  • Dimairo, M.
  • Shephard, N.
  • Hayman, A.
  • Whitehead, A.
  • Walters, S.J.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2014 Teare et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
Keywords: sample size; feasibility studies; pilot studies; binary outcomes; continuous outcomes; RCTs
Dates:
  • Published: 3 July 2014
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)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2015 15:30
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2015 15:30
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-15-264
Status: Published
Publisher: BioMed Central
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-15-264
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