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Personalized contact strategies and predictors of time to survey completion: analysis of two sequential randomized trials

Background Effective strategies for contacting and recruiting study participants are critical in conducting clinical research. In this study, we conducted two sequential randomized controlled trials of mail- and telephone-based strategies for contacting and recruiting participants, and evaluated participant-related variables’ association with time to survey completion and survey...

Cognitive screening among acute respiratory failure survivors: a cross-sectional evaluation of the Mini-Mental State Examination

Dinglas Timothy D Girard James C Jackson Peter E Morris Catherine L Hough Pedro A Mendez-Tellez E Wesley Ely Minxuan Huang Dale M Needham Ramona O Hopkins 0 1 with the NIH NHLBI ARDS Network 0 Psychology

Improving data quality control in quality improvement projects

Background The results of many quality improvement (QI) projects are gaining wide-spread attention. Policy-makers, hospital leaders and clinicians make important decisions based on the assumption that QI project results are accurate. However, compared with clinical research, QI projects are typically conducted with substantially fewer resources, potentially impacting data quality...