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|Title||Link (Author(s) & Date)|
|1)||Site visits by the principal investigator to improve recruitment in a multicentre randomized trial.||SWAT01 Valerie Smith and Mike Clarke (2012 July 22 1151)|
|2)||Timing and mode of delivery of a self-completion questionnaire.||SWAT02 Lisa Maguire and Mike Clarke (2014 January 21 1306)|
|3)||Gender of the person signing an invitation letter for a prospective study.||SWAT03 Lisa Maguire and Mike Clarke (2014 January 21 1510)|
|4)||Description of the study / project in an invitation letter for a prospective study.||SWAT04 Lisa Maguire and Mike Clarke (2014 January 21 1448)|
|5)||Influence of explicit discussion of confidentiality in an invitation letter for a prospective study.||SWAT05 Lisa Maguire and Mike Clarke (2014 January 21 1505)|
|6)||Using a limited number of practitioners to recruit participants to a multicentre randomized trial.||SWAT06 Patricia Healy (2014 August 21 1553)|
|7)||Impact of questionnaire design on response rates and satisfaction of the participants.||SWAT07 Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin (2014 May 28 1632)|
|8)||Telephone screening versus face-to-face screening for the identification of participants in a multicentre trial.||SWAT08 Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin (2014 May 28 1645)|
Pre-randomisation matching of sites in a cluster randomised trial.
|SWAT09 Mike Clarke and Lisa Maguire (2015 January 22 1704)|
|10)||Skype videoconferences to improve site engagement in multi-centre randomised trials.||SWAT10 Peter J. Kelly (2014 September 20 1731)|
|11)||Monitoring consent forms by Skype videoconferences.||SWAT11 Peter J. Kelly (2014 September 20 1746)|
|12)||Projected accrual as part of effective site selection for a multi-centre randomised trial.||SWAT12 Joanna Peel (2014 December 08 1043)|
|13)||Financial incentives to complete follow-up questionnaires in a randomised trial.||SWAT13 Jonathan Cook (2013 February 01 1237)|
|15)||Video presentation of trial information to potential patient participants in a randomized trial.||SWAT15 Declan Devane, Andrew Murphy, Valerie Smith and Mike Clarke (2013 Jan 01)|
|16)||Providing information on end-of-study compensation to improve participation in research.||SWAT16 Lesley Anderson and Glen Titmarsh (2012 January 01 1511)|
Sending a letter or telephoning potential participants as a method of follow-up to improve recruitment to research.
|SWAT17 Lesley Anderson and Glen Titmarsh (2012 January 01 1547)|
Gifts to improve participation in research.
|SWAT18 Lesley Anderson and Glen Titmarsh (2012 January 01 1624)|
|19)||Prompting participants to return baseline questionnaires to improve the provision of follow-up information in trials.||SWAT19 Gillian W Shorter (2014 October 06 1640)|
Optimum time and day to send invitation letter for trials.
|SWAT20 Helen McAneney (2015 April 17 1537)|
|21)||Provision of incentives to improve participant response to data collection in a randomised trial of a public health intervention.||SWAT21 Frank Kee, Sarah Brennan, Mike Clarke, Chris Patterson (2015 JUL 01 1048)|
|22)||Promoting Recruitment using Information Management Efficiently (PRIME).||SWAT22 R Al-Shahi Salman, A Maxwell, R Parker, M Dennis, C Weir, A Rudd(14 03 5)|
Systematic Techniques for Assisting Recruitment to Trials (MRC START)
|SWAT23 Jo Rick, Peter Bower, Adwoa Hughes-Morley, Peter Knapp (2012 JAN 11 1301)|
Using a theoretically informed cover letter to improve response rates to annual postal questionnaires.
|SWAT24 Anne Duncan, Craig Ramsay, Debbie Bonetti, Jan Clarkson (2013 OCT 1 0901)|
Two-by-two factorial randomised trial to evaluate strategies to improve follow-up in a randomised prevention trial.
|SWAT25 A Montgomery, H Williams, L Bradshaw, J Chalmers (2014 MAR 1 1134)|
Improving trial recruitment with a leaflet advertising patient and public involvement.
|SWAT26 Adwoa Hughes-Morley (2014 MAR 1 1606)|
|27)||Remote versus on-site initiation visits.||SWAT27 L Jefferson, S Brealey, L Cook et al (2003 MAR 1 1407)|
Pre-notification of trial participants by newsletter to improve response rates.
|SWAT28 N Mitchell,C Hewitt,E Lenaghan,E Platt,L Shepstone,D Torgerson(20070201)|
Effect of envelope colour on response rates
|SWAT29 N Mitchell, C Hewitt, D Torgerson & SCOOP Trial Group (2008 JAN 1 1333)|
Use of a leaflet containing information about healthcare research for recruitment to a randomised trial
|SWAT30 C Arundel, D Torgerson, L Jefferson, and S Cockayne (2012 JUN 1 1459)|
Electronic prompts to increase response rates to postal questionnaires
|SWAT31 L Clark, S Ronaldson, L Dyson et al (2007 JAN 1 1442)|
Effects of a re-designed Participant Information Sheet
|SWAT32 S Cockayne, J Adamson, P Bower et al (2012 JAN 1 1149)|
Effects of a newsletter and Post-it® note on postal
|SWAT33 S Cockayne, J Adamson, B Corbacho et al (2012 AUG 15 1210)|
Offering study results as an incentive to increase response rates to postal questionnaires
|SWAT34 Sarah Cockayne and David J Torgerson (2007 JAN 1 1518)|
Personalised text message versus standard text message prompts for increasing response to postal questionnaires
|SWAT35 Adwoa Hughes-Morley and David Torgerson (2015 DEC 1 1201)|
|36)||Training in obtaining informed consent for clinical trials.||SWAT36 Alina Constantin (2016 MAR 13 1417)|
|37)||Improving trial recruitment using pens as an incentive||SWAT37 A Hughes-Morley and D Torgerson (2016 FEB 20 1421)|
|38)||Cost implications of conducting a risk assessment prior to developing a monitoring plan for a multicentre clinical trial||SWAT38 Caroline Hurley (2016 JAN 10 1404)|
Use of local champions to contact and recruit potential
|SWAT43 Mike Clarke, Vivien Coates (2016 JUL 8 1153)|
Timing of text message prompts to increase trial participant response to postal questionnaires.
|SWAT44 A Hughes-Morley, S Brealey, A Keding et al (2015 DEC 1 1420)|
Participants' perspectives and preferences on clinical trial
|SWAT46 Professor Patricia Kearney (2016 FEB 10 1225)|
Incentives and reminders to complete an online survey
|SWAT47 Mike Clarke, Sara Schroter, Amy Price (2016 NOV 5 1228)|
Effects of a £10 note on trial retention
|SWAT48 Catherine Arundel, Emily Peckham, Simon Gilbody (2016 JUL 22 1403)|
Effects of the use of different tone in reminder emails to non-respondents for an online survey
|SWAT49 Amy Price,Sara Schroter, Mike Clarke (2016 DEC 1 1323)|
Comparison of the small modified Rankin Scale questionnaire with face-to-face modified Rankin Scale
Promoting group identity to improve questionnaire return rate
|SWAT51 Ashley Agus (2019 MAR 28 1133)|
Statistical methods for compensating for missing longitudinal data in a cluster randomised trial
|SWAT52 Ricardo Segurado (2016 MAR 15 0937)
Including a photograph on the invitation letter for a prospective study
|SWAT53 Rohan Anand and Natasha Green (2017 APR 15 1040)|
Giving trial participants a thank you note or card after each study visit
|SWAT54 Rohan Anand (2017 MAY 3 1415)|
Provision of information about a core outcome set and trial questionnaire completion
|SWAT57 Karen Matvienko-Sikar (2017 JAN 19 1138)|