Monthly Archives: April 2014

EMPOWER Patient Diary

Greetings EMPOWER Collaborators, The EMPOWER Patient Diary is a very important study tool as it is used to collect our primary outcome data. Here are some helpful strategies to ensure the Patient Diaries are accurate and complete. Before giving the Patient Diary to a new recruit Complete the diary Contact Information page Fill out the […]

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Recruitment Tips

Here are some recruitment strategies and challenges shared by some of our sites: Recruitment Strategies 1. Early detection/contact Early screening and tagging of potential participants by research nurses seemed to increase the chances of successful recruitment. If possible, presenting the trial before pregnancy allows ample time for the patient to review the trial with her […]

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