Author Archives: MiTyKids

Fast food and juice consumption: what to do if it is less than available options

The 12, 18 and 24 month visit forms include questions regarding fast food and juice consumption: Does the child eat “fast foods”? (Examples – pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, fish sticks, French fries) → If yes, how many times a week does the child eat “fast foods”? Once a week 2 times a week […]

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How to proceed if you cannot complete a question

If you are not able to obtain an answer for a question, leave the answer blank and create a discrepancy note with an explanation that the answer could not be obtained. Please do not answer the questions as ‘no’. Remember to hit ‘save’ when the case report form has been completed.

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Personal Health Information

In cases where a MiTy Kids participant declines full consent we request that you ask the participant to consider signing the Authorization For The Release of Personal Health Information Form (PHI). This from can be sent to their family physician allowing us to collect partial information such as weight and height. Once the participant agrees […]

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Adding MiTy Kids Participants into OpenClinica

MiTy Kids participants study ID number and information is automatically pulled into OpenClinica upon the completion of the Delivery Form at the MiTy end.  However,if you are aware of a delivery but do not see the participant’s study ID number in OpenClinica, we kindly request that you do not add the participant’s study ID number […]

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MiTy Kids Year End Newsletter: Review of 2015 and Looking Forward

Click on the image below to view the MiTy Kids Newsletter: 2015 in Review, and looking forward.

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Repeating Questions on Case Report Forms

The MiTy Kids Case Report Forms (CRFs) contain many repeating questions throughout the follow-up period for our MiTy Kids participants.  In order to increase efficiency when completing the CRFs, we have created a Log Sheet for recording Repeating Questions. This worksheet will prevent multiple/varying answers to the same questions across forms.  For example, the following […]

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24 Month Follow-up Visit

We would like to remind everyone that it is very important that we get in contact with all participants to complete their 24 month visit, as the information in the 24 month visit form will contribute to our primary outcome. Please continue to try and book the 24 month follow-up even if the participant is […]

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Queries and Reports

  Starting February, the MiTy Kids coordinating centre will be sending out overdue data, query and 24 month visit reports. Below is a description of what each report will entail:   Overdue Data You will receive an email regarding all outstanding data for your site. A copy of the Overdue Data report will be attached, […]

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Happy New Years!!

  Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful 2014 and we look forward to a successful year ahead. Remember to continue contacting the MiTy mothers to obtain consent for the MiTy Kids study, and to schedule the follow-up visits. Let’s make 2015 a great year for the MiTy Kids study.

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Happy Holidays!

The MiTy Kids team would like to wish all of our collaborators a wonderful holiday season. We look forward to continuing to work with you in the New Year.

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