Category Archives: MiTy Kids

MiTy/MiTy Kids Summer Newsletter!

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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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Retention Strategies from Dr. Jill Hamilton and the team at SickKids Hospital

Thank you to all who were able to participate in our last Progress Teleconference.  Below are a few helpful tips presented by Dr. Jill Hamilton, Katherine Hamilton, and Michele Strom: Build a rapport at recruitment: part of what keeps our participants in the study is consistent staff who are friendly and who they can trust! […]

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Happy Holidays from the MiTy/MiTy Team

 

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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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PHI Form Available in OpenClinica