#365papers February Update

In my first post on this blog, I set myself 3 PhD-related goals for 2017. One of those goals was to read more widely, and more frequently, and I decided that doing the #365papers challenge would be a good way to do that.

Here’s my February update. I found this month a big more difficult than last month – time just seemed to go much faster so and I was missing days quite regularly, meaning I was reading 4 or 5 papers at a time in order to keep up.

February’s reading:

  1. Making doubt generative: rethinking the role of doubt in the research process
  2. Chocolate bar as an incentive did not increase response rate among physiotherapists: a randomised controlled trial
  3. Presenting the results of Cochrane systematic consumer audience: a qualitative study
  4. User experiences of evidence-based online resources for health professionals: User testing of The Cochrane Library
  5. User testing and stakeholder feedback contributed to the development of understandable and useful Summary of Findings tables for Cochrane reviews
  6. RevManHAL: towards automatic text generation in systematic reviews
  7. Developing a survey of barriers and facilitators to recruitment in randomised controlled trials
  8. Enhancing the reporting of implementation research
  9. Making mindset matter
  10. Multilayered and digitally structured presentation formats of trustworthy recommendations: a combined survey and randomised trial
  11. Can patient involvement improve patient safety? A cluster randomised control trial of the Patient Reporting and Action for a Safe Environment (PRASE) intervention
  12. Staff experiences of closing out a clinical trial involving withdrawal of treatment: qualitative study
  13. A systematic review of discontinued trials suggested that most reasons for recruitment failure were preventable
  14. Cohort profile: the Scottish Research register SHARE. A register of people interested in research participation linked to NHS data sets
  15. Understanding pragmatism and PRECIS-2
  16. Sex can affect participation, engagement, and adherence in trials
  17. Communicating with participants during the conduct of multi-center clinical trials
  18. Models and impact of patient and public involvement in studies carried out by the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at University College London: findings from ten case studies
  19. Decision aids for randomised controlled trials: a qualitative exploration of stakeholders’ views
  20. Participant retention practices in longitudinal clinical research studies with high retention rates
  21. Application of Incident Command Structure to clinical trial management in the academic setting: principles and lessons learned
  22. Publishing protocols for trials of complex interventions before trial completion – potential pitfalls, solutions and the need for public debate
  23. Design of case report forms based on a public metadata registry: re-use of data elements to improve compatibility of data
  24. Understanding variations in patient screening and recruitment in a multicenter pilot randomised controlled trial: a vignette-based study
  25. Risk of selection bias in randomised trials: further insight
  26. Assessment of clinical trial participant patient satisfaction: a call to action
  27. Stakeholders’ views on the ethical challenges of pragmatic trials investigating pharmaceutical drugs
  28. Financial considerations in the conduct of multi-centre randomised controlled trials: evidence from a qualitative study

Are any of you attempting to read #365papers this year? If you have any papers you’d recommend I read please leave them in a comment below.

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