The PRECIS-2 tool: designing trials that are fit for purpose

Kirsty Loudon* (Corresponding Author), Shaun Treweek, Frank Sullivan, Peter Donnan, Kevin E Thorpe, Merrick Zwarenstein

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Original languageEnglish
Article numberh2147
JournalBMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2015

Bibliographical note

We acknowledge the contributions made by the participants at the THETA meeting in Toronto in March 2013, the Delphi participants, the user testing participants, the raters who helped validate PRECIS-2, and the web designer: Lusine Abrahamyan, Fernando Althabe, Doug Altman, Luca Boni, Eric Brass, Daniel Bratton, Marion Campbell, June Carroll, Heather Cassie, Vilemine Carayanni, Kalipso Chalkidou, An-Wen Chan, Sandra Eldridge, Louis D Fiore, Gordon Forbes, Bridget Gaglio, Christian Gold, Amanda Graham, Bruce Guthrie, Joel Gagnier, David L Hahn, Peter Hall, Hans Hobbelen, Sally Hopewell, Gisele Huf, Eric Johnson, David Kent, Rodger Kessler, Jerry Krishnan, Thomas Lamont, Roberta Littleford, Ingrid Liodden, Noemi Lois, Graeme MacLennan, Vishnu Madhok, Janet Martin, Alison McDonald, David Moher, Franz Portzsolt, John Powers, Marianna Purgato, Valeria Rac, Jean Raymond, Clare Relton, Kim Reynolds, Dan Riddle, Russell Glasgow, Jodi Segal, Peter Selby, Daniel Steinfort, Blair Smith, Grace Thompson, Leandro Tramma, Peter Tugwell, Sabine N Van der Veer, Vivian Welch, Gianni Virgili, Fiona Williams, Hywel C Williams, Diane Witham, Miles Witham, Claudia Witt.

this work was supported by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of Scotland grant CZH/4/773, the UK Medical Research Council and the University of Dundee work through the provision of a PhD stipend for KL and from the Health Services Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen, which is core funded by the CSO of the Scottish Government Health Directories.

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