Events

DSECT/DSEN Monthly Seminar Series - Sep 28, 2017

 

 

“The role of pilot and feasibility trials in drug safety and effectiveness research”

 

September 28, 2017 at 3-4pm EDT

Online via GoToWebinar

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2119788435127512067 

 

Presented by

Lehana Thabane, PhD
Professor/Associate Chair, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
(formerly the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Associate Member, Departments of Anesthesia/Pediatrics, McMaster University
Director, Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph's Healthcare--Hamilton
Editor-In-Chief, Pilot and Feasibility Studies
 

 

Abstract:

This session will cover the following isssues:

  1. Defining a pilot and feasibility study
  2. Understanding the current practice in pilot/feasibility trials
  3. Learning about the essential elements of pilot and feasibility trials
  4. Introducing the CONSORT extension to pilot trials

Resources:

  • Eldridge S., Chan C., Campbell M., Bond C., Hopewell S., Thabane L., Lancaster G.A. CONSORT Statement: extension to randomised pilot and feasibility trials. BMJ 2016, 355:i5239. DOI.org/10.1136/bmj.i5239 (dual publication).
  • Thabane L., Hopewell S., Lancaster G.A., Bond C., Coleman C., Campbell M., Eldridge S. Methods and Processes for Development of a CONSORT Extension for Reporting Pilot Randomized Controlled Trials. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2016, 2:25. DOI 10.1186/s40814-016-0065-z.
  • Eldridge S., Lancaster G.A., Campbell M., Thabane L., Hopewell S., Coleman C., Bond C. Defining feasibility and pilot studies in preparation for randomised controlled trials: using consensus methods and validation to develop a conceptual framework. PloS One, 2016, 11(3): e0150205. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150205.
  • Thabane L., Hopewell S., Lancaster G.A., Bond C., Coleman C., Campbell M., Eldridge S. Methods and Processes for Development of a CONSORT Extension for Reporting Pilot Randomized Controlled Trials. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2016, 2:25. DOI 10.1186/s40814-016-0065-z.
  • Eldridge S., Lancaster G.A., Campbell M., Thabane L., Hopewell S., Coleman C., Bond C. Defining feasibility and pilot studies in preparation for randomised controlled trials: using consensus methods and validation to develop a conceptual framework. PloS One, 2016, 11(3): e0150205. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150205.
  • Thabane L, Lancaster G. Improving the efficiency of trials using innovative pilot designs: the next phase in the conduct and reporting of pilot and feasibility studies. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 2018;4:14
  • Thabane et al. A tutorial on pilot studies: the what, why and how. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2010;10:1