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Recruitment rates and reasons for community physicians' non-participation in an interdisciplinary intervention study on leg ulceration

Oliver R Herber12*, Wilfried Schnepp2 and Monika A Rieger13

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1 Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke, Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 50, 58448 Witten, Germany

2 Department for Family-oriented and Community-based Nursing, Institute of Nursing Science, University of Witten/Herdecke, Stockumer Str. 12, 58453 Witten, Germany

3 Institute of Occupational and Social Medicine, University Hospital Tübingen, Wilhelmstr. 27, 72074 Tübingen, Germany

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BMC Medical Research Methodology 2009, 9:61  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-9-61

Published: 14 August 2009

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Results of both recruitment phases specified according to the various recruitment strategies employed. The table provides an overview of the results of both recruitment phases specified according to the various recruitment strategies employed.

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Thematic grouping of reasons for non-participation of physicians in a clinical trial. The box provided shows the thematic grouping of reasons for non-participation of physicians in a clinical trial investigating the impact of a nurse specialist on self-care in leg ulcer patients.

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