Table 3

Stages of study procedure

Stage of study


Online registration

- Participant registration, study consent and tutorial (self-completed online)


- Pre-study survey (self-completed online)

- Data from de-identified clinical audit from previous 12 months: electronic extraction (collected post-study)

Follow-up procedures

- Monthly one-minute surveys (self-completed online)

- Post-study survey (self-completed online)

- Patterns of use (computer logs and data entered by participants)

- De-identified clinical audit at study completion: electronic extraction (collected post-study)

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