Stepped-Wedge Trial

Stepped-wedge Trial Symposium

The symposium aimed to share current state-of-the-art understanding on the rationale, design, analysis and approaches to sample size determination for stepped-wedge trials and foster discussion between practitioners and methodologists considering, planning and undertaking stepped-wedge trials. A series of papers on stepped-wedge trials published in the journal Trials were also presented and launched. Questions that were […]

The IeDA Study – Integrated eDiagnosis Approach for the management of childhood illnesses at primary health facilities in Burkina Faso

Status: Ongoing Study Start Date: September 2014 Estimated End Date: September 2017 Current adherence to Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses guidelines is very low in Burkina Faso. A promising new approach involves using tablet computers to guide medical practitioners through the guidelines in real-time during a consultation. The data collected can then be used within cycles of […]

Why are Stepped Wedge Trials becoming so popular?

By Jennifer Thompson On 22nd September a half day event at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine launched a series of papers on Stepped Wedge Trials (here in referred to at SWTs) and brought together some of the researchers at the forefront of the development of these complex trials. I was lucky that the […]