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Five questions to consider before conducting a stepped wedge trial

  • James R Hargreaves1Email author,
  • Andrew J Copas2,
  • Emma Beard3, 4,
  • David Osrin5,
  • James J Lewis6,
  • Calum Davey1,
  • Jennifer A Thompson6,
  • Gianluca Baio7,
  • Katherine L Fielding6 and
  • Audrey Prost5
Trials201516:350

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0841-8

Received: 1 March 2015

Accepted: 1 July 2015

Published: 17 August 2015

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17 Aug 2015 Article published 10.1186/s13063-015-0841-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
(2)
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, University College London
(3)
Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London
(4)
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
(5)
Institute for Global Health, University College London
(6)
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
(7)
Department of Statistical Science, University College London

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