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Table 2 Data collection schedule

From: Effect of acupuncture in prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Screening Treatment Follow-up
Visit number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Day number −14 to 0 1 2 3 7 ± 1 10 ± 1 14 ± 1 21 ± 1
Patient characteristics X        
Past history X        
ECOG X   X   X   X  
CTCAE X X X X X X X X
SNAQ X    X X   X X
HADS X    X X    
Safety assessmenta X       X X
Combined medication X X X X X X X X
Adverse events   X X X X X X X
Acupuncture safety assessment   X X X X    
Compliance   X X X X    
  1. Abbreviations: CTCAE Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (Chinese version); ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (Chinese version); SNAQ Simplified Nutritional Appetite Questionnaire; HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (Chinese version)
  2. a Safety assessment includes a routine blood test, routine urine test, routine feces test, kidney function test, and liver function test