In March of 2020 our team of researchers developed and opened three clinical trials to investigate hydroxychloroquine as prophylaxis or treatment for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We simultaneously built corresponding Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) projects for these low-touch, remote trials that relied on participant-reported data. REDCap has built-in features that support pragmatic, internet-based studies, and REDCap is flexible enough to allow creative solutions for specific trials. We describe challenges, choices, and suggestions based on our experience with REDCap for our COVID-19 trials.
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- Clinical trials
- Data base management
- Patient-oriented research
PubMed: MeSH publication types
- Journal Article
- Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't