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Lessons Learned from Recruiting Nursing Homes to a Quantitative Cross-Sectional Pilot Study

This articles describes the barriers and challenges faced in recruiting nursing home residents to a pilot study and proposes a new approach to achieve more successful recruitment of these types of participants. A carefully planned recruitment strategy must consider barriers such as mistrust and disruption to routines, the authors concluded. Researchers must also strive for connections that create positive relationships with care homes. 

Tzouvara V, Papadopoulos C, Randhawa G. Lessons learned from recruiting nursing homes to a quantitative cross-sectional pilot study. Nurse Researcher 2016;23(4):35-39.

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