Attrition in longitudinal randomized controlled trials: Home visits make a difference
Coronary Artery Bypass
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Home visits are an effective approach to reduce attrition and improve accuracy of study outcome reporting. Trial results may be influenced by this method of reducing attrition. Older participants, those with greater medical burden and those who sustain multiple complications are at higher risk for attrition.