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Rurality and atrial fibrillation: A pathway to virtual engagement and clinical trial recruitment in response to COVID-19

Magnani, J. W., Ferry, D., Swabe, G., Martin, D., Chen, X., Brooks, M. M., & El Khoudary, S. R.

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Data Collection and Analysis
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article describes an approach to virtual recruitment to engage rural residents with atrial fibrillation in a clinical trial during the COVID-19 pandemic. The authors mainly report process outcomes related to successful recruitment and retention of trial participants, and qualitative data on participants experiences.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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People Living in Rural Areas

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