Challenges and difficulties encountered in the recruitment process during the COVID pandemic
Our naloxone research team recruited patient and caregiver participants during 2020. The pandemic had heightened the difficulty in recruiting rural participants. We described the challenges and how we overcame them.
Kim NH, Wilson N, Mashburn T, Reist L, Westrick SC, Look K, Kennelty K, Carpenter D. Lessons learned recruiting a diverse sample of rural study participants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 Jun 8;97:103344. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103344. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34186474.