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Table 1 Literature search using key words "Pilot" OR "Feasibility"

From: What is a pilot or feasibility study? A review of current practice and editorial policy

  Journal Name  
  BMJ Lancet NEJM JAMA BJS BJC BJOG Total
2007-8
Original articles 6 5 5 1 10 16 10 541 (1.6%)
Pilot or feasibility study in preparation for a trial 0 3 3 0 2 1 3 12
Piloting new technique, combination of treatments 1 0 0 0 4 2 6 13
Phase I, II trials 0 1 1 0 0 7 0 9
Piloting screening program 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 5
Piloting guidelines, educational package, patient care strategy 3 1 0 0 2 3 1 10
Laboratory testing of activity of compounds 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 4
Total research papers 292 379 444 383 338 1084 398 3318
2000-1 2
Original articles 11 17 3 7 9 33 10 90 (2.0%)
Total research papers 372 1115 434 619 396 1132 381 4449
  1. 1 excluded Review = 8, Commentaries = 4, News = 3, Indirectly referring to previous pilot = 9
  2. 2 from Lancaster et al [1]