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Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease

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Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease Coventry et al. Coventry et al. Trials 2013, 14:136 http://www.trialsjournal.com/content/14/1/136 UPDATE Open Access Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care number of general practices recruited was increased from 30 to 36. Follow-up period was shortened from 6 months to TRIALS Coventry et al. Trials 2013, 14:136 http://www.trialsjournal.com/content/14/1/136 Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK Full list of author information is available at the end of the article 4 months to ensure that patients recruited to the trial could be followed up by the end of the study. Results: Patient recruitment began on the 01/05/2012 and is planned to be completed by the 30/04/2013. Recruitment for general practices was completed on 31/10/2012, by which time the target of 36 practices had been recruited. The main trial results will be published in a peer-reviewed journal. Conclusion: The data from the trial will provide evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease. Trial registration: Trial registration number: ISRCTN80309252 Keywords: Depression, Diabetes, Coronary heart disease, Primary care, Collaborative care * Correspondence: [email protected] 1Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied

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