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Castor EDC Manual

A comprehensive manual to all available Castor features.

  1. Introduction and getting started

    1. Why you should use Castor EDC
    2. Create a Castor account
    3. Server: selecting data storage location
    4. Create a new study
    5. See all 11 articles »
  2. Create your study forms

    1. The structure of Castor
    2. Create phases and steps
    3. Edit phases and steps
    4. Copy steps
    5. See all 11 articles »
  3. Fields and field properties

    1. Create a new field
    2. Field properties: validations (edit checks) and dependencies (field logic)
    3. Field properties: metadata and advanced
    4. Create a field with option groups (radio button, checkbox and dropdown)
    5. See all 12 articles »
  4. Surveys

    1. Create a new survey (package)
    2. Create survey questions
    3. Copy a survey or survey steps
    4. Format the survey (package) intro text
    5. See all 12 articles »
  5. Create and manage records

    1. The Records tab
    2. Create a new record
    3. Add or update an email address in a record
    4. Track record progress
    5. See all 11 articles »
  6. Collect data

    1. Accessing a study for data entry
    2. Doing data entry
    3. Import study data
    4. Enter report data
    5. See all 11 articles »
  7. Randomization

    1. The randomization algorithm in Castor
    2. Randomization settings
    3. Set up (double) blinded randomization
    4. Randomize a record
    5. See all 6 articles »
  8. Monitor a study

    1. Monitoring tab
    2. Audit trail
    3. Monitoring queries
    4. Study statistics
    5. See all 6 articles »
  9. Manage your study

    1. Study management tabs
    2. Study Settings tab
    3. The Users tab (user management)
    4. Define user rights
    5. See all 12 articles »
  10. Automation Engine

    1. Introduction to the Automation Engine
    2. Create automations with the Automation Engine
    3. Select an event for your automation
    4. Select a condition for your automation
    5. See all 13 articles »
  11. Link Castor to another application

    1. Application Programming Interface (API)
    2. Enable importing EHR data for your study
    3. Configure fields for importing of EHR data
    4. Import data from electronic health records (EHR)
    5. See all 5 articles »
  12. Encryption module

    1. Introduction to the encryption module
    2. Enable encryption for your study
    3. Encrypt specific fields
    4. User rights for encryption
    5. See all 6 articles »