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Tips for Data Managers

  • Tips for Data Managers

    It is our suggestion, that  you think about your data management plan before you begin collecting data. The following article contains suggestions and ideas for managing your data throughout your stud...

  • Compliance checks for subject visits

    Calculation fields can be used to validate visit dates.   In the example below, inclusion occurred on Sept 1, 2020. For the purposes of this example, there is 7+/-2 day washout. Calculate the Time Bet...

  • Notifications for Serious Adverse Events

    Castor's Notification settings allow for the creation of email notifications for specific report types. Often users want to create a notification for serious adverse events or those Adverse Event Repo...

  • Subject Status

    Subject Status Your study should contain basic fields related to your subjects’ statuses. For example, in your Informed Consent phase or step,  for historical clarity add the question of whether or no...

  • End of Study for Subject

    Castor allows a PI to sign each phase, step, and report. Often times, it is only required that the PI signs the record once a subject is discharged from a study. If the latter is the case, it is an op...

  • Using Reports for Protocol Deviations

    Reports have a 'none to many' relationship with a record. Because of this, reports are useful for collecting information about deviations. It is recommended that the add a report button is utilized an...