Study Amendment

You can make changes to your ongoing study by changing to amendment mode. Data cannot be collected in this mode, so make sure that you plan when to make your amendments. 

Start amendment:

  1. Go to [Study Name] > Study overview.
  2. Click Study Amendment button, type in the study name in capital letters and click Confirm.
  3. Your study will change the Status from Collecting Data to Amendment.

Possible actions in amendment mode:

  • Change any text
  • Edit min/max length
  • Delete or edit validation rules IF no data has been collected using the form
  • Toggle decimal/whole number (will not touch the data)
  • Create, edit and delete Reference Rules
  • Change 'mandatory' requirements
  • Add/Delete questions in forms
  • Question types can be changed ONLY if no data has been collected using that question
  • Change between Dynamic and Static table
  • Change order of questions in a form
  • Change the process ONLY if there are no subjects enrolled to the site
    • i.e. you cannot add or remove data events or change data event order if any subjects are enrolled
  • Add/Remove form(s) to/from data event(s)
  • Change order of forms in data event
  • Create new site and edit site's name and geographical location
  • Create new forms
  • Create new process

You cannot edit possibilities, change question visibility rules or delete rows in tables that have been used to collect data. In such cases you can contact us, as we can perform advanced amendments. 

Finish amendment:

  1. Go to [Study Name] > Study overview.
  2. Click Finish Amendment, type in the study name in capital letters and click Confirm.

  3. Your study will change the Status from Amendment to Collecting Data, and all changes will be applied.

Once the Amendment has been finished and all changes are applied, it is not possible to "undo" the changes nor restore the study to its previous state.

Discard all changes:

  1. Go to [Study Name] > Study overview.
  2. Click Discard Amendment, type in the study name in capital letters and click Confirm.

  3. Your study will change the Status from Amendment to Collecting Data, and no changes will be applied.