3.1 – Create an instrument

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Create a REDCap instrument


What is it ?

Instrument are forms. Each instrument contains data fields. They are used to regroup data fields based on theme, type, time of collection, standard score, etc.

Here is an example of a study containing 6 instruments :


Using the Online Designer

Go to the Designer page :


Create your instrument :

You can also manage them with several Actions :








Import instrument from Zip

At any time you can download a .zip of your instrument to share them.