Create a field
What is it ?
A field is a data you want to collect (e.g : a text field called ‘Name’ for your patient’s name). Each of your instruments will contains fields.
REDCap includes multiple types of fields to help you collect good data !
First : Go inside the ‘Designer‘
Second : Choose the instrument
Third : Add a field and choose its type
Text Field : Names, Dates, Email, Integer,..
Drop-down : List of names, symptoms,… ( ONE answer )
Radio button & CheckBoxes : Similar to drop-down
Other types : Please refer to REDCap’s documentation
Field creation other options
Label Customization : Size, colour, position,…
Action Tag & Ontologies :
@Action Tags : Examples
Ontologies : Standard list of values (Mostly English)