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General

  • Registering your account

    Your Castor account details can be used to access both Castor EDC (Electronic Data Capture) and Castor SMS (Study Management System). If you have already created a Castor account, you can use these cr...

  • Using Castor SMS for the first time

    Each hospital/institute has its own custom url, which links to the hospital specific Castor SMS environment. You can access a demo version of Castor SMS using demo.castorsms.com - you can login using ...

  • General functionalities of Castor SMS

    Personal menu Your personal menu can be found above the navigation panel. Click on your username to view the options:  Language settings: Click on the country flag to set your language. Castor SMS is ...

  • The 'Studies' overview

    The Studies overview provides a list of all the studies you have access to. This overview consists of 3 separate views: All studies (A), Favourite studies (B) and Last opened studies (C).  A. All stud...

  • Manage tasks

    The 'Tasks' overview provides a list of tasks that are assigned to a user. Study specific tasks are also visible within the study’s ‘Tasks’ tabpage. The tasks feature consists of the following possibi...

  • Viewing changes using the audit trail

    Changes made  in the system are logged in the audit trail. Users can only view the audit trail logs for studies they have ‘view’ rights for.  The audit trail consists of: Date: The date and time of th...

  • Export study data

    Castor SMS data can be exported into Excel. Exporting of data Go to the 'Studies' overview. Click on 'Export'.  Select an export option. A predefined export report. A custom made export report via 'Ex...

  • Link a study to Castor EDC

    It is possible to link Castor EDC studies to Castor SMS studies. Via this integration, Castor SMS receives data from Castor EDC. This concerns the institute names, the institute ID's and the number of...

  • Using the dashboard to get a visual overview

    The dashboard provides a quick and simple overview. The dashboard provides two views: Approval requests Amendments Please note: Access to the dashboard views is depending on your user rights. User rig...

  • Castor Status page

    Our current services availability can be reviewed on our Castor Status page: https://castorstatus.com/ Although we aim to keep downtime to a minimum, users may occasionally experience trouble connecti...