Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials

2nd COMET Meeting - Bristol - 11-12 July, 2011

Day 1 - 11th July 2011

Why we need a more scientific approach to outcomes in trials
Professor Doug Altman

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


An update on the COMET Initiative
Professor Paula Williamson

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3) | Question and answers audio (MP3)


Do no net harm: Using GRADE to select outcomes for healthcare decision making
Professor Holger J Schünemann

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


Harmonization Efforts in Pediatric Terminology
Dr Steven Hirschfeld

Slides and audio (PowerPoint)


Patient involvement in developing core outcome sets - Experience from OMERACT
Professor John Kirwan, Professor Sarah Hewlett and Mr Maarten de Wit

Slides for John (PDF) | Slides for Sarah (PDF)
Audio for John (MP3) | Audio for Sarah (MP3) | Audio for Maarten (MP3)


Day 2 - 12th July 2011

Failed Pediatric Trials: what they might tell us about outcomes
Dr Dianne Murphy

Slides and audio (PowerPoint)


National Clinical Audit and core minimum data sets to improve standards of cancer care in the NHS
Dr Michael Peake

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


Panel discussion

Audio (MP3)


Oral paper presentations - View abstract book (pdf)

Outcomes in guidelines - case study of epilepsy
Dr Phil Alderson
Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)

The use of an e-delphi method to identify core maternity outcome measures
Dr Colm O'Boyle
Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)

Registry of Outcome Measures (ROM)
Dr Michael Rose
Slides (PDF) | Audio Part 1 (MP3) | Audio Part 2 (MP3)

Selection, measurement, and reporting of outcomes in clinical trials in children: guidance for trialists
Dr Ian Sinha
Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


Agreeing on the conceptual structure underlying all core sets
Professor Maarten Boers

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


Identifying, publishing, prioritizing and addressing patients’ and clinicians’ uncertainties about the effects of treatments
Sir Iain Chalmers

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


Meeting close
Professor Paula Williamson

Slides (PDF) | Audio (MP3)


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