Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials

Core Outcome Measures in Paediatric sepsis in low middle-income countries

General Information

Summary:
There is significant heterogeneity in outcomes involving paediatric sepsis. We aim to create a set of core outcome measures for use in all trials involving paediatric sepsis in low middle income countries.

Contributors:
Gavin Wooldridge, BC Children's Hospital Vancouver
Srinivas Murthy, BC Children's Hospital Vancouver

Further Study Information

Current Stage:
Ongoing
Date:
August 2019 - 2020
Funding source(s):
None

Health Area

Disease Category
Child health
Infectious disease

Disease Name
Sepsis

Target Population

Age Range
0 - 18

Sex
Either


Nature / type of Intervention
Any

Method(s)

Delphi process
Semi structured discussion
Survey
Systematic review

1) Systematic review of literature to extract outcomes
2) Delphi process - 3 steps. 2 e-surveys and then consensus meeting to ratify outcomes


Stakeholders Involved

Clinical experts
Conference participants
Patient/ support group representatives

Study Type

COS for clinical trials or clinical research
COS for practice

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