Core Outcome Set for Hair Loss/Non-Scarring Alopecia

The purpose of this COS is to better detect difference in degree/type of presentation and track response to medical and procedural therapies.

Contributors

Maria Colavincenzo, MD
Daniel Schlessinger, BA
Sanjana Iyengar, MD
Emily Samuelson, PhD
Matthew Schaeffer, BA
Murad Alam, MD, MSCI (PI) Northwestern University

Further Study Information

Current Stage: Ongoing
Date: August 2015 - August 2017
Funding source(s): Departmental research funds


Health Area

Disease Category: Skin

Disease Name: Hair Loss, Alopecia

Target Population

Age Range: 18 - 85

Sex: Either

Nature of Intervention: Any

Stakeholders Involved

- Clinical experts
- Consumers (patients)
- Families
- Governmental agencies
- Methodologists
- Pharmaceutical industry representatives

Study Type

- COS for clinical trials or clinical research
- COS for practice

Method(s)

- Consensus conference
- Delphi process
- Focus group(s)
- Interview
- Nominal group technique (NGT)
- Systematic review

Systematic review of outcomes followed by involvement of key stakeholders using interview/focus group/Delphi process. Consolidation of results using NGT and consensus conference.

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