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

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.


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 of Intervention: Any

Stakeholders Involved

- Clinical experts
- Conference participants
- Patient/ support group representatives

Study Type

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


- 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

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