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Development of a core outcome set for the evaluation of interventions to prevent COVID-19 in care homes (COS-COVID-PCARE Study). / Shepherd , Victoria ; Islam , Ishrat; Wood , Fiona ; Williamson , Paula R ; Goodman, Claire; Bath , Philip M; Thompson , Carl; Knapp, Martin; Gordon, Adam Lee; Hood , Kerenza.

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Shepherd , V., Islam , I., Wood , F., Williamson , P. R., Goodman, C., Bath , P. M., Thompson , C., Knapp, M., Gordon, A. L., & Hood , K. (Accepted/In press). Development of a core outcome set for the evaluation of interventions to prevent COVID-19 in care homes (COS-COVID-PCARE Study). BMC Geriatrics. https://www.researchsquare.com/article/rs-1536186/v1

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Shepherd , Victoria ; Islam , Ishrat ; Wood , Fiona ; Williamson , Paula R ; Goodman, Claire ; Bath , Philip M ; Thompson , Carl ; Knapp, Martin ; Gordon, Adam Lee ; Hood , Kerenza. / Development of a core outcome set for the evaluation of interventions to prevent COVID-19 in care homes (COS-COVID-PCARE Study). In: BMC Geriatrics. 2022.

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title = "Development of a core outcome set for the evaluation of interventions to prevent COVID-19 in care homes (COS-COVID-PCARE Study)",
abstract = "BackgroundPeople living in care homes have experienced the devastating impact of COVID-19. As interventions to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 are developed and evaluated, there is an urgent need for researchers to agree on the outcomes used when evaluating their effectiveness. To ensure that study results can be compared, a core outcome set (COS) represents the minimum set of outcomes to be measured and reported in condition-specific trials.ObjectiveTo develop a COS for trials assessing the effectiveness of interventions for preventing COVID-19 infection and transmission in care homes.MethodsA list of candidate outcomes was identified by reviewing registered trials for the prevention of COVID-19 in care homes. Seventy key stakeholders participated in a Delphi survey, rating these outcomes on a nine-point scale over two rounds, with the opportunity to propose additional outcomes. Stakeholders included care home representatives (n=19), healthcare professionals (n=20), people with personal experience of care homes (n=7), researchers (n=15) and others (n=9). Outcomes were eligible for inclusion if they met an a priori threshold agreed using established COS methodology. A consensus meeting resulted in agreement of the final outcome set.ResultsFollowing the Delphi and consensus meeting, twenty-four outcomes were recommended for inclusion across four domains of infection, severity of illness, mortality, and the interventions themselves. However, many outcomes are related thus reducing the measurement burden.ConclusionUsing a rapid response approach, a COS for COVID-19 prevention interventions in care homes has been developed. Future work should identify instruments for measuring these outcomes.",
author = "Victoria Shepherd and Ishrat Islam and Fiona Wood and Williamson, {Paula R} and Claire Goodman and Bath, {Philip M} and Carl Thompson and Martin Knapp and Gordon, {Adam Lee} and Kerenza Hood",
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AU - Shepherd , Victoria

AU - Islam , Ishrat

AU - Wood , Fiona

AU - Williamson , Paula R

AU - Goodman, Claire

AU - Bath , Philip M

AU - Thompson , Carl

AU - Knapp, Martin

AU - Gordon, Adam Lee

AU - Hood , Kerenza

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N2 - BackgroundPeople living in care homes have experienced the devastating impact of COVID-19. As interventions to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 are developed and evaluated, there is an urgent need for researchers to agree on the outcomes used when evaluating their effectiveness. To ensure that study results can be compared, a core outcome set (COS) represents the minimum set of outcomes to be measured and reported in condition-specific trials.ObjectiveTo develop a COS for trials assessing the effectiveness of interventions for preventing COVID-19 infection and transmission in care homes.MethodsA list of candidate outcomes was identified by reviewing registered trials for the prevention of COVID-19 in care homes. Seventy key stakeholders participated in a Delphi survey, rating these outcomes on a nine-point scale over two rounds, with the opportunity to propose additional outcomes. Stakeholders included care home representatives (n=19), healthcare professionals (n=20), people with personal experience of care homes (n=7), researchers (n=15) and others (n=9). Outcomes were eligible for inclusion if they met an a priori threshold agreed using established COS methodology. A consensus meeting resulted in agreement of the final outcome set.ResultsFollowing the Delphi and consensus meeting, twenty-four outcomes were recommended for inclusion across four domains of infection, severity of illness, mortality, and the interventions themselves. However, many outcomes are related thus reducing the measurement burden.ConclusionUsing a rapid response approach, a COS for COVID-19 prevention interventions in care homes has been developed. Future work should identify instruments for measuring these outcomes.

AB - BackgroundPeople living in care homes have experienced the devastating impact of COVID-19. As interventions to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 are developed and evaluated, there is an urgent need for researchers to agree on the outcomes used when evaluating their effectiveness. To ensure that study results can be compared, a core outcome set (COS) represents the minimum set of outcomes to be measured and reported in condition-specific trials.ObjectiveTo develop a COS for trials assessing the effectiveness of interventions for preventing COVID-19 infection and transmission in care homes.MethodsA list of candidate outcomes was identified by reviewing registered trials for the prevention of COVID-19 in care homes. Seventy key stakeholders participated in a Delphi survey, rating these outcomes on a nine-point scale over two rounds, with the opportunity to propose additional outcomes. Stakeholders included care home representatives (n=19), healthcare professionals (n=20), people with personal experience of care homes (n=7), researchers (n=15) and others (n=9). Outcomes were eligible for inclusion if they met an a priori threshold agreed using established COS methodology. A consensus meeting resulted in agreement of the final outcome set.ResultsFollowing the Delphi and consensus meeting, twenty-four outcomes were recommended for inclusion across four domains of infection, severity of illness, mortality, and the interventions themselves. However, many outcomes are related thus reducing the measurement burden.ConclusionUsing a rapid response approach, a COS for COVID-19 prevention interventions in care homes has been developed. Future work should identify instruments for measuring these outcomes.

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JO - BMC Geriatrics

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