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Why I got involved in a core outcome set project? – researcher’s perspective

By Janneke van’t Hooft Edited by Ewelina Rogozińska Some questions require such large sample sizes that they cannot be answered unless primary data from multiple studies are combined. One example of such a situation is the use of preventive treatment

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Breakfast with The CROWN Initiative at RCOG Congress 2016 in Birmingham

by Ewelina Rogozińska Despite the early hour, we had an impressive turnout! The session was a triple act of Prof Khan, Prof Chescheir and Dr Duffy. Dr Duffy opened the meeting with a brief introduction and a short ice-breaker activity. The first

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First steps towards core outcomes in obstetrics

by Janneke van’t Hooft There is a widespread, unwarranted variation in reporting of outcomes in evaluation research.(1) As heterogeneity in outcomes and their measurements slows down the process of evidence synthesis and uptake, there  now seems to be a mounting

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Updates from CROWN

by Janneke van’t Hooft and Zinah Sorefan                         Did you know?

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Working together for the betterment of published research

Working together for the betterment of published research Louisa Waite Louisa Waite, Assistant Editor, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Tags:  BJOG, core outcomes sets, CROWN initiative, journals, research, women’s health The Core Outcomes in Women’s Health (CROWN) Initiative is a consortium of over

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Defining Core Outcomes for studies on the prevention of Preterm Birth

Zinah Sorefan Zinah Sorefan, CROWN Project Coordinator. First Core Outcome Set (COS) endorsed by CROWN published in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Randomised clinical trials (RCTs) and systematic reviews have to measure endpoints that are relevant and meaningful to patients, clinicians, and

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BMA Award for Improving Clinical Outcomes for Cervical Cancer

Zinah Sorefan Zinah Sorefan, CROWN Project Coordinator. BMA Research Grant Awards Winner 2015: The Strutt & Harper grant for research into improving clinical outcome measures Dr Natalie Cooper MBChB MRCOG PHD and Professor Khalid Khan MBBS MRCOG MSc MMEd, Queen

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