About The CROWN Initiative
The CROWN Initiative: journal editors invite researchers to develop core outcomes in women’s health
Khan KS (2014) BJOG; 121: 1181-1182
Core Outcomes for Clinical Trials: Moving Ahead
Rowe T (2013) J Obstet Gynaecol Can; 35(10):877–878
Core Outcome Sets
Development of a core outcome set for epilepsy in pregnancy (E-CORE): a national multi-stakeholder modified Delphi consensus study
Al Wattar BH, Tamilselvan K, Khan KS et al. (2016) BJOG, doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14430
A Core Outcome Set for Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Preterm Birth (available also in Dutch and Chinese)
van ‘t Hooft J, Duffy JMN; Daly M, et al. on behalf of the Global Obstetrics Network (GONet)(2016) Obstetrics & Gynecology, 127(1): 49–58
Standardizing Abortion Research Outcomes (STAR): a protocol for developing, disseminating, and implementing a core outcome set
for medical and surgical abortion
Whitehousea KC, Kima CR, Ganatraa B, et al. (2017) Contraception, In Press
Protocol for developing, disseminating and implementing a core outcome set for endometriosis
Hirsch M, Duffy JMN, Barker C et al. On behalf of the International Collaboration to Harmonize Outcomes and Measures for Endometriosis (iHOME) (2016)
A protocol for developing, disseminating and implementing a core outcome set for pre-eclampsia.
Duffy JMN, van’t Hooft J, Gale C, et al. (2016) Pregnancy Hypertens; doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2016.04.008.
Evaluating Maternity Care: A Core Set of Outcome Measures
Devane D, Begley CM, Clarke M, et al. (2007) Birth 34(2): 164–172
Variation in outcome reporting in Women’s Health Research
No common denominator: a review of outcome measures in IVF RCTs
Wilkinson J, Roberts SA, Showell M, et al. (2016) Hum. Reprod. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dew227
Choice of primary outcomes evaluating treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review
Herman MC, Penninx JPM, Geomini PM, et al. (2016) BJOG, doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.14054
Variation in outcome reporting in endometriosis trials: a systematic review.
Hirsch M, Duffy JMN, Kusznir JO, et al. (2016) AJOG, 214(4): 452-464
Completeness of main outcomes across randomized trials in entire discipline: survey of chronic lung disease outcomes in preterm infants
Ioannidis JPA, Horbar JD, Ovelman CM et al. (2015) BMJ doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h72
Variation in the reporting of outcomes among pregnant women with epilepsy: a systematic review.
Al Wattar BH, Placzek A, Troko J, et al. (2015) Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 195:193-9.
Diabetes in pregnancy outcomes: A systematic review and proposed codification of definitions
Feig DS, Corcoy R, Jensen DM, et al. (2015) Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, 31(7): 680–690
How are neonatal and maternal outcomes reported in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in reproductive medicine?
Braakhekke M, Kamphuis EI, Van Rumste MM, et al. (2014) Hum Reprod; 29:1211–1217
Choice of primary outcomes in randomised trials and systematic reviews evaluating interventions for preterm birth prevention: a systematic review
Meher S and Alfirevic Z (2014) BJOG, 121: 1188-1196
Variations in the reporting of outcomes used in systematic reviews of treatment effectiveness research in bladder pain syndrome
Tirlapur SA, Ni Riordain R and Khan KS (2014) EJOG, 180: 61–67
Incomplete and inconsistent reporting of maternal and fetal outcomes in infertility treatment trials.
Dapuzzo L, Seitz FE, Dodson WC, et al. (2011) Fertil Steril, 95:2527–2530.
Systematic review highlights difficulty interpreting diverse clinical outcomes in abnormal uterine bleeding trials
Rahn DD, Abed H, Sung VW et al. (2011) J Clin Epidemiol, 64(3): 293–300
Core Outcome Set – methods and commentaries
Reducing research waste in benign gynaecology and fertility research
Duffy JMN, Bhattacharya S, Herman M et al. on behalf of the Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group BJOG 2017;124:366–369.
Influence of methodology upon the identification of potential core outcomes. Recommendations for core outcome set developers are needed
Duffy JMN, McManus RJ. (2016) BJOG, doi
Developing core outcome sets for clinical trials: issues to consider
Williamson P, Altman D, Blazeby J, et al. (2012) Trials, 13:132.
Delphi Technique to Determine Which Outcomes to Measure in Clinical Trials: Recommendations for the Future Based on a Systematic Review of Existing Studies
Sinha I, Rosalind S and Williamson P (2011) PLoS Med, 8(1): e1000393. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000393
The COMET (Core Outcome Measures in Effectiveness Trials) Initiative
Williamson P , Altman D, Blazeby J et al. (2011) Trials, 12 (Suppl 1):A70.
For more guidance and information on the methodology of developing core outcome set go here.