It is crucial to select outcomes in clinical trials. Appropriate outcomes can improve value and significance of trials and reduce the cost of investment. This paper describes how to develop core outcome sets and core outcome measurement instrument sets with the theory of mixed methods research, so as to standardize the choice of outcomes and outcome measurement instruments in clinical trials.
Citation： QIU Ruijin, SUN Yang, HU Jiayuan, LI Min, HE Tianmai, HUANG Ya, HAN Songjie, CHEN Jing, SHANG Hongcai. The approach of choosing outcome measurement instruments in clinical trials. Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 2018, 18(2): 238-243. doi: 10.7507/1672-2531.201709017 Copy