Development of a core outcome set for use in community-based bipolar trials - a qualitative study and modified Delphi

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Development of a core outcome set for use in community-based bipolar trials - a qualitative study and modified Delphi. / Retzer, Ameeta; Sayers, Ruth; Pinfold, Vanessa; Gibson, John; Keeley, Thomas; Taylor, Gemma; Plappert, Meena; Gibbons, Bliss; Huxley, Peter; Mathers, Jonathan; Birchwood, Maximillian; Calvert, Melanie.

In: PLOS One, Vol. 15, No. 10, e0240518, 28.10.2020.

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Retzer, Ameeta ; Sayers, Ruth ; Pinfold, Vanessa ; Gibson, John ; Keeley, Thomas ; Taylor, Gemma ; Plappert, Meena ; Gibbons, Bliss ; Huxley, Peter ; Mathers, Jonathan ; Birchwood, Maximillian ; Calvert, Melanie. / Development of a core outcome set for use in community-based bipolar trials - a qualitative study and modified Delphi. In: PLOS One. 2020 ; Vol. 15, No. 10.

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title = "Development of a core outcome set for use in community-based bipolar trials - a qualitative study and modified Delphi",
abstract = "Background A Core Outcome Set (COS) is a standardised collection of outcomes to be collected and reported in all trials within a research area. A COS can reduce reporting bias and facilitate evidence synthesis. This is currently unavailable for use in community-based bipolar trials. This research aimed to develop such a COS, with input from a full range of stakeholders MethodsA co-production approach was used throughout. A longlist of outcomes was derived from focus groups with people with a bipolar diagnosis and carers, interviews with healthcare professionals and a rapid review of outcomes listed in bipolar trials on the Cochrane database. An expert panel with personal and/or professional experience of bipolar participated in a modified Delphi process and the COS was finalised at a consensus meeting. ResultsFifty participants rated the importance of each outcome. Sixty-six outcomes were included in Round 1 of the questionnaire; 13 outcomes were added by Round 1 participants and were rated in Round 2. Seventy-six percent of participants (n=38) returned to Round 2 and 60 outcomes, including 4 outcomes added by participants in Round 1, received a rating of 7-9 by >70% and 1-3 by <25% of the sample. Fourteen participants finalised a COS containing 11 outcomes at the consensus meeting: personal recovery; connectedness; clinical recovery of bipolar symptoms; mental health and wellbeing; physical health; self-monitoring and management; medication effects; quality of life; service outcomes; experience of care; and use of coercion.. ConclusionsThis COS is recommended for use in community-based bipolar trials to ensure stakeholder-relevant outcomes, facilitate data synthesis, and transparent reporting. The COS includes guidance notes for each outcome to allow the identification of suitable measurement instruments. Further validation is recommended for use with a wide range of communities and to achieve standardised measurement. ",
author = "Ameeta Retzer and Ruth Sayers and Vanessa Pinfold and John Gibson and Thomas Keeley and Gemma Taylor and Meena Plappert and Bliss Gibbons and Peter Huxley and Jonathan Mathers and Maximillian Birchwood and Melanie Calvert",
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AU - Retzer, Ameeta

AU - Sayers, Ruth

AU - Pinfold, Vanessa

AU - Gibson, John

AU - Keeley, Thomas

AU - Taylor, Gemma

AU - Plappert, Meena

AU - Gibbons, Bliss

AU - Huxley, Peter

AU - Mathers, Jonathan

AU - Birchwood, Maximillian

AU - Calvert, Melanie

PY - 2020/10/28

Y1 - 2020/10/28

N2 - Background A Core Outcome Set (COS) is a standardised collection of outcomes to be collected and reported in all trials within a research area. A COS can reduce reporting bias and facilitate evidence synthesis. This is currently unavailable for use in community-based bipolar trials. This research aimed to develop such a COS, with input from a full range of stakeholders MethodsA co-production approach was used throughout. A longlist of outcomes was derived from focus groups with people with a bipolar diagnosis and carers, interviews with healthcare professionals and a rapid review of outcomes listed in bipolar trials on the Cochrane database. An expert panel with personal and/or professional experience of bipolar participated in a modified Delphi process and the COS was finalised at a consensus meeting. ResultsFifty participants rated the importance of each outcome. Sixty-six outcomes were included in Round 1 of the questionnaire; 13 outcomes were added by Round 1 participants and were rated in Round 2. Seventy-six percent of participants (n=38) returned to Round 2 and 60 outcomes, including 4 outcomes added by participants in Round 1, received a rating of 7-9 by >70% and 1-3 by <25% of the sample. Fourteen participants finalised a COS containing 11 outcomes at the consensus meeting: personal recovery; connectedness; clinical recovery of bipolar symptoms; mental health and wellbeing; physical health; self-monitoring and management; medication effects; quality of life; service outcomes; experience of care; and use of coercion.. ConclusionsThis COS is recommended for use in community-based bipolar trials to ensure stakeholder-relevant outcomes, facilitate data synthesis, and transparent reporting. The COS includes guidance notes for each outcome to allow the identification of suitable measurement instruments. Further validation is recommended for use with a wide range of communities and to achieve standardised measurement.

AB - Background A Core Outcome Set (COS) is a standardised collection of outcomes to be collected and reported in all trials within a research area. A COS can reduce reporting bias and facilitate evidence synthesis. This is currently unavailable for use in community-based bipolar trials. This research aimed to develop such a COS, with input from a full range of stakeholders MethodsA co-production approach was used throughout. A longlist of outcomes was derived from focus groups with people with a bipolar diagnosis and carers, interviews with healthcare professionals and a rapid review of outcomes listed in bipolar trials on the Cochrane database. An expert panel with personal and/or professional experience of bipolar participated in a modified Delphi process and the COS was finalised at a consensus meeting. ResultsFifty participants rated the importance of each outcome. Sixty-six outcomes were included in Round 1 of the questionnaire; 13 outcomes were added by Round 1 participants and were rated in Round 2. Seventy-six percent of participants (n=38) returned to Round 2 and 60 outcomes, including 4 outcomes added by participants in Round 1, received a rating of 7-9 by >70% and 1-3 by <25% of the sample. Fourteen participants finalised a COS containing 11 outcomes at the consensus meeting: personal recovery; connectedness; clinical recovery of bipolar symptoms; mental health and wellbeing; physical health; self-monitoring and management; medication effects; quality of life; service outcomes; experience of care; and use of coercion.. ConclusionsThis COS is recommended for use in community-based bipolar trials to ensure stakeholder-relevant outcomes, facilitate data synthesis, and transparent reporting. The COS includes guidance notes for each outcome to allow the identification of suitable measurement instruments. Further validation is recommended for use with a wide range of communities and to achieve standardised measurement.

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