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Delphi Methodology

2-stage modified Delphi consensus process was conducted as part of Aim 1 of this project, which includes creation of a minimum set of outcomes and associated measurement instruments for use in all clinical research studies that are planning to evaluate acute respiratory failure/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARF/ARDS) survivors after hospital discharge. The modified Delphi process we utilized is located here: Modified Delphi Consensus Protocol

We have provided generic templates and resources to aid researchers interested in the implementation of a modified Delphi consensus process.

Templates: 

References:

  1. Turnbull AE, Sepulveda KA, Dinglas VD, Bingham CO, Needham, DM. Core domains for clinical research in acute respiratory failure survivors: an international modified Delphi consensus study. Critical Care Medicine 2017; 45(6):1001-1010. PubMed
  2. Needham DM, Sepulveda KA, Dinglas VD, Chessare CM, Friedman LA, Bingham III CO, Turnbull AE. Core outcome measures for clinical research in acute respiratory failure survivors: an international modified Delphi consensus study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017;196:1122-1130. PubMed

Helpful links:

Core Outcome Set – Methodology

Reporting and Dissemination

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