Studies Using Core Outcome Measurement Set

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A NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute working group recommended this core outcome measurement set (COMS) for all studies evaluating post-hospital patient outcomes. PubMed

Below are example publications and study protocols that report all components of the Core Outcome Measurement Set (COMS) for post-hospital research of acute respiratory failure survivors.

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Minimum COMS

  • Azoulay E, Resche-Rigon M,…, Kentish-Barnes N. One-year outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome survivors: COVID-19 versus seasonal influenza or pneumonia. Intensive Care Med. 2024 May;50(5):773-775. ArticlePubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Cox CE, Hough CL,…,Porter LS. Effects of a telephone- and web-based coping skills training program compared to an education program for survivors of critical illness and their family members: a randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2018; 197(1):66-78. PubMed
  • Derry HM, Lief L, Woubeshet N, Schenck EJ, Kakarala S, LaFond E, Berlin DA, Prigerson HG. Peritraumatic Stress Symptoms during Early Post-ICU Recovery. Ann Am Thorac Soc. Sep 1 2020. PubMed
  • Demoule A, Hajage D,…, Similowski T. Prevalence, intensity and clinical impact of dyspnea in critically ill patients receiving invasive ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Jan 21. In Press PubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Geense WW, Zegers M, Peters MAA, Ewalds E, Simons KS, Vermeulen H, van der Hoeven JG, van den Boogaard M. New Physical, Mental, and Cognitive Problems 1-year Post-ICU: A Prospective Multicenter Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 1. PubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Geense WW, Zegers MAA, Vermeulen H, van den Boogaard M, van der Hoeven J. MONITOR-IC study, a mixed methods prospective multicenter controlled cohort study assessing 5-year outcomes of ICU survivors and related healthcare cost: a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 14;7(11):e018006. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018006. PMID: 29138206; PMCID: PMC5695418. PubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Heesakkers H, Hoeven JG,…, Boogaard M. Mental health symptoms in family members of COVID-19 ICU survivors 3 and 12 months after ICU admission: a multicentre prospective cohort study. Intensive Care Medicine. 2022 Feb 1. Article PubMed (SF-12 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Hellemons ME, Huijts S,…,Aerts JGJV. Persistent health problems beyond pulmonary recovery up to 6 months after hospitalization for COVID-19: a longitudinal study of respiratory, physical, and psychological outcomes. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2022 Apr;19(4):551-561. ArticlePubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Hodgson CL, Udy AA,…, Cooper DJ. The impact of disability in survivors of critical illness. Intensive Care Med. 2017. PubMed
  • McGregor G, Sandhu H, …, Underwood M. Clinical effectiveness of an online supervised group physical and mental health rehabilitation programme for adults with post-covid-19 condition (REGAIN study): multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2024 Feb 7;384:e076506. ArticlePubMed
  • McGregor G, Sandhu H,…, Underwood M. Rehabilitation Exercise and psycholoGical support After COVID-19 InfectioN (REGAIN): a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2021; 22:8. Article PubMed
  • Tripathy S, Acharya SP,…, Kar N. Post traumatic stress symptoms, anxiety, and depression in patients after intensive care unit discharge-a longitudinal cohort study from a LMIC tertiary care centre. BMC Psychiatry. 2020; 20(1):220. Article PubMed
  • Tripathy S, Kar N,…, Singh SK. ICU memories and patient outcomes in a low middle-income country: a longitudinal cohort study. Crit Care Med. 2021; 49(10):e978-e988. Article PubMed
  • Unoki T, Sakuramoto H, Uemura S,…, Masuda Y. Prevalence of and risk factors for post-intensive care syndrome: Multicenter study of patients living at home after treatment in 12 Japanese intensive care units, SMAP-HoPe study. 2021.16(5):e0252167. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252167. Article; PubMed (in Japanese)
  • van der Heijden EFM, Kooken RWJ, …, van den Boogaard M. Differences in long-term outcomes between ICU patients with persistent delirium, non-persistent delirium and no delirium: A longitudinal cohort study. J Crit Care. 2023 Feb 17. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2023.154277. PubMed |
  • van Gelder TG, Lalmohamed A, …, Slooter AJC. Systemic glucocorticoid use during ICU admission and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in intensive care unit survivors. Intensive Care Med. 2022 Jun;48(6):762-764. doi: 10.1007/s00134-022-06725-x. PubMed |
  • Wang S, Xin H, Chung C,…, Hu RF. Effect of an ICU diary on psychiatric disorders, quality of life, and sleep quality among adult cardiac surgical ICU survivors: a randomized controlled trial. Critical Care. 2020. 24(1). 81. PubMed (SF-36 instead of EQ-5D)
  • Watanabe S, Liu K,…, Kotani T. Association between early mobilization in the ICU and psychiatric symptoms after surviving a critical illness: a multi-center prospective cohort study. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2022; 11(9):2587. doi: 10.3390/jcm11092587.  
  • Wu TT, Chen QL, …, Li H. Effects of a multilevel intervention of resistance training with or without beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate in medical ICU patients during entire hospitalisation: a four-arm multicentre randomised controlled trial. Crit Care. 2023 Dec 15;27(1):493.  PubMed |
  • Wong HZ, Brusseleers M,…, Gluck S. Mixed-mode versus paper surveys for patient-reported outcomes after critical illness: a randomised controlled trial. Australian Critical Care. 2022. 35(3):286-293. PubMed |

Minimum COMS + SF-36

  • Berney S, Hopkins RO, Rose JW, Koopman R, Puthucheary Z, Gordon I, Colantuoni E, Parry SM, Needham DM, Denehy L. Functional electrical stimulation in-bed cycle ergometry in mechanically ventilated patients: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Thorax. 2020; Dec 15;
  • Dinglas VD, Hopkins RO,…, Needham DM. One-year outcomes of rosuvastatin vs. placebo in sepsis-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome:  prospective follow-up of SAILS randomized trial. Thorax. 2016; 71: 401-410. PubMed
  • Ishinuki T, Zhang L, …, Mizuguchi T. Clinical impact of rehabilitation and ICU diary on critically ill patients: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Nursing in Critical Care. 2023; Jan 9. Article
  • Needham DM, Dinglas VD, Bienvenu OJ, Colantuoni E, Wozniak AW, Rice TW, Hopkins RO.  One year outcomes of initial trophic vs full enteral feeding in acute lung injury patients:  prospective follow-up of the EDEN randomized trial. British Medical Journal. 2013; Mar 19;346:f1532.  PMCID: PMC3601941
  • Ruhl AP, Huang M,…, Needham DM. Health care resource use and costs in long-term survivors of ARDS: a 5-year longitudinal cohort study. Critical Care Medicine. 2017;45:196-204. PubMed
  • Tramm R, Ilic D, Sheldrake J, Pellegrino V, Hodgson C. Recovery, risks, and adverse health outcomes in year 1 after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. American Journal of Critical Care. 2017;26(4):311-319. PubMed
  • Vlake JH, Van Bommel J,…,Michel E. Psychologic distress and quality of life after ICU treatment for coronavirus disease 2019: a multicenter, observational cohort study. Critical Care Explorations. 2021; 3(8): e0497. PubMed

Minimum COMS + MoCA

  • Brown SM, Dinglas VD, …, Needham DM; APICS-01 Study Team. Association between unmet medication needs after hospital discharge and readmission or death among acute respiratory failure survivors: the addressing post-intensive care syndrome (APICS-01) multicenter prospective cohort study. Crit Care. 2022 Jan 7;26(1):6. PubMed | 
  • Castro-Avila A, Merino-Osorio C, G…, Leppe J; on behalf of the IMPACCT COVID-19 study group. Six-month post-intensive care outcomes during high and low bed occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic: A multicenter prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2023 Nov 16;18(11):e0294631. PubMed |
  • Hodgson, C.L., Higgins, A.M…, The PREDICT Study Investigators. Comparison of 6-month outcomes of sepsis versus non-sepsis critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation. Critical Care. 2022 Jun 13;26(1):174. PubMed
  • Maley JH, Sandsmark DK,…,Lane-Fall MB. Six-month impairment in cognition, mental health, and physical function following COVID-19-associated respiratory failure. Critical Care Explorations. 2022 Mar 28;4(4):e0673. PubMed |
  • Rousseau AF, Minguet P,…,Misset B. Post-intensive care syndrome after a critical COVID-19: cohort study from a Belgian follow-up clinic.  Intensive Care. 2021. 11:118.  PubMed
  • TEAM Study Investigators and the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group, Hodgson CL, …, Young PJ. Early Active Mobilization during Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU. N Engl J Med. 2022 Nov 10; 387(19):1747-1758. PubMed |

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