Core outcomes may be different for clinical trials and routine care.
Outcome domains are distinct elements of a disease and can usually be measured by many different instruments and /or scales.
Examples of domains are:
Examples of outcome measures, or "instruments" that measure the domain "signs" for eczema include:
A very nice description of what core outcomes are has been produced by the COMET Initiative and can be viewed here.
Core outcomes (red) are only a subset of the total outcomes (blue)to be included in a trial.
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