COMET Brings together researchers interested in the development and application of core outcome sets. The aims of COMET are to collate and stimulate relevant resources, both applied and methodological, to facilitate exchange of ideas and information and foster methodological research in core outcomes.
The COSMIN initiative aims to improve the selection of health measurement instruments. As part of this initiative, the COSMIN group developed a critical appraisal tool (a checklist) containing standards for evaluating the methodological quality of studies on the measurement properties of health measurement instruments.
CSG-COUSIN is a multi-professional, international working group within the Cochrane Skin Group which aims to develop and implement core outcome sets in dermatology in order to improve and standardise outcome measurement in clinical trials and to make trial evidence more useful.
OMERACT are an informal international network of working groups and gatherings interested in outcome measurement across the spectrum of rheumatology intervention studies.
GREAT is an easy to use resource of randomised controlled trials of eczema treatments, with key data extracted that contains all trials from the year 2000 onwards.
TREAT is an international consensus exercise to identify a minimum set of domains and domain items for national atopic eczema registries that collect real world data of children and adults on photo- and systemic immunomodulatory therapies.
CEBD Conducts independent research into the treatment and prevention of skin disease that is of direct relevance to patients, clinicians and NHS managers. The group works with patients and members of the public to prioritise and inform clinically-relevant research programmes.
Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology
University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane, Nottingham
NG7 2NR, UK
Telephone: +44 115 8232435
Fax: +44 115 8468618
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