See full results of the HOME II meeting
The HOME II working meeting was held in Amsterdam in June 2011 to build on the preliminary recommendations of the Delphi exercise. The meeting was attended by 43 individuals from 10 countries, representing different stakeholders (patients, clinicians, methodologists, and the pharmaceutical industry). Delegates were given evidence-based information, followed by structured group discussion and anonymous consensus voting on each study question.
Consensus was achieved in recommending that the following four outcome domains be included in the core set for atopic eczema trials:
It was also agreed that to be included in the core set, instruments to measure these outcome domains need to be:
To identify which instruments should be used, a working group for each of the four domains was then formed to carry out research required to identify the most appropriate instruments and perform validation studies as required.
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