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Using the Delphi Technique to Determine Which Outcomes to Measure in Clinical Trials: Recommendations for the Future Based on a Systematic Review of Existing Studies

  • Ian P. Sinha mail,

    iansinha@liv.ac.uk

    Affiliation: University of Liverpool, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Rosalind L. Smyth ,

    Affiliation: University of Liverpool, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    These authors share joint last authorship.

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  • Paula R. Williamson

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    These authors share joint last authorship.

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  • Published: January 25, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000393

About the Authors

Ian P. Sinha, Rosalind L. Smyth
University of Liverpool, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Paula R. Williamson
Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: iansinha@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

RLS is a member of the PLoS Board of Directors.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: IPS RLS PRW. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: IPS RLS PRW. Designed the experiments/the study: IPS RLS PRW. Analyzed the data: IPS PRW. Collected data/did experiments for the study: IPS PRW. Wrote the first draft of the paper: IPS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: IPS RLS PRW. Conceived the initial idea for the review: PRW.