Core Outcomes Set Initiative (CS-COUSIN)

"Our mission is to develop and implement core outcome sets in dermatology to improve & standardize outcome measurement in clinical trials to make trial evidence more useful."

The collaborative initiative is co-ordinated by the Center for Evidence-Based Healthcare, University of Dresden, Germany.

Further information

Why are core outcomes important? Hywel Williams, Jochen Schmitt and Anne-Marie Glenny on why working with the COMET initiative will improve reviews on Cochrane Community Blog.

Please click here to download full details of the project, or visit the following webpage:

The theme of the CSG Annual Meeting 2015 was 'Harmonizing Outcome Measures and Developing Core Outcome Sets in Dermatology'. Presentations from the meeting are available at