Streamlining Trauma Research Evaluation With Advanced Measurement (STREAM)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02079714|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 6, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 15, 2018
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Objective: As part of the NIH Roadmap initiative, PROMIS (patient reported outcomes measurement information system) has developed tools, including item banks, short forms and computer-adaptive tests (CATs) that can help standardize measurement for many health-related quality of life domains. These PROMIS tools are being tested in large general population samples across the lifespan. The overall goal of the present study is to assess the performance and research utility of these new tools in new patient populations for future comparative effectiveness research projects. The proposed project will examine the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the PROMIS tools for clinical research following orthopaedic trauma.
Specific Aim 1: Examine the measurement properties of existing PROMIS CATs and item banks in patients with orthopaedic trauma. Investigators will incorporate ten (six core and four exploratory) PROMIS short form and CATs into the longitudinal data collection of five ongoing orthopaedic trauma clinical trials and administer an expanded data collection interview at the time of their last study follow up which will be used to:
1a: Evaluate reliability and construct validity of the PROMIS CATs
1b: Compare measurement precision of the six existing item banks when applied in an orthopaedic trauma population versus the general population.
c: Identify items from existing PROMIS item banks that function differently in our population compared with the general population.
Specific Aim 2: Examine the responsiveness of existing PROMIS domains in patients with orthopaedic trauma. Specifically, investigators will:
- a: Examine the responsiveness of PROMIS domains against expected clinical recovery in this population.
2b: Examine the responsiveness of PROMIS domains against well-defined clinical inflection points in the recovery process, such as infections, non-unions, flap failures, and other complications.
2c: Examine the responsiveness of PROMIS domains against treatment effects observed for interventions being studied in these trials, which include a psychosocial intervention, a pharmacologic intervention, and a device. These trials are being evaluated using widely used traditional outcome measurement tools.
Specific Aim 3: Study the integration of the PROMIS tools within the data collection infrastructure of METRC. Key feasibility components examined will be integration with our distributed electronic data capture system (REDCap), and use of the CAT technology across dozens of trauma centers and orthopaedic trauma clinics.
3a. Compare the rate of use of CAT-based assessment versus short-form data collection 3b: Compare the data completeness using existing METRC approaches, CAT and short form PROMIS instruments 3c: Compare respondent burden using existing METRC approaches, CAT and short form PROMIS instruments.
Study design: The STREAM study is a multi-center, prospective longitudinal observational study to evaluate the reliability, validity and responsiveness of PROMIS tools in orthopaedic trauma patients.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1000 participants|
|Official Title:||Streamlining Trauma Research Evaluation With Advanced Measurement: STREAM Study|
|Study Start Date :||January 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2018|
All STREAM Study participants will be complete a series of computer adaptive testing (CAT) questions covering all core and exploratory domains, once written informed consent is obtained. Administration of these surveys will follow completion of all other follow-up activities related to the main METRC study in which they were originally enrolled. Identical surveys will be repeated at the 6 month study visit. At the final 12 month study visit, participants will complete the CAT survey for the six core domains, and will also complete a randomly assigned subset of items from the total item bank across these six core domains. At any visit, if the CAT cannot be administered, respondents will instead complete paper surveys of the short form for each domain.
- Reliability and Validity [ Time Frame: 9 months ]The primary endpoint for this study is the reliability and construct validity of the PROMIS CAT instruments.
- Responsiveness [ Time Frame: 9 months ]Responsiveness against clinical recovery, inflection points and effective interventions.
- Data Completion [ Time Frame: 9 months ]Data completeness in CAT-based instruments vs short form paper-based data collection
- Participant Burden [ Time Frame: 9 months ]Respondent burden, as indicated by time to complete instrument, which will be recorded by the CAT, and manually recorded at start/stop time on the paper short forms
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02079714
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