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The SONG Handbook

Download your copy of the SONG Handbook (Version 1, 1st June 2017) for establishing and implementing core outcomes in chronic kidney disease.

 

 

SONG-HD

Viecelli AK, O’Lone E, Sautenet E, Craig JC, Tong A, Chemla E, Hooi LS, Lee T, Lok C, Polkinghorne KR, Quinn RR, Vachharajani T,  Vanholder R, Zuo L,  Irish AB, Mori TA, Pascoe EM, Johnson DW,  Hawley CM. Vascular access outcomes reported in maintenance hemodialysis trials: a systematic review. American Journal of Kidney Disease (Accepted 25th September 2017)

Ju A, Unruh M, Davison S, Dapueto J, Dew MA, Fluck R, Germain M, Jassal SV, Obrador G, O’Donoghue D, Tugwell P, Craig JC, Ralph AF, Howell M, Tong A. Patient-reported outcome measures for fatigue in patients on hemodialysis: a systematic review. American Journal of Kidney Disease (Accepted 18th September 2017)

Evangelidis N, Tong A, Manns B, Hemmelgarn B, Wheeler DC, Tugwell P, Crowe S, Harris T, Van Biesen W, Winkelmayer WC, Sautenet B, O’Donoghue D, Tam-Tham H, Youssouf S, Mandayam S, Ju A, Hawley C, Pollock C, Harris DC, Johnson DW, Rifkin DE, Tentori F, Agar J, Polkinghorne KR, Gallagher M, Kerr PG, McDonald SP, Howard K, Craig JC. Developing a set of core outcomes for trials in hemodialysis: an international Delphi survey. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2017 Feb 23. pii: S0272-6386(17)30035-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.11.029. Link to published article

Tong A, Winkelmayer WC, Wheeler DC, Van Biesen W, Tugwell P, Manns B, Hemmelgarn B, Harris T, Crowe S, Ju A, O’Lone E, Evangelidis N, Craig JC. Nephrologists’ perspectives on defining and applying patient-centered outcomes in hemodialysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2017; 12(3):454-466 Link to published article

Tong A, Manns B, Hemmelgarn B, Wheeler DC, Evangelidis N, Tugwell P, Crowe S, Van Biesen W, Winkelmayer WC, O’Donoghue D, Tam-Tham H, Shen J, Pinter J, Larkins N, Youssouf S, Mandayam S, Ju A, Craig JC, on behalf of the SONG-HD Investigators. Establishing core outcome domains in hemodialysis: report of the Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology – Hemodialysis (SONG-HD) consensus workshops. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2017; 69(1):97-10722 *Full list of investigators available in article and listed on PubMed Link to published article

Urquhart-Secord R, Craig JC, Hemmelgarn B, Tam-Tham H, Manns B, Howell M, Polkinghorne KR, Kerr PG, Harris DC, Thompson S, Schick-Makaroff K, Wheeler DC, Van Biesen W, Winkelmayer WC, Johnson DW, Howard K, Evangelidis N, Tong A. Patient and caregiver priorities for outcomes in hemodialysis: an international nominal group technique study. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2016; 68(3):444-458  Link to article

Tong A, Manns B, Hemmelgarn B, Wheeler DC, Tugwell P, Winkelmayer WC, van Biesen W, Crowe S, Kerr PG, Polkinghorne KR, Howard K, Pollock C, Hawley CM, Johnson DW, McDonald SP, Gallagher MP, Urquhart-Secord R, Craig JC; SONG-HD Collaboration. Standardised outcomes in nephrology – haemodialysis (SONG-HD): study protocol for establishing a core outcome set in haemodialysis. Trials. 2015 Aug 19;16:364 [Study Protocol] Link to article

Evangelidis N, Craig JC, Tong A; SONG Executive Committee and Investigators. Standardised outcomes in nephrology – haemodialysis (SONG-HD): using the Delphi method to gain consensus on core outcomes for haemodialysis trials.
Journal of Renal Care 2015;  41:211-212 Link to article

SONG-Tx

Tong A, Budde K, Gill J, Josephson MA, Marson L, Pruett TL, Reese PP, Rosenbloom D, Rostaing L, Warrens AN, Wong G, Craig JC. Crowe S, Harris T, Hemmelgarn B, Manns B, Tugwell P, Van Biesen W, Wheeler DC, Winkelmayer WC, Evangelidis N, Sautenet B, Howell M, Chapman JR on behalf of the SONG-Tx investigators. Standardized outcomes in nephrology-transplantation: a global initiative to develop a core outcome set for trials in kidney transplantation. Transplantation Direct 2016;2:e79 [Study Protocol] Link to article

Sautenet B, Tong A, Manera KE, Chapman JR, Warrens AN, Rosenbloom D, Wong G, Gill J, Budde K, Rostaing L, Marson L, Josephson MA, Reese PP, Pruett TL, Hanson CS, O’Donoghue D, Tam-Tham H, Halimi JM, Shen JI, Kanellis J, Scandling JD, Howard K, Howell M, Cross N, Evangelidis N, Masson P, Oberbauer R, Fung S, Jesudason S, Knight S, Mandayam S, McDonald S, Chadban S, Rajan T, Craig JC. Developing consensus-based priority outcome domains for trials in kidney transplantation: a multinational Delphi survey with patients, caregivers and health professionals. Transplantation 2017; 101:1875-1886 Link to article

Tong A, Gill J, Budde K, Marson L, Reese PP, Rosenbloom DL, Rostaing L, Wong G, Josephson MA, Pruett TL, Warrens AN, Craig JC, Sautenet B, Evangelidis N, Ralph AF, Hanson CS, Shen JI, Howard K, Meyer K, Perrone RD, Weiner DE, Fung S, Ma MKM, Rose C, Ryan J, Chen LX, Howell M, Larkins N, Kim S, Thangaraju S, Chapman JR, on behalf of the SONG-Tx investigators*. Toward establishing core outcome domains for trials in kidney transplantation: Report of the Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology – Kidney Transplantation (SONG-Tx) Consensus workshops. Transplantation 2017; 101:1887-1897 Link to article

SONG-PD

Manera KE, Tong A, Craig JC, Brown EA, Brunier G, Dong J, Dunning T, Mehrotra R, Naicker S, Pecoits-Filho R, Perl J, Wang AY, Wilkie M, Howell M, Sautenet B, Evangelidis N, Shen JI, Johnson DW. Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology – Peritoneal Dialysis (SONG-PD): study protocol for establishing a core outcome set in peritoneal dialysis. Peritoneal Dialysis International (Online first, August 1 2017) Link to article

SONG-Kids

Tong A, Samuel S, Zappitelli M, Dart A, Furth S, Eddy A, Groothoff J, Webb NJA, Yap HK, Bockenhauer D, Sinha A, Alexander S, Goldstein SL, Gipson D, Hanson CS, Evangelidis N, Crowe S, Harris T, Hemmelgarn B, Manns B, Gill J, Tugwell P, Van Biesen W, Wheeler DC, Winkelmayer WC, Craig JC. Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology – Children and Adolescents (SONG-Kids): a protocol for establishing a core outcome set for children with chronic kidney disease. Trials 2016;17:401 [Study Protocol] Link to article

Chong LSH, Sautenet B, Tong A, Hanson CS, Samuel S, Zappitelli M, Dart A, Furth S, Eddy AA, Groothoff J, Webb NJA, Yap HK, Bockenhauer D, Sinha A, Alexander SI, Goldstein SL, Gipson DS, Raman G, Craig JC. Range and heterogeneity of outcomes in randomized trials of pediatric kidney disease.  Journal of Pediatrics  2017; 186:110-117 Link to article

Other SONG-related publications

Ju A, Tong A. Considerations and challenges in selecting patient-reported outcome measures for clinical trials in nephrology. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2017 (online first)

Tong A, Craig JC, Nagler EV, Van Biesen W for the SONG Executive Committee and the European Renal Best Practice Advisory Board. Composing a new song for trials: the standardised outcomes in nephrology (SONG) Initiative. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation [Accepted 12th September 2017]