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Table 1 Aims of the CROWN initiative

From: The CROWN Initiative: journal editors invite researchers to develop core outcomes in women’s health

1 Form a consortium among all gynaecology-obstetrics and related journals to promote core outcome sets in all areas of our specialty.
2 Encourage researchers to develop core outcome sets using robust consensus methodology involving multiple stakeholders, including patients.
3 Strongly encourage the reporting of results for core outcome sets.
4 Organise robust peer-review and effective dissemination of manuscripts describing core outcome sets.
5 Facilitate embedding of core outcome sets in research practice, working closely with researchers, reviewers, funders and guideline makers. www.crown-initiative.org