Table 2

Recommended Outcome Reporting for COV1D-19 Studies

Treatment SettingTime PeriodType of Outcomes to Report
Primary care outcomesShort-termLower respiratory tract infection (pneumonia)
Emergency admission
ICU admission
Long-termAll-cause mortality and cause-specific mortality including COVID-19 specific mortality
ICU outcomesShort-termVital status at ICU discharge (alive/dead)
Vital status at acute hospital discharge (alive/dead)
Days of advanced respiratory support (artificial ventilation)
Days of advanced cardiovascular support (inotropes, pressors or mechanical cardiovascular support)
Days of renal support (use of renal replacement therapy)
Days of ICU care (reported from ICU admission to discharge)
Days of acute hospital care after ICU discharge (for repeat ICU admissions in the same acute hospital admission the total days not on ICU should be used)
Long-termVital status (alive/dead) at 30 and 90 days after ICU admission
All-cause and COVID-19 specific mortality at 6 and 12 months after ICU admission
  • COVID-19 = coronavirus disease 2019; ICU = intensive care unit.