Table 5

Outcome measures of the intervention

Outcome measureMethods of collectionApproach to analysis
Symptoms assessment by cliniciansMedical record entries, case report forms.Comparison of proportion of patients with symptom assessment between intervention and control group using χ2 test.
Response to symptom informationMedical record entries, case report forms.Proportion of patients referred for supportive care interventions compared between intervention and control groups using χ2 test.
Change in symptom reporting and responding from pre-intervention to during interventionMedical record entries, case report forms, PROM electronic data capture.Proportion of patients before to during intervention period using χ2 analysis and process control analysis.
Presentations to the emergency departmentMedical record entries.Proportion of patients before to during intervention period using χ2 analysis and process control analysis.
Hospital admissionsMedical record entries.Proportion of patients before to during intervention period using χ2 analysis and process control analysis.
  • PROM, patient-reported outcome measure.