Table 2

Feasibility of assessment and outcome measures

IndicatorsData sources
Comprehensive rehabilitation assessment
 Completeness of additional outcome measuresCase report forms
 AcceptabilityInterviews and focus groups with participants and healthcare professionals
Intervention delivery and process evaluation
 Completeness of usual care outcome measuresRehabilitation records
 Number of rehabilitation classes completedRehabilitation records
 Number of participants that drop-out from rehabilitation programmeRehabilitation records
 The experience of healthcare professionals regarding breathlessness rehabilitation and the COpd and HEart failure REhabilitation (COHERE) trialInterviews and focus groups with healthcare professionals
 The experience of participants regards breathlessness rehabilitation and the COHERE trialInterviews and focus groups with participants
 The training and resources needed to deliver the interventionInterviews and focus groups with healthcare professionals
Recruitment
 Feasibility of screening and recruiting participantsTrial records and field notes
 Number of eligible participants, number of participants invited to participate in trial, number of participants that consent to trialMedical records and trial records
 Number of participants that decline or drop-out of trialTrial records