The ICHOM Standard Set for Cataracts is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to patients with cataracts. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.
1 Includes capsular problems, dropped nucleus or lens fragments into vitreous, return to operating theater, endophthalmitis, persistent corneal edema, and other.
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Flyer – a brief overview of the most important outcomes for patients relating to this ICHOM Standard Set.
Reference Guide – a complete overview of the ICHOM Standard Set, including definitions for each measure and selected PROM instruments, time points for collection, and associated risk factors.
Data Dictionary – an index of the outcomes and case-mix variables included in the standard set, how to code them, and the information you need to collect when implementing the outcomes in practice.