15 Apr Patient-reported outcomes: A new era in clinical research
Now-a-days there is significant discussion about patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in medical world. The following article covers almost all the areas of PRO including-their importance, important concepts for understanding of PRO, significance, ideal properties, types, development and evaluation of PRO instruments. It is useful for physicians, pharmacists and patients for the assessment and improvement of the therapy.
Deshpande PR, Rajan S, Sudeepthi BL, Nazir CA. Patient-reported outcomes: a new era in clinical research. Perspectives in clinical research. 2011 Oct;2(4):137.