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New paper on Patient-reported Outcomes

29 November 2015

Unplanned general surgery represents a major workload and requires comprehensive evaluation with appropriate outcomes, including those reported by patients (PROs). This systematic review identified a lack of well designed, and conducted RCTs in unplanned general surgery that include PROs. Future work to define relevant PROs and methods for optimal assessment are needed to inform health care decision-making. 

Academic Clinical Lecturer, Natalie Blencowe reports the publication of a new paper in the World Journal of Surgery.

A Systematic Review of Patient-reported Outcomes in Randomized Controlled Trials of Unplanned General Surgery.

Stevens DJ, Blencowe NS, McElnay PJ, Macefield RC, Savović J, Avery KN, Blazeby JM. (World J Surg. 2015 Nov 16)

For the full article go to: http://goo.gl/JGgszA

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