Medical Writing Patient-reported outcomes

Volume 27, Issue 4 - Patient-reported outcomes

December 2018


Patient reported outcomes

President's Message

President's Message



Feature Articles

Measuring health outcomes: The foundation of contemporary healthcare decision-making

Measuring quality of life – theoretical background

Quality of life measures – an overview

Publication planning and patient-reported outcomes: Demonstrating value in a multi-stakeholder era

Patient-reported outcome measure translation: An overview

Systematic hospital collection of patient-reported outcome data via patient apps

The PROMIS of electronic patient-reported outcomes

Interview with Professor Matthias Rose on developing patient-reported outcomes and the PROMIS initiative

The UK pharmaceutical industry braces for Brexit, be it mild, severe, or doomsday

Awareness of medical writing as a profession and its career prospects

Estimands – closing the gap between study design and analysis

Protecting the rights of clinical trial patients through disclosure: The significance of plain language

Medical Devices

In the Bookstores

News from the EMA

News from the EMA

Regular Sections

Regulatory Matters & Regulatory Public Disclosure

Medical Communications

Journal Watch

Good Writing Practice

Getting Your Foot In The Door

My First Medical Writing

Out On Our Own

Out on Our Own


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