Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Kamudoni, Paul; Johns, Nutjaree; Salek, Sam
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
A single source step-by-step guide on the development and deployment of modern generation PROs measures which is handy and readily accessible
A new roadmap on PRO measure development, addressing recent developments that will help the reader make the most of the opportunities presented
A full chapter is devoted to recommendations addressing common pitfalls in assessing PROs in clinical practice and clinical research settings ensuring readers can fully realise the most from the modern PRO measures
his book serves as a roadmap for the development and application of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures, supporting beginners through to experts, as a practical guide. To elucidate on key concepts in the book, examples from clinical research in hyperhidrosis and health-related quality of life and medicines clinical development context, are used. Health-related quality of life represents one of the most commonly measured PROs in both routine clinical practice and research. The book demonstrates the importance of PROs to patients with chronic disease and how such outcomes can assist clinicians in managing patients and monitoring their response to treatment in terms of both symptoms and impacts.
This book will benefit readers as a single-source practical guide on the development of modern PRO measures and may also serve as a blueprint for the conceptualization and planning of evidence generation related to PROs in various settings. Ideas and suggestions on how to navigate recent developments shaping the field of PRO measurement are also offered.