According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), patient and public involvement is necessary if clinical practice guidelines are to be reliable and of the highest standard. As part of “Clinical … Continue Reading Are patients participating in clinical practice guideline development?
Gain insights into medical publication trends through engaging expert presentations and interactive peer-to-peer discussions at the 2018 European Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). Join us … Continue Reading Join Us at the 2018 European Meeting of ISMPP!
The importance of effective communication between researchers and the public is evident. Patients and the public are becoming increasingly engaged in research, clinical studies and treatment choices, and many major … Continue Reading Approaches to improve the quality of plain English in lay summaries
Sponsors of clinical trials are required to provide result summaries in a format that is understandable to laypersons, as outlined in the EU Clinical Trials Regulation 536/2014 (Article 37) (EU … Continue Reading Guidance and important steps to consider when writing lay summaries
Healthcare research has always been dependent on the willingness of patients and volunteers to take part in studies. But in addition to being study participants, patients and members of the … Continue Reading Getting to GRIPPs with reporting patient and public involvement in research
Jayne Packham, a Medical Information, Medical Affairs and ABPI Code of Practice trainer and consultant, talks about the challenges of writing well for patients and the public and provides her … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Writing for patients and the public – top tips for medical writers
Caroline Halford, Publishing Manager at Adis, reviews the evolution of patient-centered outcomes research and the direct involvement of patients in publications. This recording was made on 2 November 2016 in … Continue Reading [VIDEO] The evolution of patient-centered outcomes research
Data transparency is a hot topic at the moment and there are many different views, not only on the best way to proceed, but also on the advantages and disadvantages … Continue Reading Individual patient data sharing – have we considered all angles?
The presentation below was given by Barrie Anthony at the recent “An Update: Publications in Practice” meeting.
As one of a number of changes designed to make the journal more patient-centered, The BMJ announced in 2014 that it would recruit patients to peer review research articles. In … Continue Reading The potential benefits of patient peer review
An editorial in the BMJ this week discusses some of the harms associated with selective clinical trial reporting… specifically relating to trials of cardiovascular devices. To support the points made … Continue Reading BMJ Editorial: “Selective clinical trial reporting: betraying trial participants, harming patients”
In this short video from the ISMPP 2015 annual meeting, Daniel Shanahan (Associate Publisher at BioMed Central) discusses patient peer review and BioMed Central’s decision to include patients in the … Continue Reading Involvement of patients in the journal peer review process