Letters Patient reported outcome measures

Not all PROMs reflect patients’ perspectives

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1552 (Published 19 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1552
  1. Joan Trujols, clinical psychologist1,
  2. Maria J Portella, post-doctoral “Miguel Servet” fellowship1
  1. 1Servei de Psiquiatria, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau (IIB Sant Pau), CIBERSAM, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
  1. jtrujols{at}santpau.cat

Black fails to acknowledge that patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) can be similar to traditional clinician rated ones unless they incorporate patients’ perspectives, and not merely those of researchers, clinicians, and administrators.1 …

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