Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are any reports directly from patients on their health, condition, etc. made solely by such patients without any input, suggestions or interpretation from their doctors, family, friends or other individuals. PRO is a blanket term relating to single or multidimensional aspects of patients’ symptoms, health, quality of life, treatment satisfaction, medication adherence, etc. PROs are often recorded in clinical trials, using validated instruments (PROMs) to measure the impact of the intervention as perceived by the patient.

How to cite: Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) [online]. (2016). York; York Health Economics Consortium; 2016. http://www.yhec.co.uk/glossary/patient-reported-outcomes-pros/

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