Patient-reported outcome measures in benign gynecologi surgery: Updates and selected tools

Jessica Traylor*, Angela Chaudhari, Susan Tsai, Magdy P Milad

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Abstract

Purpose of reviewUse of patient-reported outcome measures in clinical practice and research is becoming more prevalent and reflects initiatives to center the patient in healthcare delivery and outcomes assessment. The purpose of this review is to provide summary description of selected, validated tools used to assess outcomes related to several benign gynecologi conditions: Abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids and endometriosis.Recent findingsGiven the availability of several validated instruments to assess patient outcomes in benign gynecology, there is still significant heterogeneity in tools used in trials.SummaryPatient outcomes assessment should be an integral part of clinical practice and research in order to treat the whole patient and address any health-related impacts on quality of life. More attention is needed to increase standardization of tools used in research to facilitate assessment of comparative efficacy between treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-266
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2019

Keywords

  • assessment
  • gynecology
  • outcomes
  • patient-reported
  • questionnaire

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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