I have done two patient peer reviews for the British Medical Journal. The first, done before the EUPATI training, was deemed a very valuable contribution and they wrote to ask if they could use it as an example of excellence. But the 2nd, I was able to do better (and to understand the full…Read more
EUPATI, the European Patients’ Academy, closes its first phase as a project of IMI to now become a programme under the aegis of the European Patients’ Forum (EPF).
The key assets of EUPATI – the website, the Toolbox, and the Expert Training Course – will be maintained and developed, continuing to educate and empower patients for a more active role as partner in all aspects of medicines research and development.
While this new benefit-risk guideline opens a door to partner with patients for conducting preference studies and to structure patient-focused benefit-risk assessment, we cannot forget that there is a lack of obligation to put these guidelines into effect, and how exactly patient communities and their representatives can get involved in this?
The gap in research related to drug use during pregnancy means that doctors and patients may not have all the facts. Progress in this field is only possible if all stakeholders contribute – starting with all of us, along with the EUPATI Toolkit and website.
The EUPATI 2016 Conference, entitled “All Aboard to a Better Health Future”. Attracting more than 250 delegates, attendees heard from experts in the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory and academic fields of the growing influence of patients at all stages of medicine development.
Web tools to help you get your content on to the web everything from WYSIWYG editors like KompoZer through Text editors like TextWrangler through to FTP clients like Cyberduck.
The fact of being able to count on a larger number of patients with better knowledge and comprehension of clinical trials principles and issues, can only benefit clinical research.
Desktop publishing (DTP) software enables the creation of documents on personal computers, revolving around document layouts, typography, and printing. DTP is useful in the creation of advertisements, brochures, magazines and books.
Patient information and counseling are the basis for successful treatment. The mechanism of this communication is an understudied area of research. Miscommunication can lead to suboptimal treatment, low participation in screening or slow recruitment to clinical studies.