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Comment & Response
January 22/29, 2014

Patient-Reported Outcome Alert Monitoring

Author Affiliations
  • 1Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 2Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 3McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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JAMA. 2014;311(4):420. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.284321

To the Editor In their Viewpoint on ethical and logistic considerations of using patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures in research, Mr Kyte and colleagues1 discussed active PRO alert monitoring. In PRO alert monitoring, predefined thresholds for alert generation and action plans are established for when research participants report psychological or physical symptoms of potential concern.

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