translational research, patient-centered outcomes, patient-oriented research, patient engagement
In this introduction to the first issue of 2019, the editor-in-chief of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews offers additional context to the findings of Kaur and Pluye (p. 7), who methodically formalized an operational definition of patient-oriented research for the purposes of searching bibliographic databases. A possible succinct, lay definition of patient-oriented research for the average “person on the street” is proposed.
Baumgardner DJ. Defining patient-oriented research for the average person (and potential research partner). J Patient Cent Res Rev. 2019;6:4-6. doi: 10.17294/2330-0698.1697