European Public Assessment Report (EPAR) summaries for the public: are they fit for purpose? A user-testing study

@inproceedings{Raynor2013EuropeanPA,
  title={European Public Assessment Report (EPAR) summaries for the public: are they fit for purpose? A user-testing study},
  author={David K Raynor and David Bryant},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES Apply 'user testing' methodology to test the readability of a European Public Assessment Report (EPAR) summary-which describes how the decision was made by the European Medicines Agency to approve a medicine. DESIGN User testing uses mixed methods (questionnaire and semistructured interview), applied iteratively, to assess document performance-can people find and understand key points of information. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Testing was undertaken with 40 members of the public in… CONTINUE READING

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