• Medicine
  • Published in PharmacoEconomics 2002

Prospective study designs in outcomes research: the case of migraine.

@article{Rothermich2002ProspectiveSD,
  title={Prospective study designs in outcomes research: the case of migraine.},
  author={Elizabeth A Rothermich and Meryl Brod and Warren H. Schonfeld and Clayton R. Rowland and Baltazar Gomez-Mancilla},
  journal={PharmacoEconomics},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={
          715-25
        }
}
Patient-reported outcomes (PROs), including resource utilisation, productivity and quality of life, are important outcomes in the field of migraine. Clinical trials have begun to incorporate PROs; however, not all research questions can be answered fully within the framework of a clinical trial design. Other prospective designs, including effectiveness trials, observational studies, and study hybrids may be used to answer many of the different research questions related to PROs. This paper… CONTINUE READING

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