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17.6  Assessing and describing patient-reported outcomes

Table 17.6.a presents selected issues specific to PROs that review authors should consider in incorporating PROs into their reviews. Authors may want to consider describing PROs in detail, according to this checklist, in the ‘Characteristics of included studies’ table or as an Additional table.