“My involvement was a great opportunity for getting this right for other patients and I think the outcome is amazing.” – Patient involved in development of information from a SIGN guideline
“Public partners bring a perspective that is really ‘public’. We aren’t the clinical experts and we aren’t the people who are experts who have lived with the condition. It means I can look at the design and text with the perspective of someone who is an ‘outsider’ and that to a large extent means looking at the presentation and the understandability of the text.” – SIGN public partner
This chapter describes strategies and methods to directly communicate all or some of the recommendations contained in guidelines to patients and the public. The guidance in the chapter is based on current best evidence from qualitative research on how to produce useful guideline-based materials for the public and patients, and options for when evidence does not exist. It gives an overview of:
The chapter also offers best practice examples for developing guideline-based materials for patients and the public.
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