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Is it time to rethink the current patient-reported outcome measures?

Across health care, clinicians are increasingly using patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to give a voice to patients and to help standardize the assessment of patients for comparison purposes. With this increasing use, the limitations of these PROMs should not be underestimated within the diverse population that we treat.

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F.M., M.S. and A.S. have received an unrestricted education grant from Boston Scientific. T.Y. declares no competing interests.

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MacAskill, F., Sahai, A., Shabbir, M. et al. Is it time to rethink the current patient-reported outcome measures?. Nat Rev Urol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41585-022-00661-7

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