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Can scientific evidence be valid if irrelevant to patients?

Can scientific evidence be valid if irrelevant to patients? Editorial International Journal of Care Coordination 2016, Vol. 19(1–2) 3–4 ! The Author(s) 2016 Can scientific evidence be valid if Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav irrelevant to patients? DOI: 10.1177/2053434516670209 icp.sagepub.com Imagine a situation where researchers publish their designs are not the optimal design of choice to address study in a renowned scientific medical journal. As a all research questions. This holds in particular for result, in many countries, the study findings get multi-component interventions, such as care coordin- adopted in medical guidelines and subsequently enter ation, where multiple changes occur in a non-linear practice rooms and become part of interaction with fashion often in a complex, social system. Second, patients. However, soon after the publication, patients journals should explicitly ask authors to describe the start questioning the validity and the relevance of the relevance of their study findings for patients. If study findings based on their own experiences. How do already part of a journal’s publication policy, this is you think the researchers responded? Share study often left to academics themselves. From autumn 2016 details including data to sort out all questions raised? onwards, the International Journal of Care Or hide behind the peer-review policy of the journal Coordination http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Care Coordination SAGE

Can scientific evidence be valid if irrelevant to patients?

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SAGE
Copyright
© The Author(s) 2016
ISSN
2053-4345
eISSN
2053-4353
DOI
10.1177/2053434516670209
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Editorial International Journal of Care Coordination 2016, Vol. 19(1–2) 3–4 ! The Author(s) 2016 Can scientific evidence be valid if Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav irrelevant to patients? DOI: 10.1177/2053434516670209 icp.sagepub.com Imagine a situation where researchers publish their designs are not the optimal design of choice to address study in a renowned scientific medical journal. As a all research questions. This holds in particular for result, in many countries, the study findings get multi-component interventions, such as care coordin- adopted in medical guidelines and subsequently enter ation, where multiple changes occur in a non-linear practice rooms and become part of interaction with fashion often in a complex, social system. Second, patients. However, soon after the publication, patients journals should explicitly ask authors to describe the start questioning the validity and the relevance of the relevance of their study findings for patients. If study findings based on their own experiences. How do already part of a journal’s publication policy, this is you think the researchers responded? Share study often left to academics themselves. From autumn 2016 details including data to sort out all questions raised? onwards, the International Journal of Care Or hide behind the peer-review policy of the journal Coordination

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International Journal of Care CoordinationSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 2016

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