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Patients can contribute to medical studies now

Moving away from traditional ways of publishing medical research studies, renowned journals around the world are now adding a human touch to research by introducing patients as reviewers.

To make medical research more patient-centric, top journals are now inviting reviews from people who have suffered the disease in question.
Moving away from traditional ways of publishing medical research studies, renowned journals around the world are now adding a human touch to research by introducing patients as reviewers. Studies, thus, will not just be peer reviewed by scientists doctors before publication, but also be assessed by a group of select patients who have gone through the turmoil of the disease under study . 

Top journals such as British Medical Journal, Research Engagement and Involvement, and Journal of Participatory Medicine have introduced patient reviewers, thereby allowing patients to be contributors in health and medical research. "Imagine development of a chemotherapy, which is targeting the organs but is causing great discomfort to patients. As researchers we need to understand what the patients require," says paediatrician Dr Meenu Singh at PGI Chandigarh, a regular reviewer for the well-known Cochrane database of systematic reviews based in the UK
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