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PILs Project Summary report: Ensuring the Readability, Understandability and Efficacy of Patient Information Leaflets

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Jill ClarkORCiD, David Moseley, Professor Douglas Newton



This report has been produced in order to identify areas of relevance to the writing and editing of Patient Information Leaflets; specifically the PILs Compendium produced by Tim Kenny. The report also includes a record of the process by which the Patient Information Leaflet editing software (Watchword) was validated. The report will also offer recommendations as to future developments in the writing and evaluation of PILs, other patient information leaflets and patient education materials generally.

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Author(s): Wilson R, Kenny T, Clark J, Moseley D, Newton L, Newton D, Purves I

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: PRODIGY publication No.30

Year: 1998

Pages: 84

Print publication date: 01/11/1998

Source Publication Date: 01-11-1998

Report Number: R-29

Institution: Sowerby Centre for Health Informatics, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne