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Principles for Selecting, Developing, Modifying, and Adapting Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments for Use in Medical Device Evaluation Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff, And Other Stakeholders

Issued by:
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

FDA (The Food and Drug Administration) is issuing this guidance to describe principles that should be considered when using Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) instruments in the evaluation of medical devices and provide recommendations about the importance of ensuring the measures are fit-for-purpose. This guidance is not meant to replace the Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) guidance series.