The way that public involvement in research has been evaluated as a complex intervention has derailed the development of an evidence base. Two alternative approaches are available for constructing and evaluating patient involvement, each of which requires us to revisit the purposes and values that underpin it in each stage of the research process.
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- Public involvement
- complex intervention
Edelman, N., & Barron, D. (2015). Evaluation of public involvement in research: time for a major re-think? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 21(3), 209-211. https://doi.org/10.1177/1355819615612510