Comparison of the readability of lay summaries and scientific abstracts published in CF Research News and the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis: Recommendations for writing lay summaries

Hannah L Anderson, John E Moore, Beverley C Millar

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cystic Fibrosis
Volume21
Issue number1
Early online date29 Sep 2021
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Sep 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We wish to acknowledge with thanks the respondents who kindly took the time to complete the questionnaire, as well as the international CF charities who supported the survey through co-design of the questionnaire, review, translation of the questionnaire, as well as by publicising the survey amongst their respective membership. This project was a product of the Cystic Fibrosis Study Buddies Programme designed to enable improved "health literacy" and essential skills for life and employability in young CF adults and supported by Charitable Grants from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. USA. (CG-2017-106614 & CG-2015-104576). Vertex Pharmaceuticals did not play any role in project conceptualisation, design, execution, analysis, nor any editorial role in manuscript writing or approval.

Funding Information:
We wish to acknowledge with thanks the respondents who kindly took the time to complete the questionnaire, as well as the international CF charities who supported the survey through co-design of the questionnaire, review, translation of the questionnaire, as well as by publicising the survey amongst their respective membership. This project was a product of the Cystic Fibrosis Study Buddies Programme designed to enable improved "health literacy" and essential skills for life and employability in young CF adults and supported by Charitable Grants from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA . ( CG-2017-106614 & CG-2015-104576 ). Vertex Pharmaceuticals did not play any role in project conceptualisation, design, execution, analysis, nor any editorial role in manuscript writing or approval.

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