A new resource from Open Pharma aims to provide a definitive guide to the various types of plain language documents that are produced. Providing definitions for plain language summaries, trial results summaries and plain language summaries of publications, this is a handy crib sheet anyone in the field what to understand the different terminologies that are used. The crib sheet is available to download here.
Other useful resources produced by Open Pharma can be on the Resources page of their website, under the Educational materials dropdown here.
About Open Pharma
Open Pharma aims to improve the pharma publications model by connecting pharma with innovations in publishing to increase transparency and access to research outputs. One of their four core values ‘Accessibility’ includes preprints, plain language summaries and publication enhancements to ensure faster and wider dissemination of results, increased citations and use of results.