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From Mar. 1-22, 2024, PCORI sought public input on draft key questions to inform the systematic review of Impact of Doula Support During Pregnancy, Childbirth and Beyond, which is being funded to better understand the evidence base on this topic in order to inform the broader healthcare community and our future research investments.

Key Questions and PICOTS

PCORI asked for input on these draft key questions and the population, interventions, comparators, outcomes, timing and settings (PICOTS) which are the planned focus of the systematic review.

View Draft Key Questions and PICOTS

The deadline for input was Mar. 22, 2024, at 5 pm (ET).

​About this Request for Public Input
The input provided will be considered and may lead to changes to the final key questions and will be presented in a summary in the final review protocol. This request for input should not be construed as an intent, commitment or promise to acquire services or solutions offered. PCORI will use information submitted by respondents at its own discretion and will not necessarily provide comments to respondent submissions. PCORI will not reimburse public input respondents for any expenses associated with responding to this opportunity, though PCORI sincerely appreciates respondents’ efforts and input.

Members of the public can decide whether to provide personal identifying information during any public input period. Any input you provide to PCORI, including but not limited to any documents or other materials and any identifying information submitted with your comments, are collected voluntarily and may be disclosed by PCORI on this website, elsewhere on the Internet, in any other public forum or in other PCORI materials. By providing public input, you are consenting to their disclosure, use and consideration by PCORI. PCORI makes input available as submitted and does not independently verify any aspect of input (e.g., content, organization affiliation or stakeholder designation). PCORI's full Website Privacy Policy is available here.

Posted: March 1, 2024; Updated: March 23, 2024

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