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Published quarterly by Advocate Aurora Health, the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR) is a diamond open access, peer-reviewed medical journal devoted to advancing patient-centered care practices, health outcomes, and patient experiences.

JPCRR is indexed in PubMed Central, Directory of Open Access Journals, Google Scholar, Crossref, and Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index. Articles are catalogued in library databases OCLC Worldcat, ProQuest Summon, Ex Libris Primo, and EBSCO Discovery. Follow @JPCRR on Twitter or join our email list to be notified of newly published issues.

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Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3 (2021)

From the Editor


The Weight of a Word
Dennis J. Baumgardner

Original Research


The Experience of OFF Periods in Parkinson’s Disease: Descriptions, Triggers, and Alleviating Factors
Sneha Mantri, Madeline Lepore, Briana Edison, Margaret Daeschler, Catherine Kopil, Connie Marras, and Lana Chahine


Loneliness in Primary Care Patients: Relationships With Body Mass Index and Health Care Utilization
Tamara K. Oser, Siddhartha Roy, Jessica Parascando, Rebecca Mullen, Julie Radico, Alexis Reedy-Cooper, and Jennifer Moss


Cross-Sectional Analysis of Patient-Centered Language Use in Journals Publishing Research Focused on Heart Failure
Vivian Pham, Benjamin Greiner, Ryan Ottwell, Matt Vassar, and Micah L. Hartwell



Comprehensive Review and Update of Burning Eye Syndrome
Stephen Giacomazzi, Ivan Urits, Briggs Hoyt, Ashley Hubble, Elyse M. Cornett, Kyle Gress, Karina Charipova, Amnon A. Berger, Hisham Kassem, Alan D. Kaye, and Omar Viswanath

Brief Report


Determining the Perception and Willingness of Primary Care Providers to Prescribe Advanced Diabetes Technologies
Alexander O’Donovan, Sean M. Oser, Jessica Parascando, Arthur Berg, Donald E. Nease Jr., and Tamara K. Oser

Topic Synopses


Does Exercise Prevent Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnant Women? A Clin-IQ
Olivia Lust, Tana Chongsuwat, Elizabeth Lanham, Ann F. Chou, and Elizabeth Wickersham



COVID-19 Deliveries: Maternal Features and Neonatal Outcomes
Viviana Zlochiver, Blair Tilkens, Ana Cristina Perez Moreno, Fatima Aziz, and M. Fuad Jan

Medical Education


Business Cards as a Mechanism to Encourage Patient Feedback About Trainees
Marc Atzenhoefer, Jodie Ruffin, David Parewski, Nicole Deklotz, M. Fuad Jan, Ana Cristina Perez Moreno, and Suhail Q. Allaqaband