Involving patients in their healthcareBMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7397 (Published 06 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7397
- Peter Lapsley, patient editor1
- 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR, UK
Every clinician should read Guthrie and colleagues’ paper and then Nigel Crisp’s article on patient power.1 2 Each concerns a different aspect of the same problem.
Science and medicine have become better at extending lives, but doctors now seem to see extension of life as their primary goal. This is one reason …
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