Time for a “patient’s page” in hospital notesBMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8556 (Published 21 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8556
- Jacqueline Maxmin, retired general practitioner and vocational training scheme course organiser1
- 1London N10, UK
As two recent articles say,1 2 patient preferences need to be understood better. A conversation that includes the patient in the treating team may indeed help, but what matters most to him or her is wider than preference for treatment options.
In 2002 I wrote a Personal …