Reading list and web resources

Posted as supplied by authors.

Further reading

W1. Muir Gray JA. The Resourceful Patient, eRosetta Press, Oxford UK, 2002. Full text available online at (accessed 5 March 2004.)

W2. Donaldson L. The expert patient: a new approach to chronic disease management for the 21st century, Department of Health, London, August, 2001. (accessed 23 April 2004.)

W3. Donaldson L. Expert patients usher in a new era of opportunity for the NHS," BMJ 2003;326:1279-80.

W4. Fox S, Lee R. The online health care revolution: how the web helps Americans take better care of themselves. (Pew Internet & American Life Project, 26 November 2000). (accessed 7 May 2004.)

W5. Kaplan B, Flatley Brennan P. Consumer informatics: supporting patients as co-producers of quality. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2001;8:309-16. [Abstract], (full text—fee required)

W6. Houston, Thomas K., Cooper, Lisa A. and Ford, Daniel E., Internet support groups for depression: A 1-year prospective sohort study. American Journal of Psychiatry 2002;159:2062-8

W7. Fogel J, Albert SM, Schnabel F, Ditkoff BA, Neugut AI. Internet use and social support in women with breast cancer. Health Psychol 2002;21:398-404. [Abstract]; Fogel, J., Albert, S. M., Schnabel, F., Ditkoff, B. A., & Neugut, A. I. (2002). "Use of the Internet by women with breast cancer. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 4(2), e9, (Accessed March 22, 2004)

W8. Ferguson T. From patients to end users. BMJ 2002;324:555-6.

W9. Ferguson T. Digital doctoring—opportunities and challenges in electronic patient-physician communication. JAMA 1998;280:1361-2.

W10. A few representative sites which support e-patients in empowering and innovative ways: