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Medical Practice

General practitioners' use of written materials during consultations

Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988; 296 doi: (Published 26 March 1988) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988;296:908
  1. Lorna Tapper-Jones,
  2. Simon A Smail,
  3. Roisin Pill,
  4. Robert Harvard Davis


    Russell et al have shown that the compliance of patients can be enhanced by general practitioners' providing them with written materials.' We examined what educational materials for patients were used by general practitioners and where the materials came from.