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Patient information is often misleading

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 18 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:786
  1. Marco Grassi, general practitioner (
  1. 47822 Santarcangelo (RN), Italy

    EDITOR—Sharing decisions with patients so that they may become partners1 implies sufficient and appropriate information—that is, detailed discussion about the condition, the treatment options, and the likely outcomes with or without treatment. Assessing people's information …

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