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Do patients need to read research?: Knowledge is power

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 04 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:564
  1. Colleen K Murphy, research associate (
  1. Global Health Council, 1701 K Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006, USA

    EDITOR—Smith succinctly reminds us of the importance of strengthening capacity among those who need to comprehend research to make informed decisions.1

    Although his article focuses on patients, I believe we should include all stakeholders in this process of understanding research, be they consumers of health …

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