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Letters Towards the patient revolution

The patient revolution demands more accountability

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 19 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1579
  1. Benoit V Tudrej, general practitioner and PhD student1,
  2. Christian Hervé, professor1
  1. 1Laboratoire d’Ethique Médicale et de Médecine Légale, EA4569, Université Paris Descartes, 75006 Paris, France
  1. benoit.tudrej{at}

Nothing can stop the “patient revolution.”1 For some doctors this is the sign of deconsecration of medicine. For others, it is a new opportunity for patients’ autonomy.

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