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Using CD disc recordings of oncology consultations to help patients handle large amounts of information

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 03 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2428
  1. Douglas J Adamson, consultant radiotherapist1
  1. 1NHS Tayside, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
  1. d.adamson{at}

The increasing use of patient held devices to record consultations has to be accepted as a result of the technological society we live in.1 In oncology, we have used these developments to help patients handle the increasingly …

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