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The rewards of switching to digital

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 16 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1570

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iPads: Of 88 patients with kidney stones facing surgery, 71 (81%) said that they preferred receiving information about the procedure by video on an iPad than in a face to face meeting with a doctor. The video also improved understanding, research presented at the European Association of Urology conference in Munich, Germany showed.

Personalised medicine: The subject got its own All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK House of Commons on 15 March. …

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