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Letters National shared decision making

Shifting the focus of shared decision making to human relationships

BMJ 2018; 360 doi: (Published 08 January 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k53
  1. Jonathon P Tomlinson, GP
  1. The Lawson Practice, London N1 5HZ, UK
  1. echothx{at}

Leng and colleagues discuss efforts to improve shared decision making.1 The main barriers lie in medical culture, primarily a result of the “hidden curriculum” where traditional patriarchy trumps enlightened behaviour almost all of the time.

Inspiring, worthy, and passionate …

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