Objectives, Methods, and Analysis

  • Andrew J. Larner


This study of patient information-seeking behavior prior to referral from primary to secondary care sought to answer the following simple, pragmatic, questions: How many patients searched the Internet for medical information prior to referral? How many patients called the NHS Direct telephone helpline prior to referral?


Down Syndrome International Headache Society District General Hospital Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Subjective Cognitive Complaint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cognitive Function ClinicWalton Centre for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Society of Apothecaries’ Honorary Lecturer in the History of MedicineUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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