Patient Driven Care

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad


Patients themselves are open to new techniques of management [1]. So the question arises, what are the needs of this cohort and what can we do to support them?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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