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Achieving patient-centred care: The potential and challenge of the patient-as-professional role

Phillips, Rebecca L; Short, Alison; Kenning, Annie; Dugdale, Paul; Nugus, Peter; McGowan, Russell; Greenfield, David


Background: The patient-as-professional concept acknowledges the expert participation of patients in interprofessional teams, including their contributions to managing and coordinating their care. However, little is known about experiences and perspectives of these teams. Objective: To investigate (i) patients' and carers' experiences of actively engaging in interprofessional care by enacting the patient-as-professional role and (ii) clinicians' perspectives of this involvement. Design, setting...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Expectations
DOI: 10.1111/hex.12234


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