Books, the internet, television, or rather listen to the neighbor's advice? Patients with an interest in medicine and medical technology can find reports, information and opinions quickly and everywhere, even without a physician. But which of this information is actually scientifically sound, high quality and useful and which is based on marketing, rumors and anecdotal evidence is a completely different story - one that both physicians and patients need to hear to the end before they talk about treatment. We look at patients who look for information by themselves and how they (and physicians) fare with this.
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Physician and patient: A complicated relationship
The patient's perspective is also important for physicians
Patient information on the internet: "The quality varies greatly"