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Videoing GP appointments could improve patient care

Thursday 13th April 2017

Recording GP appointments could help improve patient care and provide a useful database for research and training, a study published in the British Journal of General Practice has suggested.

Marcus Jepson, professor of primary care at the University of Bristol set out to create an archive of videotaped consultations and linked data based on a large sample of routine face-to-face doctor-...

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