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Researchers develop new way to deliver person-centered care

March 7, 2019

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Cambridge have developed a way to help people with progressive conditions receive better person-centered care.

From overcoming boredom or loneliness to knowing what to expect in the future, the team started by identifying a range of areas that patients with advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need extra support with.

In a new study published today, which was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Marie Curie, they identified 15 broad areas that patients need additional help with, and created a tool to help them express these needs to health care professionals.

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