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A cluster randomised controlled trial of patient-held medical records for people with schizophrenia receiving shared care.

Authors
  • Lester, Helen
  • Allan, Teresa
  • Wilson, Sue
  • Jowett, Sue
  • Roberts, Lesley
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2003
Volume
53
Issue
488
Pages
197–203
Identifiers
PMID: 14694695
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The trial provides no good evidence to suggest that patient-held records should be introduced as part of routine shared care for all patients with schizophrenia. However, the patient-held record was acceptable to patients with schizophrenia and acted as a communication tool, particularly between patients and keyworkers.

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