The Doctor-Patient Relationship Is Evolving (Los Angeles Times)


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“Physicians are experts on likely outcomes, likely effects and side effects. But patients are experts on their preferences,” Fisher says.

Read the full story, published 9/13/12 in the Los Angeles Times.

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