A novel approach to outpatient clinic management.

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Summary of "A novel approach to outpatient clinic management."

I read with great interest the study by Khoury et al in the BJD on the safety of patient-initiated care consultations (PICC) for psoriasis patients, though has wider implications for all patients with chronic conditions. There are over 15 million people in England with chronic conditions, accounting for 64% of outpatient appointments, and with future trends suggesting a further increase. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.


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Name: The British journal of dermatology
ISSN: 1365-2133


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