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Patient empowerment in long-term conditions: development and preliminary testing of a new measure

Nicola Small1*, Peter Bower1, Carolyn A Chew-Graham2, Diane Whalley3 and Joanne Protheroe2

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1 Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road Williamson Building, Manchester, UK

2 Research Institute Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, UK

3 RTI Health Solutions, The Pavilion, Towers Business Park, Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, Manchester, UK

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BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:263  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-263

Published: 8 July 2013

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Fifty one candidate items with corresponding empowerment dimension.

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The postal survey completed by patients in this study.

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