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Patient participant

A patient advocate talks about the need to involve patients in their treatment plans and how this can help AMR.

In this video, a patient advocate answers the following questions:

  • Why is a patient’s perspective important?

  • What led you to become a patient advocate?

  • What can be done to involve patients and the public in AMR research?

She specifically mentions how important it is to involve the patient in the treatment and inform them of how to manage their condition at home, as well as in the hospital.

The need to find the balance between not talking to the patient as if they could never understand the science behind the condition, but also using un-complicated language, and being accommodating for the limitations in a patient’s knowledge, is also highlighted.

In the comments below please let us know:

  • Did anything in the video surprise you?
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