Lophatananon A,Tyndale-Biscoe S, Malcolm E, Rippon H, Holmes K, Firkins L, Fenton M, Crowe S , Stewart-Brown S, Gnanapragasam V and Muir K.
British Journal of Urology International, 2011, Vol 108, Issue 7, p 1040 – 1043
Research in many ﬁelds of medical investigation is principally researcher and
response led. The medical industry is advancing in both treatments and technologies, but the ideas and views of both patients and clinicians are often forgotten, even though these groups clearly have a shared interest in research. Patients themselves are becoming increasingly familiar with research, particularly through the internet, and with their direct experience of disease they should be an important voice when identifying research priorities. Continue reading