Lawrence, M., & Kinn, S. (2012). Defining and measuring patient-centred care: an example from a mixed-methods systematic review of the stroke literature. The Journal of Health Expectations, 15, 295-326.
Summary of Findings: This study uses stroke patients as a way to demonstrate the importance of patient-centred interventions. The research finds that patient relevance, communication and quality of care are essential components of patient centred care and must be considered when developing treatment plans.