DIPEX

AcronymDefinition
DIPEXDatabase of Individual Patient Experiences (UK)
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The Dipex online support service can be found at: www.dipex.org/prostatecancer
Dr Ann McPherson, the founder of DIPEx, said: "Information to help parents understand how congenital heart disease is going to affect their child and lifestyle isn't always available from doctors or medical research which is why this new resource is so beneficial.
She said: "Joining an association might not be for everyone so that's where the DIPEx site is invaluable.
The proposed database, DIPEX (the Database of Individual Patient Experience), which will be available as a multi-media resource via the Internet and as a CD ROM, will be unique in the field of patient and healthcare communication.
Dr Chapple said: "Some men feel uncomfortable talking about their health and this latest addition to the Dipex website should help them access information more easily."
dipex. org It's been set up in conjunction with the Department of Health and mental health charities.
The project was led by Dr Alison Chapple, a senior research fellow at Oxford University, who said: "Some men feel uncomfortable talking about their health and this latest addition to the Dipex website should help them access information more easily."