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CARE Measure

Swingler K, Duncan E & Murray J (2013) CARE Measure. Available from:

The Consultation and Relational Empathy (CARE) Measure is a person-centred process measure that was developed and researched at the Departments of General Practice in Glasgow University and Edinburgh University. The CARE Measure is a quick (only 10 questions), clear and easy to complete patient-completed questionnaire. It measures empathy in the context of the therapeutic relationship during a one-on-one consultation between a clinician and a patient. Originally developed and rigorously tested for use by GPs, it has since been successfully used by other medical staff, allied health professionals (AHPs) and nurses.

Allied Health Professionals; Empathy Measure

StatusPublicly available
AuthorsSwingler Kevin, Duncan Edward, Murray Jennifer
Publication date31/12/2013
Date of public distribution2013
PublisherDepartments of General Practice in Glasgow University and Edinburgh University
Place of publicationGlasgow and Edinburgh
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