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BMC Family Practice

BMC Family Practice 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 212 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary health care staff’s opinions about changing routines in practice: a cross-sectional study

Siw Carlfjord, Karin Festin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Attitudes towards prescribing cognitive enhancers among primary care physicians in Germany

Andreas G Franke, Carolin Papenburg, Elena Schotten, Peter B Reiner, Klaus Lieb

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stepped care for depression is easy to recommend, but harder to implement: results of an explorative study within primary care in the Netherlands

Marleen LM Hermens, Anna Muntingh, Gerdien Franx, Peter T van Splunteren, Jasper Nuyen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between socio-economic status and hemoglobin A1c levels in a Canadian primary care adult population without diabetes

Babak Aliarzadeh, Michelle Greiver, Rahim Moineddin, Christopher Meaney, David White, Ambreen Moazzam, Kieran M Moore, Paul Belanger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reducing drug related deaths: a pre-implementation assessment of knowledge,barriers and enablers for naloxone distribution through general practice

Catriona Matheson, Christiane Pflanz-Sinclair, Lorna Aucott, Philip Wilson, Richard Watson, Stephen Malloy, Elinor Dickie, Andrew McAuley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring the ambiguity tolerance of medical students: a cross-sectional study from the first to sixth academic years

Anne Weissenstein, Sandra Ligges, Britta Brouwer, Bernhard Marschall, Hendrik Friederichs

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Are lower urinary tract symptoms in men associated with cardiovascular diseases in a primary care population: a registry study

Inge I Bouwman, Boudewijn J Kollen, Klaas van der Meer, Rien JM Nijman, Wouter K van der Heide

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity assessment in practice: a mixed methods study of GPPAQ use in primary care

Neil Heron, Mark A Tully, Michelle C McKinley, Margaret E Cupples

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Practice nurse involvement in primary care depression management: an observational cost-effectiveness analysis

Jodi Gray, Hossein Haji Ali Afzali, Justin Beilby, Christine Holton, David Banham, Jonathan Karnon

01.12.2014 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Annual acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers

Magdalena Morawska

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative comparison of primary care clinicians’ and their patients’ perspectives on achieving depression care: implications for improving outcomes

Robert D Keeley, David R West, Brandon Tutt, Paul A Nutting

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

PaTz groups for primary palliative care: reinventing cooperation between general practitioners and district nurses in palliative care: an evaluation study combining data from focus groups and a questionnaire

Annicka GM van der Plas, Martijn Hagens, H Roeline W Pasman, Bart Schweitzer, Marij Duijsters, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Roles and relationships between health professionals involved in insulin initiation for people with type 2 diabetes in the general practice setting: a qualitative study drawing on relational coordination theory

Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, John Furler, Irene Blackberry, Doris Young, David O’Neal, Elizabeth Patterson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Waiting to see the specialist: patient and provider characteristics of wait times from primary to specialty care

Liisa Jaakkimainen, Richard Glazier, Jan Barnsley, Erin Salkeld, Hong Lu, Karen Tu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

To be or not to be empathic: the combined role of empathic concern and perspective taking in understanding burnout in general practice

Martin Lamothe, Emilie Boujut, Franck Zenasni, Serge Sultan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative study of CVD management and dietary changes: problems of ‘too much’ and ‘contradictory’ information

Samantha B Meyer, John Coveney, Paul R Ward

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of the PRE-HIT instrument: patient readiness to engage in health information technology

Richelle J Koopman, Gregory F Petroski, Shannon M Canfield, Julie A Stuppy, David R Mehr

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nurse-led telecoaching of people with type 2 diabetes in primary care: rationale, design and baseline data of a randomized controlled trial

Irina Odnoletkova, Geert Goderis, Frank Nobels, Bert Aertgeerts, Lieven Annemans, Dirk Ramaekers

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An education programme to increase general practitioners’ awareness of their patients’ employment: design of a cluster randomised controlled trial

Kees A de Kock, Romy Steenbeek, Peter C Buijs, Peter LBJ Lucassen, J André Knottnerus, Antoine LM Lagro-Janssen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Smoking cessation advice recorded during pregnancy in United Kingdom primary care

Bethany Hardy, Lisa Szatkowski, Laila J Tata, Tim Coleman, Nafeesa N Dhalwani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Skin lesions suspected of malignancy: an increasing burden on general practice

Cecile JL Koelink, Boudewijn J Kollen, Feikje Groenhof, Klaas van der Meer, Wouter K van der Heide

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Understanding “revolving door” patients in general practice: a qualitative study

Andrea E Williamson, Kenneth Mullen, Philip Wilson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary care quality improvement from a practice facilitator’s perspective

Clare E Liddy, Valeriya Blazhko, Molly Dingwall, Jatinderpreet Singh, William E Hogg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What is the impact of primary care model type on specialist referral rates? A cross-sectional study

Clare Liddy, Jatinderpreet Singh, Ryan Kelly, Simone Dahrouge, Monica Taljaard, Jamie Younger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of a programme of screening and brief interventions for alcohol in primary care in Italy

Colin Angus, Emanuele Scafato, Silvia Ghirini, Aleksandra Torbica, Francesca Ferre, Pierluigi Struzzo, Robin Purshouse, Alan Brennan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

"Seeing a doctor is just like having a date": a qualitative study on doctor shopping among overactive bladder patients in Hong Kong

Judy Yuen-man Siu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Detection and management of depression in adult primary care patients in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional survey conducted by a primary care practice-based research network

Weng Yee Chin, Kit TY Chan, Cindy LK Lam, Samuel YS Wong, Daniel YT Fong, Yvonne YC Lo, Tai Pong Lam, Billy CF Chiu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of family history collection with use of a patient facing family history assessment tool

R Ryanne Wu, Tiffany L Himmel, Adam H Buchanan, Karen P Powell, Elizabeth R Hauser, Geoffrey S Ginsburg, Vincent C Henrich, Lori A Orlando

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Triggering change in diabetes care delivery in general practice: a qualitative evaluation approach using the clinical microsystem framework

Tina Janamian, Lisa J Crossland, Claire Jackson, Jenny Morcom

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Irrational prescribing of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines in general practice: testing the feasibility of an educational intervention among physicians in five European countries

Christos Lionis, Elena Petelos, Sue Shea, Georgia Bagiartaki, Ioanna G Tsiligianni, Apostolos Kamekis, Vasiliki Tsiantou, Maria Papadakaki, Athina Tatsioni, Joanna Moschandreas, Aristoula Saridaki, Antonios Bertsias, Tomas Faresjö, Åshild Faresjö, Luc Martinez, Dominic Agius, Yesim Uncu, George Samoutis, Jiri Vlcek, Abobakr Abasaeed, Bodossakis Merkouris

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health care professionals’ perceptions towards lifelong learning in palliative care for general practitioners: a focus group study

Peter Pype, Linda Symons, Johan Wens, Bart Van den Eynden, Ann Stes, Myriam Deveugele

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patients understanding of depression associated with chronic physical illness: a qualitative study

Sarah L Alderson, Robbie Foy, Liz Glidewell, Allan O House

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Family medicine model in Turkey: a qualitative assessment from the perspectives of primary care workers

Zeliha Asli Öcek, Meltem Çiçeklioğlu, Ummahan Yücel, Raziye Özdemir

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Care for post-stroke patients at Malaysian public health centres: self-reported practices of family medicine specialists

Aznida F Abdul Aziz, Nor Azlin Mohd Nordin, Noor Abd Aziz, Suhazeli Abdullah, Saperi Sulong, Syed M Aljunid

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Agreement between self-reported and general practitioner-reported chronic conditions among multimorbid patients in primary care - results of the MultiCare Cohort Study

Heike Hansen, Ingmar Schäfer, Gerhard Schön, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Jochen Gensichen, Siegfried Weyerer, Juliana J Petersen, Hans-Helmut König, Horst Bickel, Angela Fuchs, Susanne Höfels, Birgitt Wiese, Karl Wegscheider, Hendrik van den Bussche, Martin Scherer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The value of prostate cancer support groups: a pilot study of primary physicians’ perspectives

Bernard M Garrett, John L Oliffe, Joan L Bottorff, Michael McKenzie, Christina S Han, John S Ogrodniczuk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Stories and metaphors in the sensemaking of multiple primary health care organizational identities

Charo Rodríguez, Emmanuelle Bélanger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overcoming the barriers to the diagnosis and management of chronic fatigue syndrome/ME in primary care: a meta synthesis of qualitative studies

Kerin Bayliss, Mark Goodall, Anna Chisholm, Beth Fordham, Carolyn Chew-Graham, Lisa Riste, Louise Fisher, Karina Lovell, Sarah Peters, Alison Wearden

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prescriber variation in potentially inappropriate prescribing in older populations in Ireland

Caitriona Cahir, Tom Fahey, Conor Teljeur, Kathleen Bennett

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Alignment of patient and primary care practice member perspectives of chronic illness care: a cross-sectional analysis

Polly H Noël, Michael L Parchman, Ray F Palmer, Raquel L Romero, Luci K Leykum, Holly J Lanham, John E Zeber, Krista W Bowers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of Ambroxol lozenges for pharyngitis: a meta-analysis

Jean-François Chenot, Peter Weber, Tim Friede

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

General practitioner prescribing of single and combination nicotine replacement therapy in the UK: a retrospective database study

Michelle Johnson, Pippa Anderson, Ian Lockhart

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The evolution of nursing in Australian general practice: a comparative analysis of workforce surveys ten years on

Elizabeth J Halcomb, Yenna Salamonson, Patricia M Davidson, Rajneesh Kaur, Samantha AM Young

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Medication prescribing for asthma and COPD: a register-based cross-sectional study in Swedish primary care

Paolina Weidinger, J Lars G Nilsson, Ulf Lindblad

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Finding a BETTER way: A qualitative study exploring the prevention practitioner intervention to improve chronic disease prevention and screening in family practice

Donna Patricia Manca, Michelle Greiver, June C Carroll, Ginetta Salvalaggio, Andrew Cave, Jess Rogers, James Pencharz, Carolina Aguilar, Rebekah Barrett, Shelley Bible, Eva Grunfeld

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health coaching in primary care: a feasibility model for diabetes care

Clare Liddy, Sharon Johnston, Kate Nash, Natalie Ward, Hannah Irving

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Depressive mood mediates the influence of social support on health-related quality of life in elderly, multimorbid patients

Felix S Wicke, Corina Güthlin, Karola Mergenthal, Jochen Gensichen, Christin Löffler, Horst Bickel, Wolfgang Maier, Steffi G Riedel-Heller, Siegfried Weyerer, Birgitt Wiese, Hans-Helmut König, Gerhard Schön, Heike Hansen, Hendrik van den Bussche, Martin Scherer, Anne Dahlhaus

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How communication affects prescription decisions in consultations for acute illness in children: a systematic review and meta-ethnography

Christie Cabral, Jeremy Horwood, Alastair D Hay, Patricia J Lucas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The safe implementation of a prison-based methadone maintenance programme: 7 year time-series analysis of primary care prescribing data

Nat MJ Wright, Charlotte French, Victoria Allgar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A Lacanian view on Balint group meetings: a qualitative analysis of two case presentations

Kaatje Van Roy, Stijn Vanheule, Virginie Debaere, Ruth Inslegers, Reitske Meganck, Julie Deganck

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

General practitioner teachers’ job satisfaction and their medical students' wish to join the field – a correlational study

Damian Notker Meli, Angie Ng, Sarah Singer, Peter Frey, Mireille Schaufelberger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Management of chest pain: a prospective study from Norwegian out-of-hours primary care

Robert Anders Burman, Erik Zakariassen, Steinar Hunskaar

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intervention to improve social and family support for caregivers of dependent patients: ICIAS study protocol

Magdalena Rosell-Murphy, Josep Mª Bonet-Simó, Esther Baena, Gemma Prieto, Eva Bellerino, Francesc Solé, Montserrat Rubio, Ilona Krier, Pascuala Torres, Sonia Mimoso, the ICIAS research group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Unmet needs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a qualitative study on patients and doctors

Stalia SL Wong, Nurdiana Abdullah, Adina Abdullah, Su-May Liew, Siew-Mooi Ching, Ee-Ming Khoo, Moyez Jiwa, Yook-Chin Chia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of patient experiences of the osteoarthritis consultation with GP attitudes and beliefs to OA: a narrative review

Zoe Paskins, Tom Sanders, Andrew B Hassell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines: a survey of Indonesian primary care physicians

Indah S Widyahening, Yolanda van der Graaf, Pradana Soewondo, Paul Glasziou, Geert JMG van der Heijden

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Current utility of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in general practice: implications for its use in cardiovascular disease screening

Jane H Davies, Joyce Kenkre, E Mark Williams

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

GPs’ role security and therapeutic commitment in managing alcohol problems: a randomised controlled trial of a tailored improvement programme

Myrna Keurhorst, Ivonne van Beurden, Peter Anderson, Maud Heinen, Reinier Akkermans, Michel Wensing, Miranda Laurant

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Aiming to improve the quality of primary mental health care: developing an intervention for underserved communities

Carolyn Chew-Graham, Heather Burroughs, Derek Hibbert, Linda Gask, Susan Beatty, Katja Gravenhorst, Waquas Waheed, Marija Kovandžić, Mark Gabbay, Chris Dowrick

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Under the radar: a cross-sectional study of the challenge of identifying at-risk alcohol consumption in the general practice setting

Christine Paul, Sze Lin Yoong, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Mariko Carey, Grant Russell, Meredith Makeham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary care referrals of patients with potentially serious diseases to the emergency department or a quick diagnosis unit: a cross-sectional retrospective study

Xavier Bosch, Ona Escoda, David Nicolás, Emmanuel Coloma, Sara Fernández, Antonio Coca, Alfonso López-Soto

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of perceived quality amongst migrant and local patients using primary health care delivered by community health centres in Shenzhen, China

Haitao Li, Roger Yat-Nork Chung, Xiaolin Wei, Jin Mou, Samuel Yeung-Shan Wong, Martin Chi-Sang Wong, Dan Zhang, Yingji Zhang, Sian Griffiths

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing the work passion of Chinese community health service workers: an investigation in five provinces

Zhenni Luo, Xue Bai, Rui Min, Changmin Tang, Pengqian Fang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Experiences of patients identifying with chronic Lyme disease in the healthcare system: a qualitative study

Ather Ali, Lawrence Vitulano, Robert Lee, Theresa R Weiss, Eve R Colson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multimorbidity of chronic diseases and health care utilization in general practice

Sandra H van Oostrom, H Susan J Picavet, Simone R de Bruin, Irina Stirbu, Joke C Korevaar, Francois G Schellevis, Caroline A Baan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnostic characteristics and prognoses of primary-care patients referred for clinical exercise testing: a prospective observational study

Gunnar Nilsson, Thomas Mooe, Hans Stenlund, Eva Samuelsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“Doctor, please tell me it’s nothing serious”: an exploration of patients’ worrying and reassuring cognitions using stimulated recall interviews

Esther Giroldi, Wemke Veldhuijzen, Alexandra Mannaerts, Trudy van der Weijden, Frits Bareman, Cees van der Vleuten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Usefulness of C-reactive protein testing in acute cough/respiratory tract infection: an open cluster-randomized clinical trial with C-reactive protein testing in the intervention group

Elena Andreeva, Hasse Melbye

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Implementing tobacco dependence treatment during clinical consultations: a qualitative study of clinicians’ experiences, perceptions and behaviours in a South African primary health care setting

Olufemi B Omole, Olalekan A Ayo-Yusuf, Kabilabe NW Ngobale

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gaining information about home visits in primary care: methodological issues from a feasibility study

Karen Voigt, Stephanie Taché, Andreas Klement, Thomas Fankhaenel, Stefan Bojanowski, Antje Bergmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

General practice and ethnicity: an experimental study of doctoring

Brice Lepièce, Christine Reynaert, Philippe van Meerbeeck, Vincent Lorant

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The importance of dietary change for men diagnosed with and at risk of prostate cancer: a multi-centre interview study with men, their partners and health professionals

Kerry NL Avery, Jenny L Donovan, Jeremy Horwood, David E Neal, Freddie C Hamdy, Chris Parker, Julia Wade, Athene Lane

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life and health care consumption in primary care patients with elevated serum calcium concentrations in - a prospective, case control, study

Sofia Dalemo, Robert Eggertsen, Per Hjerpe, Svante Jansson, Kristina Bengtsson Boström

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Design of the INTEGRATE study: effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a cardiometabolic risk assessment and treatment program integrated in primary care

Ilse F Badenbroek, Daphne M Stol, Marcus MJ Nielen, Monika Hollander, Roderik A Kraaijenhagen, G Ardine de Wit, François G Schellevis, Niek J de Wit

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Counseling on lifestyle habits in the United States and Sweden: a report comparing primary care health professionals’ perspectives on lifestyle counseling in terms of scope, importance and competence

Lars Weinehall, Helene Johansson, Julie Sorensen, Lars Jerdén, John May, Paul Jenkins

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Identification of factors associated with diagnostic error in primary care

Sergio Minué, Clara Bermúdez-Tamayo, Alberto Fernández, José Jesús Martín-Martín, Vivian Benítez, Miguel Melguizo, Araceli Caro, María José Orgaz, Miguel Angel Prados, José Enrique Díaz, Rafael Montoro

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Type 2 diabetes patients’ perspectives on lifestyle counselling and weight management in general practice: a qualitative study

Matthias Wermeling, Ulrike Thiele-Manjali, Janka Koschack, Gabriele Lucius-Hoene, Wolfgang Himmel

01.12.2014 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Facilitating professional liaison in collaborative care for depression in UK primary care; a qualitative study utilising normalisation process theory

Nia Coupe, Emma Anderson, Linda Gask, Paul Sykes, David A Richards, Carolyn Chew-Graham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in primary care: an observational pilot study of seven generic instruments

Jan-Willem Weenink, Jozé Braspenning, Michel Wensing

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A monitoring and feedback tool embedded in a counselling protocol to increase physical activity of patients with COPD or type 2 diabetes in primary care: study protocol of a three-arm cluster randomised controlled trial

Renée Verwey, Sanne van der Weegen, Marieke Spreeuwenberg, Huibert Tange, Trudy van der Weijden, Luc de Witte

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient presentation and physician management of upper respiratory tract infections: a retrospective review of over 5 million primary clinic consultations in Hong Kong

Kenny Kung, Carmen Ka Man Wong, Samuel Yeung Shan Wong, Augustine Lam, Christy Ka Yan Chan, Sian Griffiths, Chris Butler

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Decreasing trends in patient satisfaction, accessibility and continuity of care in Finnish primary health care – a 14-year follow-up questionnaire study

Risto Raivio, Juhani Jääskeläinen, Doris Holmberg-Marttila, Kari J Mattila

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Receptionist rECognition and rEferral of PaTients with Stroke (RECEPTS) study - protocol of a mixed methods study

James P Sheppard, Satinder Singh, Janet Jones, Elizabeth Bates, John Skelton, Connie Wiskin, Richard J McManus, Ruth M Mellor

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The patient perspective on overactive bladder: a mixed-methods needs assessment

Frank A Filipetto, Kimberly G Fulda, Amy E Holthusen, Thomas M McKeithen, Pam McFadden

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Extending the authority for sickness certification beyond the medical profession: the importance of ‘boundary work’

Victoria K Welsh, Tom Sanders, Jane C Richardson, Gwenllian Wynne-Jones, Clare Jinks, Christian D Mallen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health care needs of cancer survivors in general practice: a systematic review

Renske A Hoekstra, Marianne J Heins, Joke C Korevaar

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An exploratory trial of insulin initiation and titration among patients with type 2 diabetes in the primary care setting with retrospective continuous glucose monitoring as an adjunct: INITIATION study protocol

Irene D Blackberry, John S Furler, Louise E Ginnivan, Hanan Derraz, Alicia Jenkins, Neale Cohen, James D Best, Doris Young, Danny Liew, Glenn Ward, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, David N O’Neal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploration of population and practice characteristics explaining differences between practices in the proportion of hospital admissions that are emergencies

Chantelle Elizabeth Wiseman, Richard Baker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Developing a good practice model to evaluate the effectiveness of comprehensive primary health care in local communities

Angela Lawless, Toby Freeman, Michael Bentley, Fran Baum, Gwyn Jolley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy: a qualitative study of the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices of general practitioners in Central and South-Western Sydney

Louise Maher, Angela Dawson, Kerrie Wiley, Kirsty Hope, Siranda Torvaldsen, Glenda Lawrence, Stephen Conaty

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patients with persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms: a descriptive study from Norwegian general practice

Aase Aamland, Kirsti Malterud, Erik L Werner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Safety relevant knowledge of orally anticoagulated patients without self-monitoring: a baseline survey in primary care

Jean-François Chenot, Thanh Duc Hua, Manar Abu Abed, Hannelore Schneider-Rudt, Tim Friede, Simon Schneider, Stefan Viktor Vormfelde

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Communicating cardiovascular disease risk: an interview study of General Practitioners’ use of absolute risk within tailored communication strategies

Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Shannon McKinn, Les Irwig, Jenny Doust, Paul Glasziou, Kirsten McCaffery

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary prevention in general practice – views of German general practitioners: a mixed-methods study

Christine Holmberg, Giselle Sarganas, Nadine Mittring, Vittoria Braun, Lorena Dini, Christoph Heintze, Nina Rieckmann, Rebecca Muckelbauer, Jacqueline Müller-Nordhorn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Complex consultations in primary care: a tool for assessing the range of health problems and issues addressed in general practice consultations

Sunita Procter, Kate Stewart, David Reeves, Leah Bowen, Sarah Purdy, Matthew Ridd, Chris Salisbury

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The predictors of glucose screening: the contribution of risk perception

Pilar Lavielle, Niels Wacher

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Identifying patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms in electronic medical records in primary care: a validation study

Madelon den Boeft, Johannes C van der Wouden, Trudie R Rydell-Lexmond, Niek J de Wit, Henriëtte E van der Horst, Mattijs E Numans

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The National Cancer Institute’s Health Information National Trends Survey [HINTS]: a national cross-sectional analysis of talking to your doctor and other healthcare providers for health information

Julie E Volkman, Tana M Luger, Kimberly LL Harvey, Timothy P Hogan, Stephanie L Shimada, Daniel Amante, D Keith McInnes, Hua Feng, Thomas K Houston

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ultrasound-diagnosed disorders in shoulder patients in daily general practice: a retrospective observational study

Ramon PG Ottenheijm, Inge GM van’t Klooster, Laurens MM Starmans, Kurt Vanderdood, Rob A de Bie, Geert-Jan Dinant, Jochen WL Cals

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tools for measuring patient safety in primary care settings using the RAND/UCLA appropriateness method

Brian G Bell, Rachel Spencer, Anthony J Avery, Stephen M Campbell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patterns of physical co-/multi-morbidity among patients with serious mental illness: a London borough-based cross-sectional study

Charlotte Woodhead, Mark Ashworth, Peter Schofield, Max Henderson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of home remedies: a cross-sectional survey of patients in Germany

Lisa Maria Parisius, Beate Stock-Schröer, Sarah Berger, Katja Hermann, Stefanie Joos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic-disease patients and their use of out-of-hours primary health care: a cross-sectional study

Lone Flarup, Grete Moth, Morten Bondo Christensen, Mogens Vestergaard, Frede Olesen, Peter Vedsted

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What factors determine Belgian general practitioners’ approaches to detecting and managing substance abuse? A qualitative study based on the I-Change Model

Frederic Ketterer, Linda Symons, Marie-Claire Lambrechts, Philippe Mairiaux, Lode Godderis, Lieve Peremans, Roy Remmen, Marc Vanmeerbeek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prostate specific antigen testing is associated with men’s psychological and physical health and their healthcare utilisation in a nationally representative sample: a cross-sectional study

Evelyn M Flahavan, Frances J Drummond, Kathleen Bennett, Thomas I Barron, Linda Sharp

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The use of tetanus post-exposure prophylaxis guidelines by general practitioners and emergency departments in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional questionnaire study

Robine Donken, Nicoline van der Maas, Corien Swaan, Tjerk Wiersma, Margreet te Wierik, Susan Hahné, Hester de Melker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The diagnostic accuracy of the MyDiagnostick to detect atrial fibrillation in primary care

Bert Vaes, Silke Stalpaert, Karen Tavernier, Britt Thaels, Daphne Lapeire, Wilfried Mullens, Jan Degryse

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of cardiovascular disease care in Ontario’s primary care practices: a cross sectional study examining differences in guideline adherence by patient sex

Kiyuri Naicker, Clare Liddy, Jatinderpreet Singh, Monica Taljaard, William Hogg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a survey instrument to investigate the primary care factors related to differences in cancer diagnosis between international jurisdictions

Peter W Rose, Willie Hamilton, Kate Aldersey, Andriana Barisic, Martin Dawes, Catherine Foot, Eva Grunfeld, Nigel Hart, Richard D Neal, Marie Pirotta, Jeffrey Sisler, Hans Thulesius, Peter Vedsted, Jane Young, Greg Rubin, The ICBP Module 3 Working Group*

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Depression diagnosis and treatment amongst multimorbid patients: a thematic analysis

Melinda N Stanners, Christopher A Barton, Sepehr Shakib, Helen R Winefield

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Towards a clinically useful diagnosis for mild-to-moderate conditions of medically unexplained symptoms in general practice: a mixed methods study

Mette T Rask, Rikke S Andersen, Flemming Bro, Per Fink, Marianne Rosendal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Interventions aimed at increasing the level of physical activity by including organised follow-up: a systematic review of effect

Eva Denison, Gunn E Vist, Vigdis Underland, Rigmor C Berg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The views of key leaders in South Africa on implementation of family medicine: critical role in the district health system

Shabir Moosa, Bob Mash, Anselme Derese, Wim Peersman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

People with multiple unhealthy lifestyles are less likely to consult primary healthcare

Xiaoqi Feng, Federico Girosi, Ian S McRae

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of quality in primary health care: perspectives of patients and professionals based on focus group discussions

Renata Papp, Ilona Borbas, Eva Dobos, Maren Bredehorst, Lina Jaruseviciene, Tuulikki Vehko, Sandor Balogh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The concept and definition of therapeutic inertia in hypertension in primary care: a qualitative systematic review

Jean-Pierre Lebeau, Jean-Sébastien Cadwallader, Isabelle Aubin-Auger, Alain Mercier, Thomas Pasquet, Emmanuel Rusch, Kristin Hendrickx, Etienne Vermeire

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of resistant hypertension in a primary care setting: a cross-sectional study

Yook Chin Chia, Siew Mooi Ching

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The views of general practitioners and practice nurses towards the barriers and facilitators of proactive, internet-based chlamydia screening for reaching young heterosexual men

Karen Lorimer, Susan Martin, Lisa M McDaid

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Implementing cardiometabolic health checks in general practice: a qualitative process evaluation

Merijn Godefrooij, Mark Spigt, Wim van der Minne, Georgette Jurrissen, Geert-Jan Dinant, André Knottnerus

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Developing a scale to measure family dynamics related to long-term care, and testing that scale in a multicenter cross-sectional study

Tesshu Kusaba, Kotaro Sato, Yoshinori Matsui, Satoshi Matsuda, Takashi Ando, Ken Sakushima, Takafumi Wakita, Shingo Fukuma, Shunichi Fukuhara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative study on primary health care professionals’ perceptions of mental health, suicidal problems and help-seeking among young people in Nicaragua

Claudia Obando Medina, Gunnar Kullgren, Kjerstin Dahlblom

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of an intervention designed to optimize statins use: a primary prevention randomized clinical trial

Mireia Fàbregas, Irene Berges, Francesc Fina, Eduardo Hermosilla, Ermengol Coma, Leonardo Méndez, Manuel Medina, Sebastià Calero, Elena Serrano, Rosa Morros, Mònica Monteagudo, Bonaventura Bolíbar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

‘No need to worry’: an exploration of general practitioners’ reassuring strategies

Esther Giroldi, Wemke Veldhuijzen, Carolien Leijten, Dionne Welter, Trudy van der Weijden, Jean Muris, Cees van der Vleuten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient and professional attitudes towards research in general practice: the RepR qualitative study

Jean-Sébastien Cadwallader, Jean-Pierre Lebeau, Evelyne Lasserre, Laurent Letrilliart

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The association of metabolic syndrome and its factors with gallstone disease

I-Ching Lin, Yu-Wen Yang, Mei-Feng Wu, Yi-Hui Yeh, Jenn-Chang Liou, Ying-Li Lin, Chih-Hsiang Chiang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Feasibility of a GP delivered skin cancer prevention intervention in Australia

Kylie Vuong, Lyndal Trevena, Billie Bonevski, Bruce K Armstrong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Identifying competencies required for medication prescribing for general practice residents: a nominal group technique study

Jean-Pascal Fournier, Brigitte Escourrou, Julie Dupouy, Michel Bismuth, Jordan Birebent, Rachel Simmons, Jean-Christophe Poutrain, Stéphane Oustric

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: a cross-sectional study in primary care on the role of illness perceptions

Saskia WM Weldam, Jan-Willem J Lammers, Monique JWM Heijmans, Marieke J Schuurmans

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Practice guidelines in the context of primary care, learning and usability in the physicians’ decision-making process – a qualitative study

Maria Ingemansson, Pia Bastholm-Rahmner, Anna Kiessling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Drug prescription by telephone consultation in Danish out-of-hours primary care: a population-based study of frequency and associations with clinical severity and diagnosis

Grete Moth, Linda Huibers, Morten Bondo Christensen, Peter Vedsted

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening and follow-up investigations in Māori and non-Māori men in New Zealand

Zuzana Obertová, Nina Scott, Charis Brown, Fraser Hodgson, Alistair Stewart, Michael Holmes, Ross Lawrenson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Engaging GPs in insulin therapy initiation: a qualitative study evaluating a support program in the Belgian context

Patricia Sunaert, Sara Willems, Luc Feyen, Hilde Bastiaens, Jan De Maeseneer, Lut Jenkins, Frank Nobels, Emmanuel Samyn, Marie Vandekerckhove, Johan Wens, An De Sutter

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The safety and efficacy of the tetanus vaccine intramuscularly versus subcutaneously in anticoagulated patients: a randomized clinical trial

Fernando I Lago-Deibe, Maria-Victoria Martín-Miguel, Carmen Velicia-Peñas, Isabel Rey Gómez-Serranillos, Manuela Fontanillo-Fontanillo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What core primary health care services should be available to Australians living in rural and remote communities?

Susan L Thomas, John Wakerman, John S Humphreys

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do primary care physicians coordinate ambulatory care for chronic disease patients in Canada?

Alan Katz, Patricia Martens, Dan Chateau, Bodgan Bogdanovic, Ina Koseva

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparative performance information plays no role in the referral behaviour of GPs

Nicole ABM Ketelaar, Marjan J Faber, Glyn Elwyn, Gert P Westert, Jozé C Braspenning

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative study on clinicians’ perceptions about the implementation of a population risk stratification tool in primary care practice of the Basque Health Service

Regina Sauto Arce, Amaia Saenz De Ormijana, Juan F Orueta, Marie-Pierre Gagnon, Roberto Nuño-Solinís

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Under the same roof: co-location of practitioners within primary care is associated with specialized chronic care management

Juliet Rumball-Smith, Walter P Wodchis, Anna Koné, Tim Kenealy, Jan Barnsley, Toni Ashton

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Study protocol of EMPOWER Participatory Action Research (EMPOWER-PAR): a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of multifaceted chronic disease management strategies to improve diabetes and hypertension outcomes in primary care

Anis S Ramli, Sharmila Lakshmanan, Jamaiyah Haniff, Sharmini Selvarajah, Seng F Tong, Mohamad-Adam Bujang, Suraya Abdul-Razak, Asrul A Shafie, Verna KM Lee, Thuhairah H Abdul-Rahman, Maryam H Daud, Kien K Ng, Farnaza Ariffin, Hasidah Abdul-Hamid, Md-Yasin Mazapuspavina, Nafiza Mat-Nasir, Maizatullifah Miskan, Jaya P Stanley-Ponniah, Mastura Ismail, Chun W Chan, Yong R Abdul-Rahman, Boon-How Chew, Wilson HH Low

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Rating general practitioner consultation performance in cancer care: does the specialty of assessors matter? A simulated patient study

Moyez Jiwa, Georgia Halkett, Xingqiong Meng, Melissa Berg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative exploration of the use of calendar landmarking instruments in cancer symptom research

Katie Mills, Jon Emery, Camilla Cheung, Nicola Hall, Linda Birt, Fiona M Walter

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary care treatment guidelines for skin infections in Europe: congruence with antimicrobial resistance found in commensal Staphylococcus aureusin the community

Evelien ME van Bijnen, W John Paget, Casper DJ den Heijer, Ellen E Stobberingh, Cathrien A Bruggeman, François G Schellevis, in collaboration with the APRES Study Team

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nurse-led home visitation programme to improve health-related quality of life and reduce disability among potentially frail community-dwelling older people in general practice: a theory-based process evaluation

Mandy M N Stijnen, Maria W J Jansen, Inge G P Duimel-Peeters, Hubertus J M Vrijhoef

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Anticoagulant treatment in German family practices – screening results from a cluster randomized controlled trial

Lisa-R Ulrich, Karola Mergenthal, Juliana J Petersen, Ina Roehl, Sandra Rauck, Birgit Kemperdick, Sylvia Schulz-Rothe, Andrea Berghold, Andrea Siebenhofer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

`Just another incentive scheme’: a qualitative interview study of a local pay-for-performance scheme for primary care

Julia Hackett, Liz Glidewell, Robert West, Paul Carder, Tim Doran, Robbie Foy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does health literacy affect patients’ receipt of preventative primary care? A multilevel analysis

Chandni Joshi, Upali W Jayasinghe, Sharon Parker, Chris Del Mar, Grant Russell, Jane Lloyd, Danielle Mazza, Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Mieke van Driel, Richard Taylor, Mark F Harris

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transient ischaemic attack: a qualitative study of the long term consequences for patients

Elizabeth J Croot, Tony W Ryan, Jennifer Read, Fiona Campbell, Alicia O’Cathain, Graham Venables

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do practice characteristics explain differences in morbidity estimates between electronic health record based general practice registration networks?

C van den Dungen, N Hoeymans, M van den Akker, MCJ Biermans, K van Boven, JHK Joosten, RA Verheij, MWM de Waal, FG Schellevis, JAM van Oers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of primary care in Korea: a comparison of patient and physician focus group discussions

Minsu Ock, Jung-Eun Kim, Min-Woo Jo, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Hyun Joo Kim, Jin Yong Lee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of accreditation on the quality of chronic disease management: a comparative observational study

Arna L van Doorn - Klomberg, Jozé CC Braspenning, René J Wolters, Margriet Bouma, Michel Wensing

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does use of pooled cohort risk score overestimate the use of statin?: a retrospective cohort study in a primary care setting

Yook Chin Chia, Hooi Min Lim, Siew Mooi Ching

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationships between actual and desired workplace characteristics and job satisfaction for community health workers in China: a cross-sectional study

Li Li, Zhong Zhang, Zhinan Sun, Hao Zhou, Xinyan Liu, Heng Li, Lihua Fan, Peter C Coyte

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Drugs prescribed by general practitioners according to age, gender and socioeconomic status after adjustment for multimorbidity level

Jessica Skoog, Patrik Midlöv, Anders Beckman, Jan Sundquist, Anders Halling

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of chronic fatigue self-management versus usual care: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Hongdao Meng, Fred Friedberg, Melissa Castora-Binkley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association of self-rated health with multimorbidity, chronic disease and psychosocial factors in a large middle-aged and older cohort from general practice: a cross-sectional study

Nahal Mavaddat, Jose M Valderas, Rianne van der Linde, Kay Tee Khaw, Ann Louise Kinmonth

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Feasibility of implementing routine nutritional screening for older adults in Australian general practices: a mixed-methods study

Aliza Haslinda Hamirudin, Karen Charlton, Karen Walton, Andrew Bonney, Jan Potter, Marianna Milosavljevic, Adam Hodgkins, George Albert, Abhijeet Ghosh, Andrew Dalley

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Point of care testing for urinary tract infection in primary care (POETIC): protocol for a randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of FLEXICULT™ informed management of uncomplicated UTI in primary care

Janine Bates, Emma Thomas-Jones, Timothy Pickles, Nigel Kirby, Micaela Gal, Emily Bongard, Kerenza Hood, Nicolas Francis, Paul Little, Michael Moore, Kate Rumsby, Carlos Llor, Curt Burgman, Theo Verheij, David Cohen, Mandy Wootton, Robin Howe, Christopher C Butler

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Why primary care practices should become digital health information hubs for their patients

Aaron Baird, Samantha Nowak

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Concerns voiced by patients and GPs’ responses during psychosocial visits in primary care: a historical cross-sectional study

Ligaya Butalid, Peter FM Verhaak, Sandra van Dulmen, Jozien M Bensing

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Defining dimensions of research readiness: a conceptual model for primary care research networks

Helen Carr, Simon de Lusignan, Harshana Liyanage, Siaw-Teng Liaw, Amanda Terry, Imran Rafi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effective teamwork in primary healthcare through a structured patient-sorting system - a qualitative study on staff members’ conceptions

Andy Maun, Miriam Engström, Anna Frantz, Elisabeth Björk Brämberg, Jörgen Thorn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of exercise tests in primary care: importance for referral decisions and possible bias in the decision process; a prospective observational study

Gunnar Nilsson, Thomas Mooe, Lars Söderström, Eva Samuelsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

General practitioners uses and perceptions of voluntary electronic feedback on treatment outcomes – a qualitative study

Maria Laura Lippert, Marius Brostrøm Kousgaard, Lars Bjerrum

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of patient self-report of chronic kidney disease: baseline analysis of a randomised controlled trial

Hannah Gaffney, Thomas Blakeman, Christian Blickem, Anne Kennedy, David Reeves, Shoba Dawson, Rahena Mossabir, Peter Bower, Caroline Gardner, Victoria Lee, Anne Rogers

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring patient-perceived continuity of care for patients with long-term conditions in primary care

Kate M Hill, Maureen Twiddy, Jenny Hewison, Allan O House

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Managing the consultation with patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a grounded theory study of supervisors and registrars in general practice

Louise Stone

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Repeated primary care consultations for non-specific physical symptoms in children in UK: a cohort study

Mujahed Shraim, Milisa Blagojevic-Bucknall, Christian D Mallen, Kate M Dunn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

To what extent do primary care practice nurses act as case managers lifestyle counselling regarding weight management? A systematic review

Sonja ME van Dillen, Gerrit J Hiddink

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Acute admissions to a community hospital - health consequences: a randomized controlled trial in Hallingdal, Norway

Øystein Lappegard, Per Hjortdahl

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of the Health Literacy of Caregivers Scale - Cancer (HLCS-C): item generation and content validity testing

Eva YN Yuen, Tess Knight, Sarity Dodson, Lina Ricciardelli, Susan Burney, Patricia M Livingston

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect and acceptability of tympanometry and pneumatic otoscopy in general practitioner diagnosis and management of childhood ear disease

Penelope Abbott, Sara Rosenkranz, Wendy Hu, Hasantha Gunasekera, Jennifer Reath

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Primary care clinicians’ perceptions about antibiotic prescribing for acute bronchitis: a qualitative study

Patrick P Dempsey, Alexandra C Businger, Lauren E Whaley, Joshua J Gagne, Jeffrey A Linder

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimating the workload associated with symptoms-based ovarian cancer screening in primary care: an audit of electronic medical records

Anita WeyWey Lim, David Mesher, Peter Sasieni

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The value of signs, symptoms and plasma heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) in evaluating patients presenting with symptoms possibly matching acute coronary syndrome: background and methods of a diagnostic study in primary care

Robert TA Willemsen, Frank Buntinx, Bjorn Winkens, Jan F Glatz, Geert Jan Dinant, The ‘RAPIDA’-study team

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a family physician impact assessment tool in the district health system of the Western Cape Province, South Africa

Kevin S Pasio, Robert Mash, Tracey Naledi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Investigating the sustainability of careers in academic primary care: a UK survey

Raff Calitri, Ann Adams, Helen Atherton, Joanne Reeve, Nathan R Hill

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Swedish general practitioners’ attitudes towards treatment guidelines – a qualitative study

Veronica Milos, Tommy Westerlund, Patrik Midlöv, Eva Lena Strandberg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long-term impact of a real-world coordinated lifestyle promotion initiative in primary care: a quasi-experimental cross-sectional study

Kristin Thomas, Barbro Krevers, Preben Bendtsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does receipt of 5As services have implications for patients’ satisfaction in India?

Divya Persai, Rajmohan Panda, Sudhir Venkatesan, Monika Arora, Jasjit S Ahluwalia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient safety skills in primary care: a national survey of GP educators

Maria Ahmed, Sonal Arora, John McKay, Susannah Long, Charles Vincent, Moya Kelly, Nick Sevdalis, Paul Bowie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chest pain out-of-hours – an interview study of primary care physicians’ diagnostic approach, tolerance of risk and attitudes to hospital admission

Robert Anders Burman, Erik Zakariassen, Steinar Hunskaar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Focus groups to explore healthcare professionals’ experiences of care coordination: towards a theoretical framework for the study of care coordination

Sabine Van Houdt, Walter Sermeus, Kris Vanhaecht, Jan De Lepeleire

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient education in chronic heart failure in primary care (ETIC) and its impact on patient quality of life: design of a cluster randomised trial

Hélène Vaillant-Roussel, Catherine Laporte, Bruno Pereira, Gilles Tanguy, Jean Cassagnes, Marc Ruivard, Gilles Clément, Jean-Yves Le Reste, Jean-Pierre Lebeau, Jean-François Chenot, Denis Pouchain, Claude Dubray, Philippe Vorilhon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient factors associated with SSRI dose for depression treatment in general practice: a primary care cross sectional study

Chris F Johnson, Nadine J Dougall, Brian Williams, Stephen A MacGillivray, Alasdair I Buchanan, Richard D Hassett

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of GP referral of insufficiently active patients for expert physical activity counseling: protocol for a pragmatic randomized trial (The NewCOACH trial)

Erica L James, Ben Ewald, Natalie Johnson, Wendy Brown, Fiona G Stacey, Patrick Mcelduff, Angela Booth, Fan Yang, Charlotte Hespe, Ronald C Plotnikoff

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of autologous platelet rich plasma for the treatment of vascular ulcers in primary care: Phase III study

Kepa M San Sebastian, Igone Lobato, Igone Hernández, Natalia Burgos-Alonso, Maria Cruz Gomez-Fernandez, Jose Luis López, Begoña Rodríguez, Anna Giné March, Gonzalo Grandes, Isabel Andia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Weight related health status of patients treated by dietitians in primary care practice: first results of a cohort study

Elisabeth Govers, Jacob C Seidell, Marjolein Visser, Ingeborg A Brouwer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A practice-based analysis of combinations of diseases in patients aged 65 or older in primary care

Pauline Boeckxstaens, Wim Peersman, Gwendolyn Goubin, Souhila Ghali, Jan De Maeseneer, Guy Brusselle, An De Sutter

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative study of a primary-care based intervention to improve the management of patients with heart failure: the dynamic relationship between facilitation and context

Stephanie Tierney, Roman Kislov, Christi Deaton

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Are “part-time” general practitioners workforce idlers or committed professionals?

Kathryn M Dwan, Kirsty A Douglas, Laura E Forrest

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Daytime use of general practice and use of the Out-of-Hours Primary Care Service for patients with chronic disease: a cohort study

Lone Flarup, Grete Moth, Morten Bondo Christensen, Mogens Vestergaard, Frede Olesen, Peter Vedsted

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Functional and self-rated health mediate the association between physical indicators of diabetes and depressive symptoms

Sylvia Boehme, Christian Geiser, Babette Renneberg

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Organisation of services for people with cardiovascular disorders in primary care: transfer to primary care or to specialist-generalist multidisciplinary teams?

Egle Price, Richard Baker, Jane Krause, Christine Keen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How women manage recurrent urinary tract infections: an analysis of postings on a popular web forum

Andrew Flower, Felicity L Bishop, George Lewith

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A prospective clinical trial of specialist renal nursing in the primary care setting to prevent progression of chronic kidney: a quality improvement report

Rachael C Walker, Mark R Marshall, Nick R Polaschek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of primary care for resettled refugees in the Netherlands with chronic mental and physical health problems: a cross-sectional analysis of medical records and interview data

Marije A van Melle, Majda Lamkaddem, Martijn M Stuiver, Annette AM Gerritsen, Walter LJM Devillé, Marie-Louise Essink-Bot

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient information leaflets: informing or frightening? A focus group study exploring patients’ emotional reactions and subsequent behavior towards package leaflets of commonly prescribed medications in family practices

Oliver Rudolf Herber, Verena Gies, David Schwappach, Petra Thürmann, Stefan Wilm

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A motivational intervention for patients with COPD in primary care: qualitative evaluation of a new practitioner role

Susanne Langer, Carolyn A Chew-Graham, Jessica Drinkwater, Cara Afzal, Kim Keane, Cheryl Hunter, Else Guthrie, Peter Salmon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Disease diagnosis in primary care in Uganda

Martin Kayitale Mbonye, Sarah M Burnett, Robert Colebunders, Sarah Naikoba, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Marcia R Weaver, Allan Ronald

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tools for primary care patient safety: a narrative review

Rachel Spencer, Stephen M Campbell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Self-rated health in multimorbid older general practice patients: a cross-sectional study in Germany

Anna Nützel, Anne Dahlhaus, Angela Fuchs, Jochen Gensichen, Hans-Helmut König, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Wolfgang Maier, Ingmar Schäfer, Gerhard Schön, Siegfried Weyerer, Birgitt Wiese, Martin Scherer, Hendrik van den Bussche, Horst Bickel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Integrating a tailored e-health self-management application for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients into primary care: a pilot study

Viola Voncken-Brewster, Huibert Tange, Albine Moser, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Hein de Vries, Trudy van der Weijden

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of complications among Chinese diabetic patients in urban primary care clinics: a cross-sectional study

Kenny Kung, Kai Ming Chow, Eric Ming-Tung Hui, Maria Leung, Shuk Yun Leung, Cheuk Chun Szeto, Augustine Lam, Philip Kam-Tao Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The development of a guideline implementability tool (GUIDE-IT): a qualitative study of family physician perspectives

Monika Kastner, Elizabeth Estey, Leigh Hayden, Ananda Chatterjee, Agnes Grudniewicz, Ian D Graham, Onil Bhattacharyya

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Implementing guidelines for depression on antidepressant prescribing in general practice: a quasi-experimental evaluation

Gerdien Franx, Jochanan Huyser, Jan Koetsenruijter, Christina M van der Feltz-Cornelis, Peter FM Verhaak, Richard PTM Grol, Michel Wensing

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of ICS/LABA prescribing in COPD patients: a study from general practice

Elin Drivenes, Anders Østrem, Hasse Melbye

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Telemonitoring can assist in managing cardiovascular disease in primary care: a systematic review of systematic reviews

Renee Purcell, Susan McInnes, Elizabeth J Halcomb

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Understanding the barriers to identifying carers of people with advanced illness in primary care: triangulating three data sources

Emma Carduff, Anne Finucane, Marilyn Kendall, Alison Jarvis, Nadine Harrison, Jane Greenacre, Scott A Murray

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of multimorbidity: acute morbidity, area of residency and use of health services across the life span in a region of south Europe

Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Concepció Violan, Albert Roso-Llorach, Teresa Rodriguez-Blanco, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Miguel A Muñoz-Pérez, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera, Jose M Valderas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiovascular polypharmacy is not associated with unplanned hospitalisation: evidence from a retrospective cohort study

Sarah C Appleton, Gary A Abel, Rupert A Payne

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