Management of work-related common mental disorders in general practice: a cross-sectional study
General practitioners (GPs) often manage individuals with work-related common mental disorders (CMD: depressive disorders, anxiety and alcohol abuse). However, little is known about the ways in which they proc... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 2, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: M. Rivi ère, Y. Toullic, P. Lerouge, T. Blanchon, A. Leroyer, L. Plancke, T. Prazuck, M. Melchior and N. Younès Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-reported and doctor-reported symptoms when faecal immunochemical tests are requested in primary care in the diagnosis of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective study
Rectal bleeding and a change in bowel habits are considered to be alarm symptoms for colorectal cancer and they are also common symptoms for inflammatory bowel disease. However, most patients with these sympto... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Cecilia H ögberg, Pontus Karling, Jörgen Rutegård and Mikael Lilja Tags: Research article Source Type: research

General practitioner strategies for managing patients with multimorbidity: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative research
General practitioners (GPs) increasingly manage patients with multimorbidity but report challenges in doing so. Patients describe poor experiences with health care systems that treat each of their health condi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Raechel A. Damarell, Deidre D. Morgan and Jennifer J. Tieman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interrelationships between symptom burden and health functioning and health care utilization among veterans with persistent physical symptoms
Between 10 and 50% of primary care patients present with persistent physical symptoms (PPS). Patients with PPS tend to utilize excessive or inappropriate health care services, while being stuck in a deleteriou... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Dennis Fried, Lisa M. McAndrew, Drew A. Helmer, Sarah Markowitz and Karen S. Quigley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Treatment of urinary tract infections in Swiss primary care: quality and determinants of antibiotic prescribing
Urinary tract infections are one of the most common reasons for prescribing antibiotics in primary care. Current guidelines recommend fosfomycin, nitrofurantoin, or trimethoprim - sulfamethoxazol as empiric fi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Andreas Plate, Andreas Kronenberg, Martin Risch, Yolanda Mueller, Stefania Di Gangi, Thomas Rosemann and Oliver Senn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire is a usable way to address mental health at well-child visits in general practice - a qualitative study of feasibility
Mental health problems is frequent among children and psychopathology in early childhood seems to predict mental disorders in adulthood. All Danish children are offered seven free well-child visits at their Ge... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 1, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Julie Ravneberg Stokholm and Kirsten Lykke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mental health of postgraduate trainees in primary care: a cross-sectional study
General Practitioners (GPs) are increasingly affected by stress-related complaints and burnout. Although many studies have addressed this issue, little is known about the stress burden and burnout rates of pos... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 27, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Till J. Bugaj, Katja Krug, Annalena Rentschler, Christoph Nikendei, Joachim Szecsenyi and Simon Schwill Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability and validity of the Greek translation of the patient assessment of chronic illness care + (PACIC-PLUS GR) survey
This study aimed to investigate the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care+ (PACIC+) which is a tool to assess care for Chronic Conditions combining PACIC items with an overall 5As score derived from the ‘... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 25, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maria Malliarou, Eleni Bakola, Athanasios Nikolentzos and Pavlos Sarafis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Understanding determinants of patients ’ decisions to attend their family physician and to take antibiotics for upper respiratory tract infections: a qualitative descriptive study
Although antibiotics have little or no benefit for most upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), they continue to be prescribed frequently in primary care. Physicians perceive that patients ’ expectations in... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 24, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sameh Mortazhejri, Andrea M. Patey, Dawn Stacey, R. Sacha Bhatia, Alykhan Abdulla and Jeremy M. Grimshaw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Organised and opportunistic prevention in primary health care: estimation of missed opportunities by population based health interview surveys in Hungary
Improvement of preventive services for adults can be achieved by opportunistic or organised methods in primary care. The unexploited opportunities of these approaches were estimated by our investigation. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 24, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: J ános Sándor, Ildikó Tokaji, Nouh Harsha, Magor Papp, Róza Ádány and Árpád Czifra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

‘Very brief advice’ (VBA) on smoking in family practice: a qualitative evaluation of the tobacco user’s perspective
Very Brief Advice on smoking (VBA) is an evidence-based intervention designed to increase quit attempts among patients who smoke. VBA has been widely disseminated in general practice settings in the United Kin... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 24, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sophia Papadakis, Marilena Anastasaki, Maria Papadakaki, Μaria Antonopoulou, Constantine Chliveros, Chrissi Daskalaki, Dionisis Varthalis, Sofia Triantafyllou, Irene Vasilaki, Andy McEwen and Christos Lionis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Minor surgery in general practice in Ireland- a report of workload and safety
This study aimed to collect data on the clinical pr... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ail ís ní Riain, Niall Maguire and Claire Collins Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators of medicines reconciliation at transitions of care in Ireland – a qualitative study
Medication error at transitions of care is common. The implementation of medicines reconciliation processes to improve this issue has been recommended by many regulatory and safety organisations. The aim of th... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Patrick Redmond, Khalid Munir, Oludare Alabi, Tamasine Grimes, Barbara Clyne, Carmel Hughes and Tom Fahey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sharing reports about domestic violence and abuse with general practitioners: a qualitative interview study
Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is common and damaging to health. UK national guidance advocates a multi-agency response to DVA, and domestic homicide reviews consistently recommend improved information-shar... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Katherine Pitt, Sandi Dheensa, Gene Feder, Emma Johnson, Mei-See Man, Jessica Roy, Emma Williamson and Eszter Szilassy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do Polish primary care physicians meet the expectations of their patients? An analysis of Polish QUALICOPC data
This study aimed to compare the expectations and experiences of patients of primary c... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anna Krzto ń-Królewiecka, Marek Oleszczyk and Adam Windak Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers to and facilitators of the implementation of multi-disciplinary care pathways in primary care: a systematic review
Care pathways (CPWs) are complex interventions that have the potential to reduce treatment errors and optimize patient outcomes by translating evidence into local practice. To design an optimal implementation ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Eva Seckler, Verena Regauer, Thomas Rotter, Petra Bauer and Martin M üller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Patient Activation through Community Empowerment/Engagement for Diabetes Management (PACE-D) protocol: a non-randomised controlled trial of personalised care and support planning for persons living with diabetes
Personalised care and support planning (CSP) has been shown to improve diabetes outcomes, patient experience and provider morale in the care of persons living with diabetes. However, this has not been confirme... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Wee Hian Tan, Victor Weng Keong Loh, Kavita Venkataraman, Shoon Thai Choong, Yii Jen Lew, Meena Sundram, Keith Tsou, Soon Guan Tan, Brent Gibbons, Vikki Entwistle, Doris Young, E Shyong Tai and Tong Wei Yew Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Weight assessment and the provision of weight management advice in primary care: a cross-sectional survey of self-reported practice among general practitioners and practice nurses in the United Kingdom
Although primary care settings provide a large-scale and high-reach opportunity for weight management and obesity prevention, the proportion of adults in the United Kingdom (UK) who report receiving weight man... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Nathan Critchlow, Gillian Rosenberg, Harriet Rumgay, Robert Petty and Jyotsna Vohra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigation and analysis of standardized training for residents of general practitioners of Gansu Province in China
China ’s standardized training for residents of General Practitioners (GPs) is aimed at providing the postgraduate training for family doctors who will serve the primary health care institutions. The aim of thi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Hongjing Wang, Jin He, Dongzhi Zhang, Yue Wu, Peidong Wang and Hui Cai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Regional and patient-related factors influencing the willingness to use general practitioners as coordinators of the treatment in northern Germany - results of a cross-sectional observational study
In most countries, the general practitioner (GP) is the first point of contact in the healthcare system and coordinator of healthcare. However, in Germany it is possible to consult an outpatient specialist eve... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 17, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Heike Hansen, Ingmar Sch äfer, Sarah Porzelt, Agata Kazek, Dagmar Lühmann and Martin Scherer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Response to “understanding the behavioural determinants of opioid prescribing among family physicians: a qualitative study”
The 2017 Canadian opioid Guideline made both strong recommendations, indicating that all or almost all fully informed patients would choose the recommended course of action, and weak recommendations, in which ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 13, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jason W. Busse, David Juurlink, D. Norman Buckley and Gordon H. Guyatt Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Incorporating the patient-centered approach into clinical practice helps improve quality of care in cases of hypertension: a retrospective cohort study
Treating hypertensive patients by integrating the patient-centered approach would influence the practice and outcome of treatment. Our purpose was to determine whether the implementation of a patient-centered ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 12, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Nida Buawangpong, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Wichuda Jiraporncharoen, Nisachol Dejkriengkraikul, Pakorn Sagulkoo, Chanapat Pateekhum and Chaisiri Angkurawaranon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Person-centred and efficient care delivery for high-need, high-cost patients: primary care professionals ’ experiences
High-need, high-cost (HNHC) patients, who typically have complex and long-term care demands, contribute considerably to the high work pressure of primary care professionals (PCPs). To improve patient as well a... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 11, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rowan G. M. Smeets, Mari ëlle E. A. L. Kroese, Dirk Ruwaard, Niels Hameleers and Arianne M. J. Elissen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ preferences in selecting family physician in primary health centers: a qualitative-quantitative approach
The role of family physicians (FPs) in the metropolitan area is critical in identifying risk factors for disease prevention/control and health promotion in various age groups. Understanding patients ’ preferenc... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 11, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Farnaz Khatami, Mohammad Shariati, Leila Khedmat and Maryam Bahmani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-reported screening practices of family physicians participating in the colorectal cancer screening program of the canton of Vaud: a cross-sectional study
The organized colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland offers citizens the choice of the faecal immunochemical test (FIT) or colonoscopy via a visit with a family physician ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Camille Poroes, Jacques Cornuz, Alexandre Gouveia, Cyril Ducros and Kevin Selby Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GP awareness, practice, knowledge and confidence: evaluation of the first nation-wide dementia-focused continuing medical education program in Australia
Dementia is under-diagnosed in primary care. Timely diagnosis and care management improve outcomes for patients and caregivers. This research evaluated the effectiveness of a nationwide Continuing Medical Educ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anne-Nicole Casey, M. Mofizul Islam, Heike Sch ütze, Anne Parkinson, Laurann Yen, Allan Shell, Margaret Winbolt and Henry Brodaty Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting GP visits: A multinomial logistic regression investigating GP visits amongst a cohort of UK patients living with Myalgic encephalomyelitis
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a chronic condition whose status within medicine is the subject of on-going debate. Some medical professionals regard it as a contentious illness. Others report a lack of conf... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: R. Stephen Walsh, Andrew Denovan, Kenneth Drinkwater, Sean Reddington and Neil Dagnall Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Context matters: a qualitative study of the practicalities and dilemmas of delivering integrated chronic care within primary and secondary care settings in a rural Malawian district
With the increasing double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa, health systems require new approaches to organise and deliver services for patients requiring long-... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Vibian Angwenyi, Carolien Aantjes, Joske Bunders-Aelen, Bart Criel and Jeffrey V. Lazarus Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supporting anticoagulant treatment decision making to optimise stroke prevention in complex patients with atrial fibrillation: a cluster randomised trial
Anticoagulation for preventing stroke in atrial fibrillation is under-utilised despite evidence supporting its use, resulting in avoidable death and disability. We aimed to evaluate an intervention to improve ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Melina Gattellari, Andrew Hayen, Dominic Y. C. Leung, Nicholas A. Zwar and John M. Worthington Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evidence for deprescription in primary care through an umbrella review
There is a high prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescriptions in primary care. This is associated with more frequent adverse events, lower quality of life and more frequent visits to hospital accident ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Antonio Olry de Labry Lima, Jorge Marcos Marcos, Alfonso Marquina Marquez, Mar ía de los Ángeles González Vera, Antonio Matas Hoces and Clara Bermúdez Tamayo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recent trends and variations in general practitioners ’ involvement in accident care in Switzerland: an analysis of claims data
As in other countries, there is concern and some fragmentary evidence that GPs ’ central role in the Swiss healthcare system as the primary provider of care might be changing or even be in decline. Our study gi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 5, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Marc H öglinger, Fabio Knöfler, Rita Schaumann-von Stosch, Stefan M. Scholz-Odermatt and Klaus Eichler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient ’s travel distance to specialised cancer diagnostics and the association with the general practitioner’s diagnostic strategy and satisfaction with the access to diagnostic procedures: an observational study in Denmark
This study had a twofold aim: in accordance to the GP ’s suspicion of cance... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 31, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Line Flytkj ær Virgilsen, Line Hvidberg and Peter Vedsted Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Population segments as a tool for health care performance reporting: an exploratory study in the Canadian province of British Columbia
Primary care serves all age groups and individuals with health states ranging from those with no chronic conditions to those who are medically complex, or frail and approaching the end of life. For information... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 31, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Julia M. Langton, Sabrina T. Wong, Fred Burge, Alexandra Choi, Niloufar Ghaseminejad-Tafreshi, Sharon Johnston, Alan Katz, Ruth Lavergne, Dawn Mooney, Sandra Peterson and Kimberlyn McGrail Tags: Research article Source Type: research

More that unites us than divides us? A qualitative study of integration of community health and social care services
The integration of community health and social care services has been widely promoted nationally as a vital step to improve patient centred care, reduce costs, reduce admissions to hospital and facilitate time... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 29, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Claire Mitchell, Abigail Tazzyman, Susan J. Howard and Damian Hodgson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preference of blood pressure measurement methods by primary care doctors in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional survey
Hypertension is the most common chronic disease and is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Its screening, diagnosis, and management depend heavily on accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement. It is r... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 26, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Eric Kam Pui Lee, Ryan Chun Ming Choi, Licheng Liu, Tiffany Gao, Benjamin Hon Kei Yip and Samuel Yeung Shan Wong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring patient-reported barriers to advance care planning in family practice
Although patient-centred care has become increasingly important across all medical specialties, when it comes to end of life care, research has shown that treatments ordered are not often concordant with peopl... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 25, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Carrie Bernard, Amy Tan, Marissa Slaven, Dawn Elston, Daren K. Heyland and Michelle Howard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Practice facilitation to promote evidence-based screening and management of unhealthy alcohol use in primary care: a practice-level randomized controlled trial
Unhealthy alcohol use is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Evidence demonstrates that screening for unhealthy alcohol use and providing persons engaged in risky drinking with b... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 20, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Alison N. Huffstetler, Anton J. Kuzel, Roy T. Sabo, Alicia Richards, E. Marshall Brooks, Paulette Lail Kashiri, Gabriela Villalobos, Albert J. Arias, Dace Svikis, Beth A. Bortz, Ashley Edwards, John Epling, Deborah J. Cohen, Michael L. Parchman, Jonathan Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Awareness, attitudes, barriers, and knowledge about evidence-based medicine among family physicians in Croatia: a cross-sectional study
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) aims to assist physicians in making medical decisions based on the integration of the current best evidence, clinical expertise, and patients ’ values. Extensive research has been ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Danijel Neja šmić, Davorka Vrdoljak, Valerija Bralić Lang, Josip Anđelo Borovac and Ana Marušić Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes and skills of dementia care in general practice: a cross-sectional study in primary health settings in Beijing, China
General practitioners (GPs) play a significant role in dementia care. However, the knowledge and attitudes of them towards dementia care are poorly characterized. The present study aimed to investigate GPs ’ kn... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Meirong Wang, Xiaojingyuan Xu, Yafang Huang, Shuang Shao, Xiaolei Chen, Jing Li and Juan Du Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Early differential diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis among patients with low back pain in primary care
Diagnosing and treating low back pain (LBP) is a worldwide major primary care challenge in which a differential diagnosis between non-specific LBP and conditions with a known pathology is essential for choosin... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: A. Riis, J. L. Olesen and J. L. Thomsen Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Tight versus standard blood pressure control on the incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke: an observational retrospective cohort study in the general ambulatory setting
The 2017 American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guideline defined hypertension as blood pressure (BP)  ≥ 130/80 mmHg compared to the traditional definition of ≥140/90 mmHg. This change ra... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bumsoo Park, Katarzyna Budzynska, Nada Almasri, Sumaiya Islam, Fanar Alyas, Rachel L. Carolan, Benjamin E. Abraham, Pamela A. Castro-Camero, Maria E. Shreve, Della A. Rees and Lois Lamerato Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Experiences of integrating community volunteers as extensions of the primary care team to help support older adults at home: a qualitative study
Increasing the integration of community volunteers into primary health care delivery has the potential to improve person-focused, coordinated care, yet the use of volunteers in primary care is largely unexplor... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 16, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jessica Gaber, Doug Oliver, Ruta Valaitis, Laura Cleghorn, Larkin Lamarche, Ernie Avilla, Fiona Parascandalo, David Price and Lisa Dolovich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of the general practitioner in managing age-related hearing loss: perspectives of general practitioners, patients and practice staff
For people with hearing loss, the General Practitioner (GP) can play an instrumental role in early detection of hearing loss as well as guiding appropriate and timely choices for addressing hearing concerns. T... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 14, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rebecca J. Bennett, Susan Fletcher, Nicole Conway and Caitlin Barr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Specialist LINK and primary care network clinical pathways - a new approach to patient referral: a cross-sectional survey of awareness, utilization and usability among family physicians in Calgary
Specialist LINK is a real-time, non-urgent telephone collaboration line designed to link family doctors and specialists. The purpose was to reduce wait times, improve efficiency and enhance the coordination of pa... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 12, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mubashir Arain, Mahnoush Rostami, Mariama Zaami, Valerie Kiss and Richard Ward Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety, efficiency and health-related quality of telephone triage conducted by general practitioners, nurses, or physicians in out-of-hours primary care: a quasi-experimental study using the Assessment of Quality in Telephone Triage (AQTT) to assess audio-recorded telephone calls
To explore and compare safety, efficiency, and health-related quality of telephone triage in out-of-hours primary care (OOH-PC) services performed by general practitioners (GPs), nurses using a computerised de... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 9, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: D. S. Graversen, M. B. Christensen, A. F. Pedersen, A. H. Carlsen, F. Bro, H. C. Christensen, C. H. Vestergaard and L. Huibers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of NPS MedicineWise general practitioner education programs and Choosing Wisely Australia recommendations on prescribing of proton pump inhibitors in Australia
This study evaluated the impact of multifaceted NPS MedicineWise programs that targeted all general practitioners (GPs) in Australia in 2009 and 2015 with the aim of reducing unnecessary prescribing of proton ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 9, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jianyun Wu, Scott Dickinson, Zain Elgebaly, Suzanne Blogg, Aine Heaney, Yien Soo, Benjamin Daniels and Lynn Weekes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prescribing and medical non-adherence after myocardial infarction: qualitative interviews with general practitioners in Germany
An increasing prevalence of having survived a myocardial infarction increases the importance of medical secondary prevention. Although preventive medication reduces mortality, prescribing and adherence are kno... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christian Freier, Christoph Heintze and Wolfram J. Herrmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey of the working status of family medicine physicians in clinics and hospitals in Korea
This study... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Hyun-Young Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Care management of patients with high cardiovascular risk in Hungary an international and Hungarian longitudinal comparison of target level achievement
Patients with high cardiovascular risk are usually cared for in primary care settings. Assessment of the effectiveness of long-time care was a subject of many European studies in the last two decades. This pap... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 8, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Zolt án Jancsó, Imre Rurik, László Kolozsvári, Lajos Mester, Anna Nánási, Csaba Oláh, Tímea Ungvári, Katalin Vraukó TCs, László Kalabay and Péter Torzsa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical features in primary care electronic records before diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis: a nested case-control study
We examined the occurrence of symptoms, prescriptions and diagnostic tests in primary care electronic records o... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - May 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mohammed T. Bashir, Lisa Iversen and Christopher Burton Tags: Research article Source Type: research