Challenges in diagnosing dementia in patients with a migrant background - a cross-sectional study among German general practitioners
Diagnosing dementia, a syndrome affecting 35.6 million people worldwide, can be challenging, especially in patients with a migrant background. Language barriers and language-based diagnostic tools, cultural di... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 25, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Judith Tillmann, Johannes Just, Rieke Schnakenberg, Klaus Weckbecker, Birgitta Weltermann and Eva M ünster Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Actions and processes that patients, family members, and physicians associate with patient- and family-centered care
Patient- and family-centered care (PFCC) is increasingly linked to improved communication, care quality, and patient decision making. However, in order to consistently implement and study PFCC, health care sys... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 25, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Clarissa Hsu, Marlaine Figueroa Gray, Lauren Murray, Marie Abraham, Wendy Nickel, Jennifer M. Sweeney, Dominick L. Frosch, Tracy M. Mroz, Kelly Ehrlich, Bev Johnson and Robert J. Reid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of quality and accessibility of primary care on emergency admissions for a range of chronic ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) in Scotland: longitudinal analysis
Hospital admissions for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (ACSC) are those that could potentially be prevented by timely and effective disease management within primary care. ACSC admissions are increasingl... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Marjon van der Pol, Damilola Olajide, Mark Dusheiko, Robert Elliott, Bruce Guthrie, Louisa Jorm and Alastair H. Leyland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A conceptual framework for increasing clinical staff member involvement in general practice: a proposed strategy to improve the management of low back pain
Low back pain affects about 80% of all adults, many of whom consult general practice. Providing management can be challenging, in part due to the scarcity of effective treatment methods. There is broad consens... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Allan Riis, Emma L. Karran, Jonathan C. Hill, Martin B. Jensen and Janus L. Thomsen Tags: Debate Source Type: research

The influence of an educational internet-based intervention in the beliefs and attitudes of primary care professionals on non-specific chronic low back pain: study protocol of a mixed methods approach
Personal convictions in referral to pain cause misbeliefs in health professionals, which can influence patients who suffer from non-specific chronic low back pain. Likewise, health professionals ’ beliefs affec... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ester Garc ía-Martínez, Jorge Soler-González, Francesc Rubí-Carnacea, Beatriz García-Martínez, Carolina Climent-Sanz, Joan Blanco-Blanco and Fran Valenzuela-Pascual Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Prescribing of diabetes medications to people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: a national cross-sectional study
Previous studies in general practice and hospital settings have identified that prescribing of non-insulin diabetes medications may be sub-optimal in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and renal impairment. Sin... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 18, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Janet K. Sluggett, Gary Kilov, John Furler, David O ’Neal and Alicia Jenkins Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Over prescribing of antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections; a qualitative study to explore Irish general practitioners ’ perspectives
Anti-microbial resistance (AMR) is a global threat to public health and antibiotics are often unnecessarily prescribed for acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs) in general practice. We aimed to investigat... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jane O ’Doherty, Leonard F. W. Leader, Andrew O’Regan, Colum Dunne, Soorej Jose Puthoopparambil and Raymond O’Connor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting patient use of general practice services in Australia: models developed using national cross-sectional survey data
The ageing population and increasing prevalence of multimorbidity place greater resource demands on the health systems internationally. Accurate prediction of general practice (GP) services is important for he... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christopher Harrison, Joan Henderson, Graeme Miller and Helena Britt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Community pharmacy integration within the primary care pathway for people with long-term conditions: a focus group study of patients ’, pharmacists’ and GPs’ experiences and expectations
This study aimed to use marketing theory to examine the views of patients, pharmacists and general practitioners (GPs) on how community pharmacies are currently used and to identify how community pharmacy serv... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 8, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ali M. K. Hindi, Ellen I. Schafheutle and Sally Jacobs Tags: Research article Source Type: research

INTEGRA study protocol: primary care intervention in type 2 diabetes patients with poor glycaemic control
The management of hyperglycaemia and associated cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may reduce diabetes-related complications. The strategy to broaden the knowledge bas... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 7, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Àngels Molló, Anna Berenguera, Esther Rubinat, Bogdan Vlacho, Manel Mata, Josep Franch, Bonaventura Bolíbar and Dídac Mauricio Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Controlled clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of a mindfulness and self-compassion 4-session programme versus an 8-session programme to reduce work stress and burnout in family and community medicine physicians and nurses: MINDUUDD study protocol
Health personnel are susceptible to high levels of work stress and burnout due to the psychological and emotional demands of their work, as well as to other aspects related to the organisation of that work. Th... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 6, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Luis-Angel P érula-de Torres, Juan Carlos Verdes-Montenegro Atalaya, Javier García-Campayo, Ana Roldán-Villalobos, Rosa Magallón-Botaya, Cruz Bartolomé-Moreno, Herminia Moreno-Martos, Elena Melús-Palazón, Norberto Liétor-Villajos, Francisco Javier Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Understanding accreditation standards in general practice – a qualitative study
Accreditation is a widely adopted tool for quality control and quality improvement in health care, which has increasingly been employed for general practice. However, there is lack of knowledge of how accredit... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 31, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Tina Drud Due, Thorkil Thorsen and Marius Brostr øm Kousgaard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Safety in primary care (SAP-C): a randomised, controlled feasibility study in two different healthcare systems
Patient safety research is conducted predominantly in hospital settings, with a dearth of insight from primary care, despite suggestions that 2.2% of primary care consultations result in a patient safety incid... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 30, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Caoimhe Madden, Sin éad Lydon, Margaret E. Cupples, Nigel D. Hart, Ciara Curran, Andrew W. Murphy and Paul O’Connor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Attitudes and barriers towards conducting research amongst primary care physicians in Bahrain: a cross-sectional study
Research in primary care is essential for disease diagnosis, management and prevention in relation to the individuals, families and the community. This research aims to study the attitude of primary care physi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 26, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Abeer J. Khalaf, Aysha I. Aljowder, Meead J. Buhamaid, Mona F. Alansari and Ghufran A. Jassim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mixed feelings: general practitioners ’ attitudes towards eHealth for stress urinary incontinence - a qualitative study
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is the most prevalent subtype of urinary incontinence and is a bothering condition in women. Only a minority of those with SUI consult a general practitioner (GP). EHealth wit... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 26, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lotte Firet, Chrissy de Bree, Carmen M. Verhoeks, Doreth A. M. Teunissen and Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Communication, continuity and coordination of care are the most important patients' values for family medicine in a fee-for-services health system
Representing 60% of medical consultations in Switzerland, primary care holds an important place in our medical system. Patients ’ values in family medicine (FM) are nowadays recognized as important factors to t... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 25, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Marie Droz, Nicolas Senn and Christine Cohidon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pain management in acute otitis media: a qualitative study of parents ’ views and expectations
For unclarified reasons, parents tend to be cautious about administering analgesics to their children, potentially leading to suboptimal management of AOM symptoms. We aim to understand parents ’ views and expe... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 23, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rick T. van Uum, Roderick P. Venekamp, Anne G. M. Schilder, Roger A. M. J. Damoiseaux and Sibyl Anthierens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey of the attitudes, beliefs and knowledge about medical cannabis among primary care providers
Healthcare providers play a critical role in facilitating patient access to medical cannabis. However, previous surveys suggest only a minority of providers believe that medical cannabis confers benefits to pa... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lindsey M. Philpot, Jon O. Ebbert and Ryan T. Hurt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can support workers from AgeUK deliver an intervention to support older people with anxiety and depression? A qualitative evaluation
Anxiety and depression often co-exist. These disorders are under-diagnosed and under-treated, specifically among older people, and lead to increased use of health and social care services and raised mortality.... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 19, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Tom Kingstone, Bernadette Bartlam, Heather Burroughs, Peter Bullock, Karina Lovell, Mo Ray, Peter Bower, Waquas Waheed, Simon Gilbody, Elaine Nicholls and Carolyn A. Chew-Graham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of an educational intervention to improve the safety culture in primary care: a randomized trial
Fostering a culture of safety is an essential step in ensuring patient safety and quality in primary care. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational intervention to improve the safety culture in... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 18, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Clara Gonz ález-Formoso, Ana Clavería, M.J. Fernández-Domínguez, F.L. Lago-Deibe, Luis Hermida-Rial, Antonio Rial, Francisco Gude-Sampedro, Salvador Pita-Fernández and Victoria Martín-Miguel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Prevalence of anal symptoms in general practice: a prospective study
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error to one of the ‘study groups’ in the authorship section. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 17, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: G éraldine Tournu, Laurent Abramowitz, Camille Couffignal, Frédéric Juguet, Agnès Sénéjoux, Stéphane Berger, Anne-Laure Wiart, Marc Bernard, Françoise Provost, Hélène Pillant-Le Moult, Dominique Bouchard and Jean-Pierre Aubert Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Helpful ways providers can communicate about persistent medically unexplained physical symptoms
Communication between patients and providers about persistent “medically unexplained” physical symptoms (MUS) is characterized by discordance. While the difficulties are well documented, few studies have exami... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 16, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Nicole Anastasides, Carmelen Chiusano, Christina Gonzalez, Fiona Graff, David R. Litke, Erica McDonald, Jennifer Presnall-Shvorin, Nicole Sullivan, Karen S. Quigley, Wilfred R. Pigeon, Drew A. Helmer, Susan L. Santos and Lisa M. McAndrew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Trends in antimicrobial management of gonorrhoea by general practitioners in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 2010 and 2016: a cross-sectional study
Sexually transmitted infections (STI) caused by multidrug resistant Neisseria gonorrhoea are an emerging threat to global health. In the Netherlands, the general practitioner (GP) provides the major part of STI c... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 15, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Roos van Amerongen, Roel P. Gazendam and Jan E. A. M. van Bergen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative study of cardiovascular disease risk communication in NHS Health Check using different risk calculators: protocol for the RIsk COmmunication in NHS Health Check (RICO) study
NHS Health Check is a national cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment programme for 40 –74 year olds in England, in which practitioners should assess and communicate CVD risk, supported by appropriate ris... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christopher J. Gidlow, Naomi J. Ellis, Lisa Cowap, Victoria Riley, Diane Crone, Elizabeth Cottrell, Sarah Grogan, Ruth Chambers and David Clark-Carter Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Job satisfaction, work stress, and turnover intentions among rural health workers: a cross-sectional study in 11 western provinces of China
Health workforce turnover remains a global concern, particularly in rural and remote areas. Western rural areas are the least developed in China, where it faces the serious challenge on the rural health worker... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jinlin Liu, Bin Zhu, Jingxian Wu and Ying Mao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of treatment of newly diagnosed hypertension in family medicine practices in South Croatia
This study aimed to compare the characteristics and effectiveness of hypertension control in family medicine pratice in the f... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 14, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Diana Juri ć, Ivančica Pavličević, Ana Marušić, Mario Malički, Ivan Buljan, Velen Šarotić, Nataša Mrduljaš-Đujić, Ante Komparak, Miona Vujević, Danijela De Micheli-Vitturi, Pjera Šušnjar, Tina Puljiz, Minka Jerčić, Dario Leskur and Matko Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Understanding the adoption and use of point-of-care tests in Dutch general practices using multi-criteria decision analysis
The increasing number of available point-of-care (POC) tests challenges clinicians regarding decisions on which tests to use, how to efficiently use them, and how to interpret the results. Although POC tests m... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 10, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Michelle M. A. Kip, J. Marjan Hummel, Elra B. Eppink, Hendrik Koffijberg, Rogier M. Hopstaken, Maarten J. IJzerman and Ron Kusters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Integration of chronic disease prevention and management services into primary care (PR1MaC): findings from an embedded qualitative study
The PR1MaC study was conducted to evaluate the integration of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management services into primary care practices and was reported effective. The aim of this study was to further exp... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Martin Fortin, Maud-Christine Chouinard, Bayero Boubacar Diallo and Tarek Bouhali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

General practitioners attitude and confidence scale for dementia (GPACS-D): confirmatory factor analysis and comparative subscale scores among GPs and supervisors
The attitude of General Practitioner ’s (GP’s) towards dementia and confidence in their clinical abilities impacts on diagnosis rates and management of the condition. The purpose of the present research is to r... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 8, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ron Mason, Kathleen Doherty, Claire Eccleston, Michael Annear, Amanda Lo, Laura Tierney, Fran McInerney and Andrew Robinson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the sorting of patients in community health centres across Gauteng Province, South Africa
Primary health care worldwide faces large numbers of patients daily. Poor waiting times, low patient satisfaction and staff burnout are some problems facing such facilities. Limited research has been done on s... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 7, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: B. A. Stott and S. Moosa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Attitudes and behaviour towards psychotropic drug prescribing in Swedish primary care: a questionnaire study
The prescribing of psychotropic drugs, i.e. antidepressants, sedatives (anxiolytics, hypnotics), and antipsychotics is considerable and a large proportion is prescribed by general practitioners (GPs). There ar... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 5, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Staffan A. Svensson, Tove M. Hedenrud and Susanna M. Wallerstedt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using a checklist to facilitate management of long-term care needs after stroke: insights from focus groups and a feasibility study
Long-term needs of stroke survivors are often not adequately addressed and many patients are dissatisfied with care post-discharge from hospital. Primary care could play an important role in identifying need i... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 4, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Grace M. Turner, Ricky Mullis, Lisa Lim, Lizzie Kreit and Jonathan Mant Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The workload for home visits by German family practitioners: an analysis of regional variation in a cross-sectional study
In Germany, home visits account for a considerable workload for many family practitioners, substantial rural-urban disparities are assumable with regards to home visit frequency and duration. Considering the o... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 4, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maik Pochert, Karen Voigt, Martin Bortz, Alessa Sattler, Jeannine Sch übel and Antje Bergmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Being tested but not educated – a qualitative focus group study exploring patients’ perceptions of diabetic dietary advice
Diet is a key component of the management of diabetes. Several studies suggest that patients receive insufficient and inadequate information. As a first step for developing an intervention for improving dietar... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 3, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maria Alonso Arana, Jose Maria Valderas and Josie Solomon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ and practice nurses’ perceptions of depression in patients with type 2 diabetes and/or coronary heart disease screened for subthreshold depression
Comorbid depression is common in patients with type 2 diabetes (DM2) and/or coronary heart disease (CHD) and is associated with poor quality of life and adverse health outcomes. However, little is known about ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Alide D. Pols, Karen Schipper, Debbie Overkamp, Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Maurits W. van Tulder and Marcel C. Adriaanse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The needs of informal caregivers and barriers of primary care workers toward dementia management in primary care: a qualitative study in Beijing
Informal caregivers of people with dementia in Beijing are increasingly called upon to provide home-based care for their patients due to the increasing number of dementia patients and the shortage of standardi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Meirong Wang, Shuang Shao, Jing Li, Yingjie Liu, Xiaojingyuan Xu and Juan Du Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An online survey of Irish general practitioner experience of and attitude toward managing problem alcohol use
This study aimed to explore Irish general practitioners ’ (... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Claire Collins, Pearse Finegan and Margaret O ’Riordan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease: awareness and practice among doctors working in public general out-patient clinics in Kowloon West Cluster of Hong Kong
Diabetes mellitus (DM) and periodontitis are very common and they interact with each other bidirectionally. This survey studied public primary care doctors on their awareness of this bidirectional relationship... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sut Yee Tse Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Frequency and features of nocturnal enuresis in Pakistani children aged 5 to 16  years based on ICCS criteria: a multi-center cross-sectional study from Karachi, Pakistan
Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is a common symptom in children worldwide. International Children ’s Continence Society (ICCS) defines enuresis as either mono-symptomatic, NE with lower urinary tract symptoms and NE wi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sameena Shah, Rabab Zehra Jafri, Khalil Mobin, Rabeea Mirza, Kashmira Nanji, Fatima Jahangir, Sufian Jawed Patel, Muzamil Shabana Ejaz, Iman Qaiser, Hira Iftikhar, Komal Aziz, Wajiha Khan, Humza S. Maqbool and Hassaan Ahmed Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The value of an embedded qualitative study in a trial of a second antidepressant for people who had not responded to one antidepressant: understanding the perspectives of patients and general practitioners
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. The number of prescriptions for antidepressants has risen dramatically in recent yea... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Carolyn A. Chew-Graham, Thomas Shepherd, Heather Burroughs, Katie Dixon and David Kessler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of an educational intervention to increase HIV-testing in high HIV prevalence general practices: a pilot feasibility stepped-wedged randomised controlled trial
HIV-infected patients often present to primary care several times with HIV-indicator conditions before diagnosis but the opportunity to test by healthcare professionals (HCPs) is frequently missed. Current HIV... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Charlotte F. Davies, Joanna M. Kesten, Mark Gompels, Jeremy Horwood, Megan Crofts, Annette Billing, Charlotte Chick and Margaret T. May Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Irish general practitioners' view of perinatal mental health in general practice: a qualitative study
Identification of perinatal mental health problems and effective care for women who experience them are important considering the potentially serious impact that they may have on the wellbeing of the woman, he... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maria Noonan, Owen Doody, Andrew O ’Regan, Julie Jomeen and Rose Galvin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nurses ’ perceptions towards the delivery and feasibility of a behaviour change intervention to enhance physical activity in patients at risk for cardiovascular disease in primary care: a qualitative study
Self-management support is widely accepted for the management of chronic conditions. Self-management often requires behaviour change in patients, in which primary care nurses play a pivotal role. To support pa... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Heleen Westland, Yvonne Koop, Carin D. Schr öder, Marieke J. Schuurmans, P. Slabbers, Jaap C. A. Trappenburg and Sigrid C. J. M. Vervoort Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Potential correlates of burnout among general practitioners and residents in Hungary: the significant role of gender, age, dependant care and experience
Burnout is increasingly prevalent among general practitioners (GPs) in Hungary, which may lead to functional impairment and, subsequently, to poor quality of patient care. However, little is known about potent... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Szilvia Adam, Andras Mohos, Laszlo Kalabay and Peter Torzsa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary care provider perceptions of enablers and barriers to following guideline-recommended laboratory tests to confirm chronic kidney disease: a qualitative descriptive study
Patients should receive follow-up serum creatinine tests after an initial abnormal result to diagnose chronic kidney disease. However, half of the time this fails to occur in primary care. We interviewed prima... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Danielle M. Nash, Amit X. Garg, K. Scott Brimble and Maureen Markle-Reid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and use of an index for measuring implementation of a weight management program in children in primary care clinics in Texas
The Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration study was an integrated, systems-oriented intervention that incorporated primary and secondary obesity prevention approaches targeting multiple sectors, inclu... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Meliha Salahuddin, Sarah E. Barlow, Stephen J. Pont, Nancy F. Butte and Deanna M. Hoelscher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

General practitioners ’ reasoning on risk screening and primary prevention of stroke – a focus group study
By screening and modifying risk factors, stroke incidence can be reduced. Clinical guidelines states that primary prevention of stroke is a responsibility and task of primary health care, but research shows th... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ann-Helen Patomella, Gustav Mickols, Eric Asaba, Gunnar Nilsson, Cecilia Frid én, Anders Kottorp, Bo Christer Bertilson and Kerstin Tham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary health care organizational characteristics associated with better accessibility: data from the QUALICO-PC survey in Quebec
First-contact accessibility remains an important problem in Canada, with this indicator staying the worst of all Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. In the province of Quebec, a n... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Andr ée-Anne Paré-Plante, Antoine Boivin, Djamal Berbiche, Mylaine Breton and Maryse Guay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Procedures performed by general practitioners and general internal medicine physicians - a comparison based on routine data from Northern Germany
In response to a rising shortage of general practitioners (GPs), physicians in general internal medicine (GIM) have become part of the German primary care physician workforce. Previous studies have shown subst... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: C. Strumann, K. Fl ägel, T. Emcke and J. Steinhäuser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient factors that affect trust in physicians: a cross-sectional study
While trust in physicians has been rigorously investigated regarding its concept, measurement, and factors, the studies have mainly focused on the attributes of the physicians. This approach can lead to a limi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Agnus M. Kim, Jaekyoung Bae, Sungchan Kang, Yeon-Yong Kim and Jin-Seok Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research