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

Competencies required for general practitioners/family physicians in urban areas versus non-urban areas: a preliminary study
The medical practice of general practitioners/family physicians in urban areas differs from that in rural areas, accounting for the difference in specific competencies. However, variations in competencies in c... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Toshichika Mitsuyama, Daisuke Son and Masato Eto Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How older adults self-manage distress – does the internet have a role? A qualitative study
Anxiety and depression are common in older adults, but often under-recognised by GPs. Rather than perceiving themselves as suffering from anxiety or depression, older adults are more likely to self-identify as... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Alice Moult, Heather Burroughs, Tom Kingstone and Carolyn A. Chew-Graham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with visits to general practitioners in patients with schizophrenia in Malaga
Patients with psychiatric disorders have more physical problems than other patients, so their follow-up by the general practitioner is particularly important for them. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: M. C. Castillejos, C. Mart ín-Pérez, F. Mayoral-Cleries, A. Bordallo-Aragón, J. Sepúlveda-Muñoz and B. Moreno-Küstner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stroke follow-up in primary care: a prospective cohort study on guideline adherence
After a stroke, a person has an increased risk of recurrent strokes. Effective secondary prevention can provide significant gains in the form of reduced disability and mortality. While considerable efforts hav... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rune Aakvik Pedersen, Halfdan Petursson and Irene Hetlevik Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Controlled trial of the impact of a BC adult mental health practice support program (AMHPSP) on primary health care professionals ’ management of depression
Depression affects over 400 million people globally. The majority are seen in primary care. Barriers in providing adequate care are not solely related to physicians ’ knowledge/skills deficits, but also time co... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bianca Lauria-Horner, Tara Beaulieu, Stephanie Knaak, Rivian Weinerman, Helen Campbell and Scott Patten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of the Japanese version of the general practice assessment questionnaire: measurement of patient experience and testing of data quality
Physicians ’ interpersonal performance is critical in medical practice, especially primary care practice. The General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) was developed in the United Kingdom to evaluate the... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Tsunetaka Kijima, Kenju Akai, Akira Matsushita, Tsuyoshi Hamano, Keiichi Onoda, Shozo Yano, Toru Nabika, Yutaka Ishibashi and Shunichi Kumakura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The training contents, problems and needs of doctors in urban community health service institutions in China
The Chinese government offered various types of training programs for strengthening the role of doctors working in community health service institutions (CHSIs). The study intended to investigate the current t... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Shuang Shao, Tao Wu, Aimin Guo, Guanghui Jin, Rui Chen, Yali Zhao, Juan Du and Xiaoqin Lu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of heart failure and other comorbidities on mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a register-based, prospective cohort study
Multimorbidity has already become common in primary care and will be a challenge in the future. Primary care in Sweden participates to a great extent in the care of patients with two severe, chronic conditions... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Elzbieta Kaszuba, H åkan Odeberg, Lennart Råstam and Anders Halling Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary palliative care team perspectives on coordinating and managing people with advanced cancer in the community: a qualitative study
Primary health care teams are key to the delivery of care for patients with advanced cancer during the last year of life. The Gold Standards Framework is proposed as a mechanism for coordinating and guiding id... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Julia Hackett, Lucy Ziegler, Mary Godfrey, Robbie Foy and Michael I. Bennett Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of gender concordance between general practitioner and patient on antibiotic prescribing for sore throat symptoms: a retrospective study
Patient gender as well as doctor gender are known to affect doctor-patient interaction during a medical consultation. It is however not known whether an interaction of gender influences antibiotic prescribing.... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: D. Eggermont, M. A. M. Smit, G. A. Kwestroo, R. A. Verheij, K. Hek and A. E. Kunst Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Recording of weight in electronic health records: an observational study in general practice
Routine weight recording in electronic health records (EHRs) could assist general practitioners (GPs) in the identification, prevention, and management of overweight patients. However, the extent to which weig... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lisa D. M. Verberne, Markus M. J. Nielen, Chantal J. Leemrijse, Robert A. Verheij and Roland D. Friele Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Initiation and cessation of mental healthcare after mental health screening in primary care: a prospective cohort study
Mental health (MH) problems have considerable personal and societal implications. Systematic MH screening may raise general practitioners ’ (GP) awareness of the current need of treatment in their listed patien... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christine Geyti, Else-Marie Dalsgaard, Annelli Sandb æk, Helle Terkildsen Maindal and Kaj Sparle Christensen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Talking about depression during interactions with GPs: a qualitative study exploring older people ’s accounts of their depression narratives
Older people can struggle with revealing their depression to GPs and verbalising preferences regarding its management. This contributes to problems for GPs in both detecting and managing depression in primary ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - November 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Isabel Gordon, Jonathan Ling, Louise Robinson, Catherine Hayes and Ann Crosland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing multiple health behaviour change interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction in primary care: a qualitative study
This study aimed to identify barriers and facilitators to implementing mult... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Samah Alageel, Martin C. Gulliford, Lisa McDermott and Alison J. Wright Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Symptoms that may be stress-related and lead to exhaustion disorder: a retrospective medical chart review in Swedish primary care
Mental illness, and particularly stress-related disorders such as exhaustion disorder, is continuously increasing in today ’s society. It is important to identify patients who consult for potentially stress-rel... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Annika Adamsson and Susanne Bernhardsson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Understanding functional and social risk characteristics of frail older adults: a cross-sectional survey study
Frailty is a condition of increasing importance, given the aging adult population. With an anticipated shortage of geriatricians, primary care physicians will increasingly need to manage care for frail adults ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: David R Lee, Eilann C Santo, Joan C Lo, Miranda L Ritterman Weintraub, Mary Patton and Nancy P Gordon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How general practitioners would deprescribe in frail oldest-old with polypharmacy — the LESS study
Many oldest-old (> 80-years) with multimorbidity and polypharmacy are at high risk of inappropriate use of medication, but we know little about whether and how GPs would deprescribe, especially in the frail ol... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sophie Mantelli, Katharina Tabea Jungo, Zsofia Rozsnyai, Emily Reeve, Clare H. Luymes, Rosalinde K. E. Poortvliet, Arnaud Chiolero, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacobijn Gussekloo and Sven Streit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

General practitioners ’ continuation and acceptance of medication changes at sectorial transitions of geriatric patients - a qualitative interview study
Follow-up in general practice on medication initiated during hospitalisation is often perceived to be inadequate, which leads to unintended drug interaction and over- or underdosage of medication. Little is kn... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anja G Strehlau, Michael Due Larsen, Jens S øndergaard, Anna B Almarsdóttir and Jens-Ulrik Rosholm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Characteristics of patients with acute myocardial infarction contacting primary healthcare before hospitalisation: a cross-sectional study
The characteristics of patients with on-going myocardial infarction (MI) contacting the primary healthcare (PHC) centre before hospitalisation are not well known. Prompt diagnosis is crucial in patients with M... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Per O. Andersson, Sofia Sederholm Lawesson, Jan-Erik Karlsson, Staffan Nilsson and Ingela Thyl én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The knowledge and attitudes of general practitioners to the assessment and management of pain in people with dementia
Pain in people with dementia is underdiagnosed and undertreated. General practitioners (GPs) play a pivotal role in dementia care but their perspectives on pain in people with dementia remains under-researched... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Aisling A Jennings, Maura Linehan and Tony Foley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Shared decision making and antibiotic benefit-harm conversations: an observational study of consultations between general practitioners and patients with acute respiratory infections
Little research has examined whether shared decision making (SDM) occurs in consultations for acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including what, and how, antibiotic benefits and harms are discussed. We aimed... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mina Bakhit, Chris Del Mar, Elizabeth Gibson and Tammy Hoffmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient capacity for self-care in the medical record of patients with chronic conditions: a mixed-methods retrospective study
Patients with chronic conditions must mobilize capacity to access and use healthcare and enact self-care. In order for clinicians to create feasible treatment plans with patients, they must appreciate the limi... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - October 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Kasey R Boehmer, Maria Kyriacou, Emma Behnken, Megan Branda and Victor M Montori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does patient self-management education of primary care professionals improve patient outcomes: a systematic review
Patient self-management support is recognised as a key component of chronic care. Education and training for health professionals has been shown in the literature to be associated with better uptake, implement... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Andree Rochfort, Sinead Beirne, Gillian Doran, Patricia Patton, Jochen Gensichen, Ilkka Kunnamo, Susan Smith, Tina Eriksson and Claire Collins Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient understanding of two commonly used patient reported outcome measures for primary care: a cognitive interview study
Standardised generic patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) which measure health status are often unresponsive to change in primary care. Alternative formats, which have been used to increase responsiveness... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mairead Murphy, Sandra Hollinghurst and Chris Salisbury Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Rationale and design of a pragmatic clinical trial to assess the impact of self-monitoring blood pressure at home and self-titration of antihypertensive medication in poorly controlled hypertension: the ADAMPA study protocol
Lack of control of hypertension is one of the most prevalent problems encountered by general practitioners (GPs). Self-measured blood pressure monitoring at home (SMBP) and self-titration of medication could b... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jos é Sanfélix-Genovés, Clara L. Rodríguez-Bernal, Irene Marco-Moreno, Patricia Martinez-Ibañez, Lucía Martinez-Ibañez, María Bóveda-García, Ignacio Barreira-Franch, Mercedes Calleja-Del Ser, Greta Borrás-Moreno, Eugenia Avelino-Hidalgo, Marina Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Iron deficiency among low income Canadian toddlers: a cross-sectional feasibility study in a Community Health Centre and non-Community Health Centre sites
Iron deficiency in early childhood has been associated with poor developmental outcomes. Little is known about the nutritional health of young children receiving care at Canadian Community Health Centres (CHCs... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Imaan Bayoumi, Patricia C. Parkin, Gerald Lebovic, Rupa Patel, Kendra Link, Catherine S. Birken, Jonathon L. Maguire and Cornelia M. Borkhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors influencing the use of clinical guidelines by general practitioners working in a setting of complex multimorbidity: a case study by interviews
The Central Australian Remote Practitioners Association Standard Treatment Manual (CARPA) contains protocols for primary health care in remote Central Australia. This context stands in stark contrast to the ma... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jeremy A. Jones and Carole A. Reeve Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of chronic disease management on primary care doctors in Switzerland: a qualitative study
Patient-centeredness and therapeutic relationship are widely explored as a means to address the challenge of chronic disease and multi-morbidity management, however research focusing on the perspective of doct... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Olivia Braillard, Anbreen Slama-Chaudhry, Catherine Joly, Nicolas Perone and David Beran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving mental health through integration with primary care in rural Karnataka: study protocol of a cluster randomized control trial
People who are diagnosed with both mental and chronic medical illness present unique challenges for the health care system. In resource-limited settings, such as rural India, people with depression and anxiety... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Krishnamachari Srinivasan, Amanda Mazur, Prem K. Mony, Mary Whooley and Maria L. Ekstrand Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Safety work and risk management as burdens of treatment in primary care: insights from a focused ethnographic study of patients with multimorbidity
In primary health care, patient safety failures can arise in service access, doctor-patient relationships, communication between care providers, relational and management continuity, or technical procedures. T... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Gavin Daker-White, Rebecca Hays, Thomas Blakeman, Sarah Croke, Benjamin Brown, Aneez Esmail and Peter Bower Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GP/GPN partner* perspectives on clinical placements for student nurses in general practice: can a community of practice help to change the prevailing culture within general practice?
The UK Government document 5 year forward view describes the need to move chronic disease management from secondary to primary care, which will require a significant increase in the numbers of General Practice Nu... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Robin Lewis and Shona Kelly Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Family physicians perceived role in perinatal mental health: an integrative review
Responding to and caring for women who experience mental health problems during the perinatal period, from pregnancy up to one year after birth, is complex and requires a multidisciplinary response. Family phy... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maria Noonan, Owen Doody, Julie Jomeen, Andrew O ’Regan and Rose Galvin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between family physician ’s direct advice and pneumococcal vaccination intention and behavior among the elderly in Japan: a cross-sectional study
Vaccination is an important element of health maintenance in family medicine. The 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) is highly recommended for the elderly, but its uptake is low in Japan. P... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mariko Higuchi, Keiichiro Narumoto, Takahiro Goto and Machiko Inoue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for a Delphi consensus exercise to identify a core set of criteria for selecting health related outcome measures (HROM) to be used in primary health care
Promoting the collection and use of health related outcome measures (HROM) in daily practice has long been a goal for improving and assessing the effectiveness of care provided to patients. However, there has ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Pasqualina Santaguida, Lisa Dolovich, Doug Oliver, Larkin Lamarche, Anne Gilsing, Lauren E. Griffith, Julie Richardson, Dee Mangin, Monika Kastner and Parminder Raina Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A qualitative study of professional stakeholders ’ perceptions about the implementation of a stepped care pain platform for people experiencing chronic widespread pain
Chronic widespread pain (CWP) is a major public health problem. Many people experiencing CWP experience mental health problems such as anxiety or depression. Complete relief of skeletal and body pain symptoms ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - September 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Judith Gellatly, Gosia Pelikan, Paul Wilson, Kate Woodward-Nutt, Michael Spence, Anthony Jones and Karina Lovell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Responses to a GP survey: current controversies in diet and cardiovascular disease
When advising patients on diet and health, the general practitioner (GP) makes judgements based on the evidence available. Since current evidence on diet and cardiovascular disease is conflicted and confusing,... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bruce A. Griffin and John A. A. Nichols Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient experiences of a lifestyle program for metabolic syndrome offered in family medicine clinics: a mixed methods study
Patient perspectives on new programs to manage metabolic syndrome (MetS) are critical to evaluate for possible implementation in the primary healthcare system. Participants ’ perspectives were sought for the Ca... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jennifer Klein, Paula Brauer, Dawna Royall, Maya Israeloff-Smith, Doug Klein, Angelo Tremblay, Rupinder Dhaliwal, Caroline Rheaume, David M. Mutch and Khursheed Jeejeebhoy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term impact of evidence-based quality improvement for facilitating medical home implementation on primary care health professional morale
Poor morale among primary care providers (PCPs) and staff can undermine the success of patient-centered care models such as the patient-centered medical home that rely on highly coordinated inter-professional ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lisa S. Meredith, Benjamin Batorsky, Matthew Cefalu, Jill E. Darling, Susan E. Stockdale, Elizabeth M. Yano and Lisa V. Rubenstein Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diabetes mellitus and hyperglycemia control on the risk of colorectal adenomatous polyps: a retrospective cohort study
This study is to determine if diabetes mellitus (DM), its treatment, and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) level are associated with increased risk of ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Katarzyna Budzynska, Daniel Passerman, Denise White-Perkins, Della A. Rees, Jinping Xu, Lois Lamerato and Susan Schooley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Odds of talking to healthcare providers as the initial source of healthcare information: updated cross-sectional results from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
People use a variety of means to find health information, including searching the Internet, seeking print sources, and talking to healthcare providers, family members, and friends. Doctors are considered the m... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christine M. Swoboda, Joseph M. Van Hulle, Ann Scheck McAlearney and Timothy R. Huerta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Designing a framework for primary health care research in Canada: a scoping literature review
Despite significant investments to improve primary health care (PHC) delivery in Canada, provincial health care systems remain fragmented and uncoordinated. Canada ’s commitment to strengthening PHC should be d... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Stephanie Montesanti, Ardene Robinson-Vollman and Lee A. Green Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cancer screening inequities in a time of primary care reform: a population-based longitudinal study in Ontario, Canada
Primary care has been reformed in recent years in Ontario, Canada, with a move away from traditional fee-for-service to enhanced fee-for-service and capitation-based models. It is unclear how new models have a... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Aisha K. Lofters, Amy Mark, Monica Taljaard, Michael E. Green, Richard H. Glazier and Simone Dahrouge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of administrative information on visit rate of frequent attenders in primary health care: ten-year follow-up study
Frequent attenders (FAs) use a disproportionately large share of the resources of general practitioners (GPs) working in primary healthcare centres. The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of FAs ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anne K. Santalahti, Tero J. Vahlberg, Sinikka H. Luutonen and P äivi T. Rautava Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of an instrument for the assessment of patient-centred care among patients with multimorbidity in the primary care setting: the 36-item patient-centred primary care instrument
Validated instruments are needed to assess the delivery of patient-centred care (PCC) to patients with multimorbidity in the primary care setting. Eight dimensions of PCC have been identified: respect for pati... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jane Murray Cramm and Anna Petra Nieboer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors related to intentional non-initiation of bisphosphonate treatment in patients with a high fracture risk in primary care: a qualitative study
This study aimed to... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - August 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Karin M. A. Swart, Myrthe van Vilsteren, Wesley van Hout, Esther Draak, Babette C. van der Zwaard, Henriette E. van der Horst, Jacqueline G. Hugtenburg and Petra J. M. Elders Tags: Research article Source Type: research