The capacity to work puzzle: a qualitative study of physicians ’ assessments for patients with common mental disorders
Entitlement to sickness benefits is a legal process requiring health-related reduced work capacity confirmed by a physician via a sickness certificate. However, there is a knowledge gap concerning physicians ’ ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Monica Bertilsson, Silje Maeland, Jesper L öve, Gunnar Ahlborg Jr, Erik L. Werner and Gunnel Hensing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions of shared care among survivors of colorectal cancer from non-English-speaking and English-speaking backgrounds: a qualitative study
Colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors experience difficulty navigating complex care pathways. Sharing care between GPs and specialist services has been proposed to improve health outcomes in cancer survivors follo... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lawrence Tan, Gisselle Gallego, Thi Thao Cam Nguyen, Les Bokey and Jennifer Reath Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interpersonal continuity of primary care of veterans with diabetes: a cohort study using electronic health record data
Continuity of care is a cornerstone of primary care and is important for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes. The study objective was to examine patient, provider and contextual factors associated ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christine M. Everett, Perri Morgan, Valerie A. Smith, Sandra Woolson, David Edelman, Cristina C. Hendrix, Theodore Berkowitz, Brandolyn White and George L. Jackson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Endometrial sampling in low-risk patients with abnormal uterine bleeding: a systematic review and meta-synthesis
One million women per year seek medical advice for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in the United Kingdom. Many low-risk patients who could be managed exclusively in primary care are referred to hospital based ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Brenda F. Narice, Brigitte Delaney and Jon M. Dickson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes in prescribed medicines in older patients with multimorbidity and polypharmacy in general practice
Treatment complexity rises in line with the number of drugs, single doses, and administration methods, thereby threatening patient adherence. Patients with multimorbidity often need flexible, individualised tr... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Fiona von Buedingen, Marc S. Hammer, Andreas D. Meid, Walter E. M üller, Ferdinand M. Gerlach and Christiane Muth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mental well-being and job satisfaction among general practitioners: a nationwide cross-sectional survey in Denmark
Poor mental well-being and low job satisfaction among physicians can have significant negative implications for the physicians and their patients and may also reduce the cost efficiency in health care. Mental ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Karen Busk N ørøxe, Anette Fischer Pedersen, Flemming Bro and Peter Vedsted Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What can family medicine providers learn about concussion non-disclosure from former collegiate athletes?
Despite the risks, concussion symptoms often go underreported by athletes, leading to delayed or forgone treatment and increased potential for concussion recurrence. One of the most serious long-term consequen... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Elizabeth A. Beverly, Todd R. Fredricks, Andrew Leubitz, Benjamin R. Oldach, Daniel Kana, Michael D. Grant, Jonathon Whipps and Emily H. Guseman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coding of medically unexplained symptoms and somatoform disorders by general practitioners – an exploratory focus group study
Medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and somatoform disorders are common in general practices, but there is evidence that general practitioners (GPs) rarely use these codes. Assuming that correct classificatio... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: N. J. Pohontsch, T. Zimmermann, C. Jonas, M. Lehmann, B. L öwe and M. Scherer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Drugs, distrust and dialogue –a focus group study with Swedish GPs on discharge summary use in primary care
Discharge summary with medication report effectively counteracts drug-related problems due to insufficient information transfer in care transitions. The benefits of the discharge summary may be lost if it is n... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Gabriella Caleres, Eva Lena Strandberg, Åsa Bondesson, Patrik Midlöv and Sara Modig Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of standardized nursing care plans to achieve A1C, blood pressure, and LDL-C goals among people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus at baseline: four-year follow-up study
No studies that have measured the role of nursing care plans in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus. Our objectives were firstly, to evaluate the effectiveness of implementing Standardized... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: J. C árdenas-Valladolid, A. López-de Andrés, R. Jiménez-García, M. J. de Dios-Duarte, P. Gómez-Campelo, C. de Burgos-Lunar, F. J. San Andrés-Rebollo, J. C. Abánades-Herranz and M. A. Salinero-Fort Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A protocol for a cluster randomized trial comparing strategies for translating self-management support into primary care practices
Advanced primary care models emphasize patient-centered care, including self-management support (SMS), but the effective use of SMS for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) remains a challenge. Interactive beh... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: W. Perry Dickinson, L. Miriam Dickinson, Bonnie T. Jortberg, Danielle M. Hessler, Douglas H. Fernald and Lawrence Fisher Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Targeted prevention in primary care aimed at lifestyle-related diseases: a study protocol for a non-randomised pilot study
The consequences of lifestyle-related disease represent a major burden for the individual as well as for society at large. Individual preventive health checks to the general population have been suggested as a... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lars Bruun Larsen, Anders Larrabee Sonderlund, Jens Sondergaard, Janus Laust Thomsen, Anders Halling, Niels Christian Hvidt, Elisabeth Assing Hvidt, Troels M ønsted, Line Bjornskov Pedersen, Ewa M. Roos, Pia Vivian Pedersen and Trine Thilsing Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Translation and validation of the PACIC+ questionnaire: the Thai version
The number of patients with chronic illness is increasing worldwide. These patients usually receive care from a primary care facility. The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) is a tool that is i... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Daniel Zeugfang, Anawat Wisetborisut, Chaisiri Angkurawaranon, Apinun Aramrattana, Michel Wensing, Joachim Szecsenyi and Katja Krug Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors contributing to patient safety incidents in primary care: a descriptive analysis of patient safety incidents in a French study using CADYA (categorization of errors in primary care)
Patient safety incidents (PSIs) frequently occur in primary care and are often considered to be preventable. Better knowledge of factors contributing to PSIs is required to build safer care. The aim of this wo... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: M. Chaneliere, D. Koehler, T. Morlan, J. Berra, C. Colin, I. Dupie and P. Michel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How well do public sector primary care providers function as medical generalists in Cape Town: a descriptive survey
Effective primary health care requires a workforce of competent medical generalists. In South Africa nurses are the main primary care providers, supported by doctors. Medical generalists should practice person... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Renaldo Christoffels and Bob Mash Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of the patient assessment on chronic illness care (PACIC) questionnaire: the Malay version
Majority of patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, receive care at primary care setting. Efforts have been made to restructure diabetes care in the Malaysian primary care setting in accordance with ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Suraya Abdul-Razak, Anis Safura Ramli, Siti Fatimah Badlishah-Sham and Jamaiyah Haniff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of a prescription review and prescriber feedback system on prescribing practices in primary care clinics: a cluster randomised trial
To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured prescription review and prescriber feedback program in reducing prescribing errors in government primary care clinics within an administrative region in Malaysia. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Wei Yin Lim, Amar Singh HSS, Li Meng Ng, Selva Rani John Jasudass, Sondi Sararaks, Paranthaman Vengadasalam, Lina Hashim and Ranjit Kaur Praim Singh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Novel oral anticoagulants in primary care in patients with atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional comparison before and after their introduction
Novel oral anticoagulation (NOAC) has been introduced in recent years, but data on use in atrial fibrillation (AF) in primary care setting is scarce. In Germany, General Practitioners are free to choose type o... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Simon Schwill, Katja Krug, Frank Peters-Klimm, Jan van Lieshout, Gunter Laux, Joachim Szecsenyi and Michel Wensing Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Polypharmacy in older patients with chronic diseases: a cross-sectional analysis of factors associated with excessive polypharmacy
Polypharmacy is common in older people and associated with potential harms. The aim of this study was to analyse the characteristics of an older multimorbid population with polypharmacy and to identify factors... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anja Rieckert, Ulrike S. Trampisch, Renate Klaa ßen-Mielke, Eva Drewelow, Aneez Esmail, Tim Johansson, Sophie Keller, Ilkka Kunnamo, Christin Löffler, Joonas Mäkinen, Giuliano Piccoliori, Anna Vögele and Andreas Sönnichsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Challenges in providing maternity care in remote areas and islands for primary care physicians in Japan: a qualitative study
Maintaining a maternity care system is one of the biggest issues in Japan due to the decreasing number of obstetricians, especially in remote areas and islands. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ayako Shibata, Makoto Kaneko and Machiko Inoue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How should we implement collaborative care for older people with depression? A qualitative study using normalisation process theory within the CASPER plus trial
Depression in older people may have a prevalence as high as 20%, and is associated with physical co-morbidities, loss, and loneliness. It is associated with poorer health outcomes and reduced quality of life, ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anna Kathryn Taylor, Simon Gilbody, Katharine Bosanquet, Karen Overend, Della Bailey, Deborah Foster, Helen Lewis and Carolyn Anne Chew-Graham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using a modified nominal group technique to develop general practice
There are few areas of health care where sufficient research-based evidence exists and primary health care is no exception. In the absence of such evidence, the development of assisted support must be based on... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Elisabeth S øndergaard, Ruth K. Ertmann, Susanne Reventlow and Kirsten Lykke Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Challenges in supporting lay carers of patients at the end of life: results from focus group discussions with primary healthcare providers
Family caregivers (FCGs) of patients at the end of life (EoL) cared for at home receive support from professional and non-professional care providers. Healthcare providers in general practice play an important... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Katja Krug, Ren é Alexander Ballhausen, Regine Bölter, Peter Engeser, Michel Wensing, Joachim Szecsenyi and Frank Peters-Klimm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ experiences of motivation, change, and challenges in group treatment for insomnia in primary care: a focus group study
The majority of patients who seek help for insomnia do so in primary health care. Nurse-led group treatment in primary care based on cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) can lead to improvements i... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christina Sandlund, Kimberly Kane, Mirjam Ekstedt and Jeanette Westman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reduction of inappropriate medication in older populations by electronic decision support (the PRIMA-eDS study): a qualitative study of practical implementation in primary care
Within the EU-funded project PRIMA-eDS (Polypharmacy in chronic diseases: Reduction of Inappropriate Medication and Adverse drug events in older populations by electronic Decision Support) an electronic decision ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anja Rieckert, Christina Sommerauer, Anja Krumeich and Andreas S önnichsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Formative evaluation and adaptation of pre-and early implementation of diabetes shared medical appointments to maximize sustainability and adoption
Understanding the many factors that influence implementation of new programs, in addition to their success or failure, is extraordinarily complex. This qualitative study examines the implementation and adaptat... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christine P. Kowalski, Miranda Veeser and Michele Heisler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Expanding the role of clinical pharmacists on interdisciplinary primary care teams for chronic pain and opioid management
Facilitating appropriate and safe prescribing of opioid medications for chronic pain management in primary care is a pressing public health concern. Interdisciplinary team-based models of primary care are expl... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Karleen F. Giannitrapani, Peter A. Glassman, Derek Vang, Jeremiah C. McKelvey, R. Thomas Day, Steven K. Dobscha and Karl A. Lorenz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multimorbidity patterns with K-means nonhierarchical cluster analysis
The purpose of this study was to ascertain multimorbidity patterns using a non-hierarchical cluster analysis in adult primary patients with multimorbidity attended in primary care centers in Catalonia. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - July 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Concepci ón Violán, Albert Roso-Llorach, Quintí Foguet-Boreu, Marina Guisado-Clavero, Mariona Pons-Vigués, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera and Jose M. Valderas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Colorectal cancer and screening awareness and sources of information in the Hungarian population
This study aims to survey the level of awareness of colorectal cancer and screening and to identify sources of information among the population under investigation. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: No émi Gede, Diána Reményi Kiss and István Kiss Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient safety and safety culture in primary health care: a systematic review
Patient safety in primary care is an emerging field of research with a growing evidence base in western countries but little has been explored in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC) including the Sult... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Muna Habib AL. Lawati, Sarah Dennis, Stephanie D. Short and Nadia Noor Abdulhadi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of an evidence-based brief ‘talking’ intervention for non-responders to bowel screening for use in primary care: stakeholder interviews
Bowel cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death worldwide. Bowel screening has been shown to reduce mortality and primary care interventions have been successful in increasing uptake of screening. ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Debbie Cavers, Natalia Calanzani, Sheina Orbell, Gabriele Vojt, Robert J. C. Steele, Linda Brownlee, Steve Smith, Julietta Patnick, David Weller and Christine Campbell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimising treatment in opioid dependency in primary care: results from a national key stakeholder and expert focus group in Ireland
Treatment for opioid dependence in Ireland is provided predominantly by general practitioners (GP) who have undergone additional training in opioid agonist treatment (OAT) and substance misuse. The National Me... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Marie Claire Van Hout, Des Crowley, Aoife McBride and Ide Delargy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of shared decision-making followed by positive reinforcement on physical disability in the long-term follow-up of patients with nonspecific low back pain in primary care: a clustered randomised controlled trial
Although the recovery of patients suffering from low back pain is highly context dependent, patient preferences about treatment options are seldom incorporated into the therapeutic plan. Shared decision-making... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ari ëtte R. J. Sanders, Jozien M. Bensing, Tessa Magnée, Peter Verhaak and Niek J. de Wit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of the Evidence Based Medicine Questionnaire (EBMQ) to assess doctors ’ knowledge, practice and barriers regarding the implementation of evidence-based medicine in primary care
Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) integrates best available evidence from literature and patients ’ values, which then informs clinical decision making. However, there is a lack of validated instruments to assess t... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ranita Hisham, Chirk Jenn Ng, Su May Liew, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Yook Chin Chia, Ee Ming Khoo, Nik Sherina Hanafi, Sajaratulnisah Othman, Ping Yein Lee, Khatijah Lim Abdullah and Karuthan Chinna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Canadian family physician job satisfaction - is it changing in an evolving practice environment? An analysis of the 2013 National Physician Survey database
To explore the determinants of job satisfaction and work-life balance satisfaction of family physicians in Canada. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jana Malhotra, Eric Wong and Amardeep Thind Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors contributing to the recognition of anxiety and depression in general practice
Adequate recognition of anxiety and depression by general practitioners (GPs) can be improved. Research on factors that are associated with recognition is limited and shows mixed results. The aim of this study... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Henny Sinnema, Berend Terluin, Dani ëlle Volker, Michel Wensing and Anton van Balkom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Do general practice patients with and without appointment differ? Cross-sectional study
Even in practices with a comprehensive appointment system a minority of patients walks in without prior notice, sometimes causing problems for practice service quality. We aimed to explore differences between ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bernhard Riedl, Simon Kehrer, Christoph U. Werner, Antonius Schneider and Klaus Linde Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Five A ’s counseling in weight management of obese patients in primary care: a cluster-randomized controlled trial (INTERACT)
Obesity is one of the most prevalent health problems in western societies. However, it seems not effectively managed in the healthcare system at present. Originating from smoking cessation a tool called the 5A... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Franziska D. Welzel, Janine Stein, Alexander Pabst, Melanie Luppa, Anette Kersting, Matthias Bl üher, Claudia Luck-Sikorski, Hans-Helmut König and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Diabetes care providers ’ opinions and working methods after four years of experience with a diabetes patient web portal; a survey among health care providers in general practices and an outpatient clinic
To gain insight into the opinions and working methods of diabetes care providers after using a diabetes web portal for 4 years in order to understand the role of the provider in patients ’ web portal use. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Maaike C. M. Ronda, Lioe-Ting Dijkhorst-Oei, Rimke C. Vos and Guy E. H. M. Rutten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Small-scale implementation with pragmatic process evaluation: a model developed in primary health care
Research often fails to impose substantial shifts in clinical practice. Evidence-based health care requires implementation of documented interventions, with implementation research as a science-informed strate... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Kirsti Malterud, Aase Aamland and Kristina Riis Iden Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Risk of opioid misuse in chronic non-cancer pain in primary care patients - a cross sectional study
Efforts to improve treatment of pain using opioids have to adequately take into account their therapeutic shortcomings which involve addictiveness. While there are no signs of an “opioid epidemic” in Germany s... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Johannes Maximilian Just, Linda Bingener, Markus Bleckwenn, Rieke Schnakenberg and Klaus Weckbecker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development, modelling, and pilot testing of a complex intervention to support end-of-life care provided by Danish general practitioners
Most patients in end-of-life with life-threatening diseases prefer to be cared for and die at home. Nevertheless, the majority die in hospitals. GPs have a pivotal role in providing end-of-life care at patient... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anna Kirstine Winthereik, Mette Asbjoern Neergaard, Anders Bonde Jensen and Peter Vedsted Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient satisfaction with primary healthcare services: are there any links with patients ’ symptoms of anxiety and depression?
The aim of our study was to determine the association of anxiety and depression symptoms, as well as the main socio-demographic factors, with patients ’ satisfaction with primary healthcare services. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rima Kavalnien ė, Aušra Deksnyte, Vytautas Kasiulevičius, Virginijus Šapoka, Ramūnas Aranauskas and Lukas Aranauskas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing new care models: learning from the Greater Manchester demonstrator pilot experience
Current health policy focuses on improving accessibility, increasing integration and shifting resources from hospitals to community and primary care. Initiatives aimed at achieving these policy aims have suppo... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rebecca Elvey, Simon Bailey, Kath Checkland, Anne McBride, Stephen Parkin, Katy Rothwell and Damian Hodgson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Management of patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms: a descriptive study
In 2013 the Dutch guideline for management of medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) was published. The aim of this study is to assess medical care for patients with persistent MUS as recorded in their electroni... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Kate Sitnikova, Rinske Pret-Oskam, Sandra M. A. Dijkstra-Kersten, Stephanie S. Leone, Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Henri ëtte E. van der Horst and Johannes C. van der Wouden Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using the CollaboraKTion framework to report on primary care practice recruitment and data collection: costs and successes in a cross-sectional practice-based survey in British Columbia, Ontario, and Nova Scotia, Canada
Across Canada and internationally we have poor infrastructure to regularly collect survey data from primary care practices to supplement data from chart audits and physician billings. The purpose of this work ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sabrina T. Wong, William Hogg, Fred Burge, Sharon Johnston, Ilisha French and Stephanie Blackman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Views of family physicians on heterosexual sexual function in older adults
Sexual functioning among older adults has received little attention in research and clinical practice, although it is an integral part of old age. As older adults tend to consume health services and to visit f... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Inbar Levkovich, Ateret Gewirtz-Meydan, Khaled Karkabi and Liat Ayalon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of a new lifetime-cardiovascular-risk display on patients ’ motivation to participate in shared decision-making
This study investigated the effects of three different risk displays used in a cardiovascular risk calculator on patients ’ motivation for shared decision-making (SDM). We compared a newly developed time-to-eve... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Nikita Roman A. Jegan, Sarah Anna K ürwitz, Lena Kathrin Kramer, Monika Heinzel-Gutenbrunner, Charles Christian Adarkwah, Uwe Popert and Norbert Donner-Banzhoff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of pain and its associated factors among the oldest-olds in different care settings – results of the AgeQualiDe study
The prevalence of pain is very common in the oldest age group. Managing pain successfully is a key topic in primary care, especially within the ageing population. Different care settings might have an impact o... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Tina Mallon, Annette Ernst, Christian Brettschneider, Hans-Helmut K önig, Tobias Luck, Susanne Röhr, Siegfried Weyerer, Jochen Werle, Edelgard Mösch, Dagmar Weeg, Angela Fuchs, Michael Pentzek, Luca Kleineidam, Kathrin Heser, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Wolf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

‘The big buzz’: a qualitative study of how safe care is perceived, understood and improved in general practice
Exploring frontline staff perceptions of patient safety is important, because they largely determine how improvement interventions are understood and implemented. However, research evidence in this area is ver... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - June 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Carl de Wet, Paul Bowie and Catherine O ’Donnell Tags: Research article Source Type: research