Perception of quality health care delivery under capitation payment: a cross-sectional survey of health insurance subscribers and providers in Ghana
Ghana introduced capitation payment method in 2012 but was faced with resistance for its perceived poor quality of care. This paper assesses National Health Insurance Scheme subscribers and care providers ’ per... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - March 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Francis-Xavier Andoh-Adjei, Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Felix Ankomah Asante, Ernst Spaan and Koos van der Velden Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disentangling the effect of illness perceptions on health status in people with type 2 diabetes after an acute coronary event
Chronically ill patients such as people with type 2 diabetes develop perceptions of their illness, which will influence their coping behaviour. Perceptions are formed once a health threat has been recognised. ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - March 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rimke Cathelijne Vos, Marise Jeannine Kasteleyn, Monique Johanna Heijmans, Elke de Leeuw, Fran çois Georges Schellevis, Mieke Rijken and Guy Emile Rutten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How well do general practitioners know their elderly patients ’ social relations and feelings of loneliness?
Social relationships are important to people and affect their quality of life, morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to examine the correlation between elderly patients ’ descriptions of their soci... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Tina Drud Due, H åkon Sandholdt, Volkert Dirk Siersma and Frans Boch Waldorff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence, aetiologies and prognosis of the symptom dizziness in primary care – a systematic review
Dizziness is a common reason for consulting a general practitioner and there is a broad range of possible underlying aetiologies. There are few evidence-based data about prevalence, aetiology and prognosis in ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Stefan B ösner, Sonja Schwarm, Paula Grevenrath, Laura Schmidt, Kaja Hörner, Dominik Beidatsch, Milena Bergmann, Annika Viniol, Annette Becker and Jörg Haasenritter Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions about screening for prostate cancer using genetic lifetime risk assessment: a qualitative study
Most health authorities do not recommend screening for prostate cancer with PSA tests in asymptomatic patients who are not at increased risk. However, opportunistic screening for prostate cancer is still wante... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Pia Kirkegaard, Adrian Edwards, Trine Laura Overgaard Nielsen, Torben Falck Ørntoft, Karina Dalsgaard Sørensen, Michael Borre and Flemming Bro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The increasing importance of a continence nurse specialist to improve outcomes and save costs of urinary incontinence care: an analysis of future policy scenarios
In an ageing population, it is inevitable to improve the management of care for community-dwelling elderly with incontinence. A previous study showed that implementation of the Optimum Continence Service Speci... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Margreet G Franken, Isaac Corro Ramos, Jeanine Los and Maiwenn J Al Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is problem alcohol use being detected and treated in Irish general practice?
The pattern of alcohol consumption in Ireland has serious societal and health consequences. General practice is well placed to screen for problem alcohol use and to carry out brief interventions. The aims of t... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Andrew O ’Regan, Walter Cullen, Louise Hickey, David Meagher and Ailish Hannigan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The use of public performance reporting by general practitioners: a study of perceptions and referral behaviours
Public performance reporting (PPR) of hospital data aims to improve quality of care in hospitals and to inform consumer choice. In Australia, general practitioners (GPs) are gatekeepers to secondary care with ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Khic-Houy Prang, Rachel Canaway, Marie Bismark, David Dunt and Margaret Kelaher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical effectiveness of care managers in collaborative care for patients with depression in Swedish primary health care: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial
Depression is one of the leading causes of disability and affects 10-15% of the population. The majority of people with depressive symptoms seek care and are treated in primary care. Evidence internationally f... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Cecilia Bj örkelund, Irene Svenningsson, Dominique Hange, Camilla Udo, Eva-Lisa Petersson, Nashmil Ariai, Shabnam Nejati, Catrin Wessman, Carl Wikberg, Malin André, Lars Wallin and Jeanette Westman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Coping better with health problems after a visit to the family physician: associations with patients and physicians characteristics
Good patient experience is recognized as an important component of a strong primary care system. Among the dimensions related to experience in family medicine, the ability to cope better with health problems i... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christine Cohidon, Pascal Wild and Nicolas Senn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Enhancing delivery of osteoarthritis care in the general practice consultation: evaluation of a behaviour change intervention
Professionally-focussed behaviour change intervention (BCI) workshops were utilised in the Management of OsteoArthritis in Consultations (MOSAICS) trial investigating the feasibility of implementing the Nation... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mark Porcheret, Chris Main, Peter Croft and Krysia Dziedzic Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What gives rise to clinician gut feeling, its influence on management decisions and its prognostic value for children with RTI in primary care: a prospective cohort study
The objectives were to identify 1) the clinician and child characteristics associated with; 2) clinical management decisions following from, and; 3) the prognostic value of; a clinician ’s ‘gut feeling somethin... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sophie Turnbull, Patricia J. Lucas, Niamh M. Redmond, Hannah Christensen, Hannah Thornton, Christie Cabral, Peter S. Blair, Brendan C. Delaney, Matthew Thompson, Paul Little, Tim J. Peters and Alastair D. Hay Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The perceived impact of family physicians on the district health system in South Africa: a cross-sectional survey
Evidence from first world contexts support the notion that strong primary health care teams contain family physicians (FPs). African leaders are looking for evidence from their own context. The roles and scope... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Klaus B. von Pressentin, Robert J. Mash, Laurel Baldwin-Ragaven, Roelf Petrus Gerhardus Botha, Indiran Govender, Wilhelm Johannes Steinberg and Tonya M. Esterhuizen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ experiences of living with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS): a qualitative study
Patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) are common in primary care, and pose a communicative and therapeutic challenge to GPs. Although much has been written about GPs ’ frustration and difficulties ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Agnieszka Sowi ńska and Sławomir Czachowski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Al Kharj diabetic patients ’ perception about diabetes mellitus using revised-illness perception questionnaire (IPQ-R)
Illness perception questionnaires for various medical conditions have become more useful in recent years. However, very few have addressed this issue for Type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Sameer Al-Ghamdi, Gulfam Ahmad, Ali Hassan Ali, Nasraddin Bahakim, Salman Alomran, Waleed Alhowikan, Salman Almutairi, Tariq Basalem and Faisal Aljuaid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

General practitioner contributions to achieving sustained healthcare for offenders: a qualitative study
Offenders frequently have substantial healthcare needs and, like many other socially marginalised groups, often receive healthcare in inverse proportion to their needs. Improved continuity of healthcare over t... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Cath Quinn, Katie Denman, Philippa Smithson, Christabel Owens, Rod Sheaff, John Campbell, Ian Porter, Jill Annison and Richard Byng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with the use of dietary supplements and over-the-counter medications in Japanese elderly patients
The use of dietary supplements and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs is increasing, and there is adequate concern about potential harmful effects. However, there are limited reports on the concurrent use of nonpres... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Shoichi Masumoto, Mikiya Sato, Takami Maeno, Yumiko Ichinohe and Tetsuhiro Maeno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Mini-International Neuropsychiatric Interview is useful and well accepted as part of the clinical assessment for depression and anxiety in primary care: a mixed-methods study
Psychiatric complaints are common among primary care patients, with depression and anxiety being the most frequent. Diagnosis of anxiety and depression can be difficult, potentially leading to over- as well as... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Agneta Pettersson, Sonja Modin, Rolf Wahlstr öm, Sandra af Winklerfelt Hammarberg and Ingvar Krakau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing predictors of intention to prescribe sick leave among primary care physicians using the theory of planned behaviour
Providing sickness certification is a decision that primary care physicians make on a daily basis. The majority of sickness certification studies in the literature involve a general assessment of physician or ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Yogarabindranath Swarna Nantha, Lei Hum Wee and Caryn Mei-Hsien Chan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying enablers and barriers to individually tailored prescribing: a survey of healthcare professionals in the UK
Many people now take multiple medications on a long-term basis to manage health conditions. Optimising the benefit of such polypharmacy requires tailoring of medicines use to the needs and circumstances of ind... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Joanne Reeve, Nicky Britten, Richard Byng, Jo Fleming, Janet Heaton and Janet Krska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of primary care clinician beliefs and perceived organizational facilitators on the delivery of preventive care to individuals with mental illnesses
Although many studies have documented patient-, clinician-, and organizational barriers/facilitators of primary care among people with mental illnesses, few have examined whether these factors predict actual r... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bobbi Jo H. Yarborough, Scott P. Stumbo, Nancy A. Perrin, Ginger C. Hanson, John Muench and Carla A. Green Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors associated with low patient satisfaction in out-of-hours primary care in Denmark - a population-based cross-sectional study
Low patient satisfaction with the quality of out-of-hours primary care (OOH-PC) has been linked with several individual and organizational factors. However, findings have been ambiguous and may not apply to th... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mette Tranberg, Peter Vedsted, Bodil Hammer Bech, Morten Bondo Christensen, S øren Birkeland and Grete Moth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interprofessional collaboration in nursing homes (interprof): development and piloting of measures to improve interprofessional collaboration and communication: a qualitative multicentre study
Given both the increase of nursing home residents forecast and challenges of current interprofessional interactions, we developed and tested measures to improve collaboration and communication between nurses a... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Christiane A. M üller, Nina Fleischmann, Christoph Cavazzini, Susanne Heim, Svenja Seide, Christina Geister, Britta Tetzlaff, Andreas Hoell, Jochen Werle, Siegfried Weyerer, Martin Scherer and Eva Hummers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Promoting sustainability in quality improvement: an evaluation of a web-based continuing education program in blood pressure measurement
The accuracy of blood pressure measurement is variable in office-based settings. Even when staff training programs are effective, knowledge and skills decay over time, supporting the need for ongoing staff tra... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lauren Block, Sarah J. Flynn, Lisa A. Cooper, Caroline Lentz, Tammie Hull, Katherine B. Dietz and Romsai T. Boonyasai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Substitution of care for chronic heart failure from the hospital to the general practice: patients ’ perspectives
Shifting care from the secondary to the primary system may present an opportunity to ensure that the increasing number of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) receive high-quality care while containing co... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: J. A. Wildeboer, A. R. T. van de Ven and D. de Boer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parental reassurance concerning a feverish child: determinant factors in rural general practice
Acute fever is the most common pediatric condition encountered in general practice and a source of parental concern that can result in inappropriate behavior. The main objective of this study was to describe a... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anthony Chapron, Marc Brochard, Chlo é Rousseau, Anne-Charlotte Rousseau, Martine Brujean, Laure Fiquet and Virginie Gandemer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review of chronic disease management interventions in primary care
Primary and community care are key settings for the effective management of long term conditions. We aimed to evaluate the pattern of health outcomes in chronic disease management interventions for adults with... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Rebecca Reynolds, Sarah Dennis, Iqbal Hasan, Jan Slewa, Winnie Chen, David Tian, Sangeetha Bobba and Nicholas Zwar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influence of mental health and alcohol or other drug use risk on adolescent reported care received in primary care settings
To describe patterns of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use risk and adolescent reported primary care (PC) screening and intervention, and examine associations of AOD risk and mental health with reported care rec... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lisa S. Meredith, Brett A. Ewing, Bradley D. Stein, William G. Shadel, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Layla Parast and Elizabeth J. D ’Amico Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A conceptual model of treatment burden and patient capacity in stroke
Treatment burden is the workload of healthcare experienced by those with long-term conditions and the impact that this has on well-being. Treatment burden can negatively impact on quality of life and adherence... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Katie I. Gallacher, Carl R. May, Peter Langhorne and Frances S. Mair Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Support needs of patients with obesity in primary care: a practice-list survey
UK guidelines recommend that patients with obesity in primary care receive opportunistic weight loss advice from health care professionals, but there is a lack of research into the characteristics and existing... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Elizabeth H. Evans, Kirby Sainsbury, Dominika Kwasnicka, Alex Bolster, Vera Araujo-Soares and Falko F. Sniehotta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Key attributes of patient centered medical homes associated with patient activation of diabetes patients
Approximately 24 million Americans are living with diabetes. Patient activation among individuals with diabetes is critical to successful diabetes management. The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model hol... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lori A. Bilello, Allyson Hall, Jeffrey Harman, Christopher Scuderi, Nipa Shah, Jon C. Mills and Shenae Samuels Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optional part-time and longer GP training modules in GP practices associated with more trainees becoming GPs – a cohort study in Switzerland
Switzerland, like many other countries, has a shortage of General Practitioners (GPs). Optional GP training modules in GP practices were offered during the at least 5-year GP training program to increase stude... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Lara Studerus, Regina Ahrens, Christian H äuptle, Adrian Goeldlin and Sven Streit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-perceived barriers and facilitators to the implementation of a medication review in primary care: a qualitative thematic analysis
Although polypharmacy can cause adverse health outcomes, patients often know little about their medication. A regularly conducted medication review (MR) can help provide an overview of a patient ’s medication, ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mirella Carolin Uhl, Christiane Muth, Ferdinand Michael Gerlach, Goentje-Gesine Schoch and Beate Sigrid M üller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative study on older primary care patients ’ perspectives on depression and its treatments - potential barriers to and opportunities for managing depression
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in old age and is associated with various negative health consequences for the affected individual. Studies suggest that patients ’ views on depression have... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anne Stark, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz, Janine Stein, Wolfgang Maier, Kathrin Heser, Siegfried Weyerer, Jochen Werle, Birgitt Wiese, Silke Mamone, Hans-Helmut K önig, Jens-Oliver Bock, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller and Martin Scherer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of an integrated care program on glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia: an interventional parallel-group controlled study
Long intervals between patient visits and limited time with patients can result in clinical inertia and suboptimal achievement of treatment goals. These obstacles can be improved with a multidisciplinary care ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ayla M. Tourkmani, Osama Abdelhay, Hesham I. Alkhashan, Aboud F. Alaboud, Ahmed Bakhit, Tarek Elsaid, Ahmed Alawad, Aljohara Alobaikan, Hala Alqahtani, Abdulaziz Alqahtani, Adel Mishriky, Abdulaziz bin Rsheed and Turki J. Alharbi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes of the perceived quality of care for older patients with hypertension by community health centers in shanghai
This study aimed to investigate changes of older adult hyperten... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Haitao Li, Xiaolin Wei and Martin C. S. Wong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical drug trials in general practice: how well are external validity issues reported?
When reading a report of a clinical trial, it should be possible to judge whether the results are relevant for your patients. Issues affecting the external validity or generalizability of a trial should theref... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Anja Maria Br ænd, Jørund Straand and Atle Klovning Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Primary care multidisciplinary teams in practice: a qualitative study
Current recommendations for strengthening the US healthcare system consider restructuring primary care into multidisciplinary teams as vital to improving quality and efficiency. Yet, approaches to the selectio... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Brandi Leach, Perri Morgan, Justine Strand de Oliveira, Sharon Hull, Truls Østbye and Christine Everett Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preschool children in out-of-hours primary care – a questionnaire-based cross-sectional study of factors related to the medical relevance of health problems
Out-of-hours primary care (OOH-PC) is intended to provide medical care services for health problems that cannot wait until normal office hours. Children under five years of age represent about 19% of all OOH-P... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Grete Moth, Linda Huibers, Astrid Ovesen, Morten Bondo Christensen and Peter Vedsted Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Who is on the primary care team? Professionals ’ perceptions of the conceptualization of teams and the underlying factors: a mixed-methods study
Due to the growing prevalence of elderly patients with multi-morbidity living at home, there is an increasing need for primary care professionals from different disciplinary backgrounds to collaborate as prima... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Kirti D. Doekhie, Martina Buljac-Samardzic, Mathilde M. H. Strating and Jaap Paauwe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How general practitioners perceive and assess self-care in patients with multiple chronic conditions: a qualitative study
It is not known how general practitioners (GPs) perceive the concept of self-care and how they assess self-care ability in patients with multiple chronic conditions. As a part of the strategy to improve the ca... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Mads Aage Toft Kristensen, Bibi H ølge-Hazelton, Frans Boch Waldorff and Ann Dorrit Guassora Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An overview of systematic reviews on the collaboration between physicians and nurses and the impact on patient outcomes: what can we learn in primary care?
Primary care needs to be strengthened in order to address the many societal challenges. Group practices in primary care foster collaboration with other health care providers, which encourages care co-ordinatio... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Evi Matthys, Roy Remmen and Peter Van Bogaert Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Missed opportunities for improving practice performance in adult immunizations: a meta-narrative review of the literature
We sought to characterize how the term “missed opportunities” is reported in the literature in the context of immunization rates and to assess how missed opportunities can be operationalized. (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Natalia Loskutova, Craig Smail, Brian Webster, Kemi Ajayi, Julie Wood and Jennifer Carroll Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing and improving organizational readiness to implement substance use disorder treatment in primary care: findings from the SUMMIT study
Millions of people with substance use disorders (SUDs) need, but do not receive, treatment. Delivering SUD treatment in primary care settings could increase access to treatment because most people visit their ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Allison J. Ober, Katherine E. Watkins, Sarah B. Hunter, Brett Ewing, Karen Lamp, Mimi Lind, Kirsten Becker, Keith Heinzerling, Karen C. Osilla, Allison L. Diamant and Claude M. Setodji Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of a primary care nursing-led dietary intervention for prediabetes: a mixed methods pilot study
We examined the implementation and feasibility of a 6-month multilevel primary care nurse-led prediabetes lifestyle intervention compared w... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Kirsten J. Coppell, Sally L. Abel, Trish Freer, Andrew Gray, Kiri Sharp, Joanna K. Norton, Terrie Spedding, Lillian Ward and Lisa C. Whitehead Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Frequent attenders in late life in primary care: a systematic review of European studies
High utilization of health care services is a costly phenomenon commonly observed in primary care practices. However, while frequent attendance in primary care has been broadly studied across age groups, aspec... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Franziska D. Welzel, Janine Stein, Andr é Hajek, Hans-Helmut König and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Partner notification and partner treatment for chlamydia: attitude and practice of general practitioners in the Netherlands; a landscape analysis
Chlamydia prevalence remains high despite scaling-up control efforts. Transmission is not effectively interrupted without partner notification (PN) and (timely) partner treatment (PT). In the Netherlands, the ... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Ingrid V. F. van den Broek, G é A. Donker, Karin Hek, Jan E. A. M. van Bergen, Birgit H. B. van Benthem and Hannelore M. Götz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Which strategies might improve local primary healthcare in Germany? An explorative study from a local government point of view
Facing rising inequities and poorer accessibility of physicians in rural areas, new healthcare delivery structures are being considered to support local healthcare in German communities. To better understand p... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Bertolt Kuhn, Kim-Sarah Kleij, Sebastian Liersch, Jost Steinh äuser and Volker Amelung Tags: Research article Source Type: research

At the dawn of delegation? Experiences and attitudes of general practitioners in Germany – a questionnaire survey
In the future, ‘delegation’ as task shifting from general practitioners (GPs) to non-physicians will be important in primary care. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the attitudes towards the con... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Katja Goetz, Anna Kornitzky, Janis Mahnkopf and Jost Steinh äuser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How to choose the most appropriate cognitive test to evaluate cognitive complaints in primary care
Despite the wealth of research devoted to the performance of individual cognitive tests for diagnosing cognitive impairment (including mild cognitive impairment and dementia), it can be difficult for general p... (Source: BMC Family Practice)
Source: BMC Family Practice - December 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Jolien Janssen, Paula S. Koekkoek, Eric P. Moll van Charante, L. Jaap Kappelle, Geert Jan Biessels and Guy E. H. M. Rutten Tags: Research article Source Type: research