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Partial adoption of 'minimal core curriculum' in undergraduate teaching of family medicine: A cross-sectional study among Central and South-Eastern European medical schools.
CONCLUSION: Despite familiarity with EURACT's MCC among medical schools in the former Yugoslavia region, significant variation in curricula content exists, and no curriculum covered all MCC themes. PMID: 29730960 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - May 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Delayed diagnosis of a case of Zenker's diverticulum. What may happen when a family physician does not visit his family physician.
CONCLUSION: This case demonstrates once more the importance of history taking and follow-up in medical care. Attentive listening by a family physician could have probably prevented the delay of service in this case. PMID: 29726737 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - May 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

The promise of eHealth for primary care: opportunities for service delivery, patient-doctor communication, self-management, shared decision making and research.
Authors: Stoffers J PMID: 29577773 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - March 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Being in control of Parkinson's disease: A qualitative study of community-dwelling patients' coping with changes in care.
CONCLUSION: Community-dwelling PD patients seem to be able to cope with the care changes they face. Offering education to facilitate their anticipation and initiation of changes in care and their ability to act independently, can contribute to patients' wellbeing. GPs can play a role in this. PMID: 29569501 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - March 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Previous antibiotic exposure and antibiotic resistance of commensal Staphylococcus aureus in Spanish primary care.
CONCLUSION: Although no causal inference is possible, an association was observed between previous antibiotic dispensation and isolation of resistant organisms in community-dwelling individuals, mainly between packages of penicillin and penicillin-resistant staphylococci. PMID: 29542385 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - March 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

More counselling for end-of-life decisions by GPs with own advance directives: A postal survey among German general practitioners.
CONCLUSION: The study confirmed that nearly all German GPs surveyed provide counselling on ADs. Physicians with ADs counsel more frequently than those without such documents. PMID: 29547013 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - March 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Challenges for clinical practice and research in family medicine in reducing the risk of chronic diseases. Notes on the EGPRN Spring Conference 2017 in Riga.
Authors: Silina V, Kalda R Abstract Chronic diseases in most cases belong to the category of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which are the main cause of mortality globally. Cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer are the four NCDs responsible for 82% of NCD deaths. Prevention of NCDs implies health promotion activities that encourage healthy lifestyle and limit the initial onset of chronic diseases. Prevention also includes early detection activities, such as screening at-risk populations, as well as strategies for appropriate management of existing diseases and related...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - February 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Quaternary prevention: reviewing the concept.
CONCLUSION: In this new proposal, quaternary prevention is defined as an 'action taken to protect individuals (persons/patients) from medical interventions that are likely to cause more harm than good.' PMID: 29384397 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Cross-sectional multicentre study on the cohort of all the French junior lecturers in general practice.
CONCLUSION: During the fellowship, the balancing, and even the reinforcement, of healthcare and research contributions were accompanied by a significant investment in educational provision. PMID: 29364002 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - January 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Identified mental disorders in older adults in primary care: A cross-sectional database study.
CONCLUSIONS: Examining mental disorders among older adults using data derived from EMRs is feasible. Mental disorders are common among older adults attending primary care and this study demonstrates the utility of electronic medical records in epidemiological studies of large populations in primary care. PMID: 29353511 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - January 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Facilitators and barriers in the diagnostic process of vulvovaginal complaints (vulvodynia) in general practice: a qualitative study.
CONCLUSIONS: To improve the care for women with PVD, attitude and skills of GPs regarding taking a sexual history and performing a vulvovaginal examination should be addressed, as well as GPs' coping strategies regarding their professional uncertainty. PMID: 29359605 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - January 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Erratum.
Authors: PMID: 29271677 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

How primary care reforms influenced health indicators in Manisa district in Turkey: Lessons for general practitioners.
CONCLUSION: Primary care services should be reorganized and integrated with public health services. PMID: 29243549 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Development, dissemination, and applications of a new terminological resource, the Q-Code taxonomy for professional aspects of general practice/family medicine.
Conclusions: The rapidly growing list of practical applications provides face-validity for the usefulness of this freely available new terminological resource. PMID: 29243572 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Series: Practical guidance to qualitative research. Part 4: Trustworthiness and publishing.
Authors: Korstjens I, Moser A Abstract In the course of our supervisory work over the years we have noticed that qualitative research tends to evoke a lot of questions and worries, so-called frequently asked questions (FAQs). This series of four articles intends to provide novice researchers with practical guidance for conducting high-quality qualitative research in primary care. By 'novice' we mean Master's students and junior researchers, as well as experienced quantitative researchers who are engaging in qualitative research for the first time. This series addresses their questions and provides researchers, read...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Series: Practical guidance to qualitative research. Part 3: Sampling, data collection and analysis.
Authors: Moser A, Korstjens I Abstract In the course of our supervisory work over the years, we have noticed that qualitative research tends to evoke a lot of questions and worries, so-called frequently asked questions (FAQs). This series of four articles intends to provide novice researchers with practical guidance for conducting high-quality qualitative research in primary care. By 'novice' we mean Master's students and junior researchers, as well as experienced quantitative researchers who are engaging in qualitative research for the first time. This series addresses their questions and provides researchers, rea...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Series: Practical guidance to qualitative research. Part 2: Context, research questions and designs.
Authors: Korstjens I, Moser A Abstract In the course of our supervisory work over the years, we have noticed that qualitative research tends to evoke a lot of questions and worries, so-called frequently asked questions (FAQs). This series of four articles intends to provide novice researchers with practical guidance for conducting high-quality qualitative research in primary care. By 'novice' we mean Master's students and junior researchers, as well as experienced quantitative researchers who are engaging in qualitative research for the first time. This series addresses their questions and provides researchers, rea...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Series: Practical guidance to qualitative research. Part 1: Introduction.
Authors: Moser A, Korstjens I Abstract In the course of our supervisory work over the years, we have noticed that qualitative research tends to evoke a lot of questions and worries, so-called Frequently Asked Questions. This journal series of four articles intends to provide novice researchers with practical guidance for conducting high-quality qualitative research in primary care. By 'novice' we mean Master's students and junior researchers, as well as experienced quantitative researchers who are engaging in qualitative research for the first time. This series addresses their questions and provides researchers, re...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - December 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

The acceptability and effectiveness of a questionnaire for the identification of risk factors for HIV and hepatitis B and C: An observational study in general practice.
CONCLUSION: The questionnaire proved acceptable and effective in identifying risk factors for HIV, HBV and HCV in general practice. PMID: 29172800 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

The new European guideline on cardiovascular disease prevention; how to make progress in general practice?
Authors: Marchal S, Van't Hof AWJ, Hollander M Abstract The new guideline on cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, issued by the European Society of Cardiology was endorsed by 10 other societies, including Wonca Europe. It advices on how to reduce the cardiovascular (CV) risk in the population and attributes an important role to the general practitioner (GP). The GP is involved in treatment of the high-risk population as well as in public health measures to encourage a healthy lifestyle and CV risk factor reduction in the whole population. The new guideline gives room for a personalized approach and emphasizes t...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Cardiovascular disease patients have increased risk for comorbidity: A cross-sectional study in the Netherlands.
CONCLUSION: One out of every four patients suffered from at least one CVD. Having one CVD increased the risk of another, co-occurring CVD and a higher number of other chronic diseases. PMID: 29168400 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Main messages for primary care from the 2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice.
Authors: Piepoli MF, Hoes AW, Brotons C, Hobbs RFD, Corra U, Task Force for the 2016 guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice Abstract In 2016, a new version of the European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Prevention was released, representing a partnership between the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and nine European societies, including Wonca-Europe. The ESC guidelines underscore the importance of a lifetime approach to cardiovascular (CV) risk since both CV risk and prevention are dynamic and continuous as ...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

How do Swiss general practitioners agree with and report adhering to a top-five list of unnecessary tests and treatments? Results of a cross-sectional survey.
Authors: Selby K, Cornuz J, Cohidon C, Gaspoz JM, Senn N Abstract BACKGROUND: In 2014, the 'Smarter Medicine' campaign released a top five list of unnecessary tests and treatments in Swiss primary care, such as imaging for acute low-back pain and long-term prescribing of proton pump inhibitors. OBJECTIVES: Measure general practitioners' (GPs) agreement with the recommendations and self-reported adherence. METHODS: Cross-sectional, online survey of GPs in the 'Swiss primary care active monitoring' (SPAM) network, which assessed awareness of 'Smarter Medicine' and views on each recommendation. Questions inclu...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Primary healthcare policy implementation in the Eastern Mediterranean region: Experiences of six countries.
CONCLUSION: Priorities were (i) advocacy for community-based PHC to policymakers, including the importance of coordination of healthcare at the community level, and UHC to respond to the needs of populations; (ii) collaboration with universities to include PHC as a core component of every medical curriculum; (iii) collaboration with communities to improve public understanding of PHC; (iv) engagement with the private sector to focus on PHC and UHC. PMID: 29168411 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Knowledge, competencies and attitudes regarding external post-mortem physical examination: A survey among German post-graduate trainees in general practice.
CONCLUSION: We found an important uncertainty in GP post-graduate trainees regarding their EPME knowledge and competencies. PMID: 29168414 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Chronic heart failure management in primary healthcare in Poland: Results of a nationwide cross-sectional study.
Authors: Wizner B, Fedyk-Łukasik M, Opolski G, Zdrojewski T, Windak A, Czech M, Dubiel JS, Marchel M, Rewiuk K, Rywik T, Korewicki J, Grodzicki T Abstract BACKGROUND: Organizational and educational activities in primary care in Poland have been introduced to improve the chronic heart failure (CHF) management. OBJECTIVES: To assess the use of diagnostic procedures, pharmacotherapy and referrals of CHF in primary care in Poland. METHODS: The cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2013, involving 390 primary care centres randomly selected from a national database. Trained nurses contacted primary care physic...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Expectations, concerns, and needs of patients who start drugs for chronic conditions. A prospective observational study among community pharmacies in Serbia.
CONCLUSION: Safety issues are a major focus of patients' prescribed new medicines for long-term treatment. PMID: 29164957 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

From religious to existential issues: the implications for GPs.
Authors: Olsman E, Willems DL PMID: 29157045 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Towards an overarching model for electronic medical-record systems, including problem-oriented, goal-oriented, and other approaches.
Authors: Tange H, Nagykaldi Z, De Maeseneer J Abstract There is no consensus among health professionals on how to structure medical records to serve clinical decision-making. Three approaches co-exist (source-oriented, problem-oriented, goal-oriented), each suiting a different subset of patients. In primary care, the problem-oriented approach is dominant, but for patients with multiple conditions (multimorbidity) the goal-oriented approach seems more appropriate. There is a need to combine different approaches in one medical-record system. In this article, we explain some misconceptions about 'problems' and 'goals'...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - November 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

The seven deadly sins writers of academic papers should avoid.
Authors: Švab I PMID: 29043877 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - October 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Screening of older patients for atrial fibrillation in general practice: Current evidence and its implications for future practice.
CONCLUSIONS: It was determined that improved detection and diagnosis of AF, combined with appropriate anticoagulation strategies, will be crucial for improving stroke prevention and reducing its associated social and economic costs. PMID: 29034749 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN)Abstracts from the EGPRN conference in Riga, Latvia, 11?14 May 2017. Theme: 'Reducing the risk of chronic diseases in general practice/family medicine'.
Authors: PMID: 29022405 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - October 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Impact of practice, provider and patient characteristics on delivering screening and brief advice for heavy drinking in primary healthcare: Secondary analyses of data from the ODHIN five-country cluster randomized factorial trial.
CONCLUSIONS: Training primary healthcare providers diminishes the negative impacts that some practice, provider and patient characteristics have on the likelihood of patients being screened and advised. Trial registration ClinicalTrials.gov. Trial identifier: NCT01501552. PMID: 29022763 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - October 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Agenda.
Authors: PMID: 28937291 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - September 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Patients with psychological ICPC codes in primary care; a case-control study investigating the decade before presenting with problems.
CONCLUSION: This study demonstrates that possible indications of psychological problems can be identified in EMR. Many EMR parameters of patients presenting with psychological problems were different compared with patients who did not. PMID: 28914563 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - September 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Reducing overdiagnosis in primary care is needed.
Authors: Llor C PMID: 28914565 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - September 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Reliability and validity of the script concordance test for postgraduate students of general practice.
Authors: Subra J, Chicoulaa B, Stillmunkès A, Mesthé P, Oustric S, Rougé Bugat ME Abstract BACKGROUND: The script concordance test (SCT) is a validated method of examining students' clinical reasoning. Medical students' professional skills are assessed during their postgraduate years as they study for a specialist qualification in general practice. However, no specific provision is made for assessing their clinical reasoning during their postgraduate study. OBJECTIVE: The aim was to demonstrate the reliability and validity of the SCT in general practice and to determine if this tool could b...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - August 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Development of the EMAP tool facilitating existential communication between general practitioners and cancer patients.
CONCLUSION: This study resulted in a question tool that can serve as inspiration and help GPs when communicating with cancer patients about existential problems and resources. This tool may qualify GPs' assessment of existential distress, increase the patient's existential well-being and help deepen the GP-patient relationship. PMID: 28799437 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - August 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Prevention in the elderly: A necessary priority for general practitioners.
Authors: Lionis C, Midlöv P Abstract Prevention is viewed as a key issue for general practice, yet there is a lack of evidence regarding general practitioners' interventions in both middle-aged and elderly people. This is despite the fact that recommendations and key indicators for monitoring the use of clinical preventive strategies aimed at these groups are available and that both the World Health Organization and European Commission endorse the importance of interventions for healthy and active ageing. This paper draws on two keynote presentations given at the 2015 autumn meeting of the European General Pra...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - August 3, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Management of dental patients receiving antiplatelet therapy or chronic oral anticoagulation: A review of the latest evidence.
Authors: Dézsi CA, Dézsi BB, Dézsi AD Abstract The perioperative management of patients treated with antithrombotic medications who undergo surgical procedures represents a common clinical problem. Dental interventions are usually associated with a low risk of bleeding; however, the dental implications of new antithrombotic agents are not yet fully understood. The present review is based on the latest evidence and recommendations published on the periprocedural management of dental patients treated with single or dual antiplatelet therapy, vitamin K antagonists, or direct oral anticoagulants fo...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - July 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Even if they are not aware of it, general practitioners improve well-being in their adolescent patients.
CONCLUSIONS: Consulting a GP generates increased well-being among adolescents, especially for those experiencing difficulties. GPs tend to underestimate the positive impact they may have. Further studies are needed to explore if this benefit is permanent over time. PMID: 28714758 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Delayed antibiotic prescription for upper respiratory tract infections in children under primary care: Physicians' views.
CONCLUSIONS: Most physicians, especially those with fewer years of practice, had a positive attitude towards delayed antibiotic prescription. Several factors influence the views of the physicians-from perceptions of parents to larger structural elements and years of experience. PMID: 28714782 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Primary healthcare for refugees: The Ponton experience.
Authors: Zurmati AK, De Sutter A, Decat P PMID: 28665148 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - July 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Cognitive screening tools for primary care settings: examining the 'Test Your Memory' and 'General Practitioner assessment of Cognition' tools in a rural aging population in Greece.
CONCLUSION: The TYM and GPCog instruments appear to be suitable for routine use in the primary care setting as tools for cognitive impairment risk detection in elderly rural populations. PMID: 28604128 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - June 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Associations of smoking with cardiometabolic profile and renal function in a Romanian population-based sample from the PREDATORR cross-sectional study.
Authors: Popa SG, Moţa M, Mihălţan FD, Popa A, Munteanu I, Moţa E, Serafinceanu C, Guja C, Hâncu N, Catrinoiu D, Lichiardopol R, Bala C, Mihai B, Radulian G, Roman G, Timar R Abstract BACKGROUND: The impact of smoking on morbidity is well known, but in Romania, limited data are available regarding the smoking prevalence and relationship with cardiometabolic profile and kidney function. OBJECTIVES: To assess the association of smoking with cardiometabolic traits and kidney function, in a Romanian population-based sample from the PREDATORR study. METHODS: PREDATORR was an epidemiological cross-secti...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - June 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Experiences of hospital-based multidisciplinary team meetings in oncology: An interview study among participating general practitioners.
CONCLUSION: GPs perceive attendance of the MDT meeting as an integral part of their job. Suggestions are made to enhance the efficiency of the meetings. PMID: 28554220 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - June 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN)Abstracts from the EGPRN meeting in Leipzig, Germany, 12-16 October 2016. Theme: 'General practice/family medicine in a changing world'.
Authors: PMID: 28497712 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - May 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Telemonitoring in-home complex chronic patients from primary care in routine clinical practice: Impact on healthcare resources use.
Authors: Martín-Lesende I, Orruño E, Mateos M, Recalde E, Asua J, Reviriego E, Bayón JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent evidence indicates that home telemonitoring of chronic patients reduces the use of healthcare resources. However, further studies exploring this issue are needed in primary care. OBJECTIVES: To assess the impact of a primary care-based home telemonitoring intervention for highly unstable chronic patients on the use of healthcare resources. METHODS: A one-year follow-up before and after exploratory study, without control group, was conducted. Housebound patients with heart ...
Source: European Journal of General Practice - April 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Antibiotic treatment failure when consulting patients with respiratory tract infections in general practice. A qualitative study to explore Danish general practitioners' perspectives.
CONCLUSION: These findings suggest a possible communication gap between doctors and patients, partly due to a narrow medical definition of ATF. Studies describing patients' views are still missing. General practitioners' experiences and views on antibiotic treatment failure in acute respiratory infections or its effects on the doctor-patient relationship have not been studied previously. PMID: 28394180 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - April 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research

Factors associated with professional satisfaction in primary care: Results from EUprimecare project.
CONCLUSION: Elements related to the structure of primary care are associated with professional satisfaction. At the individual level, years of experience seems to be associated with higher professional satisfaction. PMID: 28394192 [PubMed - in process] (Source: European Journal of General Practice)
Source: European Journal of General Practice - April 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Eur J Gen Pract Source Type: research