Summary: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Publications353 found, 100 shown here
- Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of careSunil Kripalani
Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
JAMA 297:831-41. 2007..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
- Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of timePeter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007..Previous reports of the reasons why practitioners decline opportunities for research participation have tended to recount the barriers that they describe as if they are objective accounts...
- Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matterBruce Guthrie
Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
- Availability of primary care doctors and population health in England: is there an association?Martin C Gulliford
Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SEI 3QD
J Public Health Med 24:252-4. 2002..This paper reports an ecological analysis that evaluated whether population health was associated with general practitioner (GP) supply in England...
- The feminization of the medical work force, implications for Scottish primary care: a survey of Scottish general practitionersBrian McKinstry
Community Health Sciences GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 6:56. 2006..However, there is very little information on the actual hours worked by men and women general practitioners or on the types of work they are undertaking...
- Screening and intervention for intimate partner abuse: practices and attitudes of primary care physiciansM A Rodriguez
The Pacific Center for Violence Prevention, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
JAMA 282:468-74. 1999..Although practice guidelines encouraging the screening of patients for intimate partner abuse have been available for several years, it is unclear how well and in which circumstances physicians adhere to them...
- Spousal perspectives on factors influencing recruitment and retention of rural family physiciansErin Mayo
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
Can J Rural Med 11:271-6. 2006..This study describes the factors that both directly and indirectly influence spousal contentment and explores how these factors contribute toward recruitment and retention of physicians to rural practice locations...
- Health care reform and job satisfaction of primary health care physicians in LithuaniaIlona Buciuniene
International School of Management, Kaunas, Lithuania
BMC Fam Pract 6:10. 2005..The aim of this research paper is to study job satisfaction of physicians and general practitioners at primary health care institutions during the health care reform in Lithuania...
- Contribution of primary care to health systems and healthBarbara Starfield
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
- Physician, practice, and patient characteristics related to primary care physician physical and mental health: results from the Physician Worklife StudyEric S Williams
Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0225, USA
Health Serv Res 37:121-43. 2002..To study the impact that physician, practice, and patient characteristics have on physician stress, satisfaction, mental, and physical health...
- Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmissionCarl van Walraven
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
- Knowledge and attitudes of family physicians coming to COPD continuing medical educationBarbara P Yawn
Olmsted Medical Center, Research Department, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:311-7. 2008..This survey explores the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge related to COPD recognition, diagnosis, and treatment from family physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) working in primary care.
- Using multiple sources of knowledge to reach clinical understanding of chronic fatigue syndromeCarolyn A Chew-Graham
School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Ann Fam Med 6:340-8. 2008..Current policy in the United Kingdom recommends management in primary care. We explored how patients with CFS/ME and family physicians understand this condition and how their understanding might affect the primary care consultation.
- Participation in screening for colorectal cancer based on a faecal occult blood test is improved by endorsement by the primary care practitionerS R Cole
Department of Medicine, Flinders University and Bowel Health Service, Repatriation General Hospital Daw Park, South Australia
J Med Screen 9:147-52. 2002..To investigate the influence of general practitioner (GP) endorsement on participation in screening for colorectal cancer based on a faecal occult blood test (FOBT)...
- Measuring patients' trust in their primary care providersMark A Hall
Wake Forest University, USA
Med Care Res Rev 59:293-318. 2002..Correlations are equivalent with lack of disputes, length of relationship, and number of visits [corrected]...
- Biomedicine, holism and general medical practice: responses to the 2004 General Practitioner contractKath Checkland
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester
Sociol Health Illn 30:788-803. 2008..We discuss how this disconnection between rhetoric and reality can be maintained, and consider its implications for the future development of GPs' claims to a professional identity...
- Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic reviewJ John Mann
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
- Views of general practitioners and benzodiazepine users on benzodiazepines: a qualitative analysisJannette M Parr
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
Soc Sci Med 62:1237-49. 2006..Lifestyle change could receive greater focus at all stages of treatment...
- Using cognitive behavioural therapy in practice: qualitative study of family physicians' experiencesEllen Wiebe
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Can Fam Physician 51:992-3. 2005To investigate whether family physicians thought they could use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in their practices, and if so, how, and to discover what the barriers to implementation might be.
- Communication patterns of primary care physicians in the United States and the NetherlandsJozien M Bensing
NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care JMB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Gen Intern Med 18:335-42. 2003..While international comparisons of medical practice have noted differences in length of visit, few studies have addressed the dynamics of visit exchange...
- Do physician remuneration schemes matter? The case of Canadian family physiciansRose Anne Devlin
Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
J Health Econ 27:1168-81. 2008..the 2004 Canadian National Physician Survey, we analyze the number of patient visits per week provided by family physicians in alternative forms of remuneration schemes...
- Urinary incontinence in Canada. National survey of family physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practicesJ Graham Swanson
Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
Can Fam Physician 48:86-92. 2002To determine current knowledge, attitudes, and management of urinary incontinence among family physicians in Canada.
- Barriers in recognising, diagnosing and managing depressive and anxiety disorders as experienced by Family Physicians; a focus group studyEric van Rijswijk
Department of Family Medicine, University Medical Centre St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Nederlands
BMC Fam Pract 10:52. 2009..Perhaps these programs do not match with the problems experienced in family practice. This study aims to systematically explore how FPs perceive recognition, diagnosis and management of depressive and anxiety disorders...
- Specialist training of Slovene family physiciansMateja Bulc
Health Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Eur J Gen Pract 12:128-32. 2006..This article describes the legal process of introducing new forms of specialist training in Slovenia, and its content...
- Why do general practitioners decline training to improve management of medically unexplained symptoms?Peter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
J Gen Intern Med 22:565-71. 2007..Several reports indicate that GPs have negative attitudes about patients with MUS. If these attitudes deter participation in training or other methods to improve communication, practitioners who most need help will not receive it...
- Too many referrals of low-risk women for BRCA1/2 genetic services by family physiciansDella Brown White
Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room B1B54G, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2980-6. 2008..objective of this study was to examine whether patient characteristics influence the referral decisions of family physicians when a patient requests BRCA1/2 genetic testing...
- Barriers to the use of anticoagulation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a representative survey of Australian family physiciansMelina Gattellari
Stroke 39:227-30. 2008Anticoagulation reduces the risk of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation yet remains underused. We explored barriers to the use of anticoagulants among Australian family physicians.
- Stress, burnout, and strategies for reducing them: what's the situation among Canadian family physicians?F Joseph Lee
Centre for Family Medicine, 25 Joseph St, Kitchener, ON N2G 4X6
Can Fam Physician 54:234-5. 2008To ascertain Canadian family physicians' levels of stress and burnout and the strategies they use to reduce these problems.
- Family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's diseasePerla Werner
Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
Aging Clin Exp Res 19:356-63. 2007To assess family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's disease, and their relation to knowledge about symptoms of the disease.
- Why don't men seek help? Family physicians' perspectives on help-seeking behavior in menF Tudiver
Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse 13210, USA
J Fam Pract 48:47-52. 1999..The purpose of this study was to report the family physician's perspective on why men do not access the health care system for medical problems...
- Addressing spiritual concerns of patients: family physicians' attitudes and practicesM R Ellis
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, 65212, USA
J Fam Pract 48:105-9. 1999Our goals were to assess family physicians' spiritual well-being, identify their perceived barriers to discussing spiritual issues with patients, and determine how often they have these discussions.
- Family physicians and dementia in Canada: Part 1. Clinical practice guidelines: awareness, attitudes, and opinionsNicholas J G Pimlott
Women s College Hospital, 60 Grosvenor St, Toronto, ON M5S 1B6, Canada
Can Fam Physician 55:506-7.e1-5. 2009To assess Canadian family physicians' awareness of, attitudes toward, and use of the 1999 Canadian Consensus Conference on Dementia (CCCD) clinical practice guidelines (CPGs); to explore the barriers and enablers to implementing dementia ..
- Respect from specialists: concerns of family physiciansDonna Manca
Can Fam Physician 54:1434-5, 1435.e1-5. 2008..To explore potential solutions to the challenge of gaining more respect for FPs from other specialists...
- Balint groups as a means to increase job satisfaction and prevent burnout among general practitionersDorte Kjeldmand
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section for Health Services Research, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Ann Fam Med 6:138-45. 2008..One approach might be Balint group participation. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' experience of participating in Balint groups and its influence on their work life...
- Conversant or clueless? Chlamydia-related knowledge and practice of general practitioners in Western AustraliaMeredith J Temple-Smith
Primary Care Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 9:17. 2008..The survey aimed to raise GPs' awareness of chlamydia in preparation for the campaign and to establish a baseline measure of their chlamydia-related knowledge and practices...
- A qualitative study of GPs' views of treating obesityLaura Epstein
Limehouse General Practice, London
Br J Gen Pract 55:750-4. 2005..Due to the increased prevalence of obesity GPs now have a key role in managing obese patients...
- Family physicians' perspectives regarding palliative radiotherapyRajiv S Samant
Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
Radiother Oncol 78:101-6. 2006To assess family physicians' views on common indications for palliative radiotherapy and to determine whether this influences patient referral.
- When do patients and their physicians agree on diabetes treatment goals and strategies, and what difference does it make?Michele Heisler
Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:893-902. 2003..However, this hypothesis has not been tested in actual encounters of patients with their own physicians...
- 'Justifiable depression': how primary care professionals and patients view late-life depression? A qualitative studyHeather Burroughs
Division of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Academic Unit, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5NP, UK
Fam Pract 23:369-77. 2006..Depression is the commonest mental health problem in elderly people and continues to be underdiagnosed and undertreated...
- Serum antibodies against circulating influenza strains among vaccinated and unvaccinated general practitioners during two consecutive years (2002-2003)Barbara Michiels
Centre for General Practice, University of Antwerp Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk Antwerpen, Belgium
Vaccine 24:3145-52. 2006..Besides vaccination, the (high) basic antibody titre before vaccination and working in a child and family preventive medicine unit were predicting a protective antibody level in GPs...
- Developing the content of two behavioural interventions: using theory-based interventions to promote GP management of upper respiratory tract infection without prescribing antibiotics #1Susan Hrisos
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:11. 2008..The purpose of this study was to design two theoretically-based interventions to promote the management of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) without prescribing antibiotics...
- The new generation of family physicians--career motivation, life goals and work-life balanceBarbara Buddeberg-Fischer
Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 138:305-12. 2008The present study aimed to investigate the differences between future family physicians, and physicians aspiring to other medical specialities, in terms of sociodemographic factors and variables concerning personality factors, career ..
- Nonresponse bias and cost-effectiveness in a Norwegian survey of family physiciansOyvind A Bjertnaes
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
Eval Health Prof 31:65-80. 2008Low response rates are a common problem in surveys of family physicians leading to uncertainty about the validity of results...
- Family physicians' knowledge and screening of chronic hepatitis and liver cancerJeanne M Ferrante
Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
Fam Med 40:345-51. 2008..In addition, little is known about family physicians' knowledge and practices regarding chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection or monitoring for ..
- The effect of feedback to general practitioners on quality of care for people with type 2 diabetes. A systematic review of the literatureTrine Lignell Guldberg
Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
BMC Fam Pract 10:30. 2009..Our goal was to assess the effect of feedback to general practitioners (GPs) on the quality of care for PT2D based on the available literature...
- Diabetes related knowledge, attitude and practices of family physicians in PakistanA S Shera
Diabetic Association of Pakistan and WHO Collaborating Centre, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 52:465-70. 2002To assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) towards diabetes of Family Physicians (FPs) working in urban and rural areas of Pakistan.
- Assessment of family physicians' performance using patient charts: interrater reliability and concordance with chart-stimulated recall interviewFrançois Goulet
Collège des médecins du Québec, Montreal
Eval Health Prof 30:376-92. 2007..During the period from January 2001 to November 2004, 25 family physicians in active practice were randomly selected from a pool of about 300...
- How much do family physicians involve pregnant women in decisions about prenatal screening for Down syndrome?Susie Gagnon
Centre de recherche du CHUQ CRSFA, Quebec, Canada
Prenat Diagn 30:115-21. 2010To assess the extent to which family physicians (FPs) involve women in decisions about prenatal screening for Down syndrome.
- Health practices of Canadian physiciansErica Frank
Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Population and Public Health and Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Can Fam Physician 55:810-811.e7. 2009..To study the health and health practices of Canadian physicians, which can often influence patient health...
- Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personalityPaul Duberstein
Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007..There is considerable interest in the influences on patients' ratings of physicians...
- Primary care provider attitudes are associated with smoking cessation counseling and referralLisa S Meredith
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
Med Care 43:929-34. 2005..Most primary care providers (PCPs) endorse the importance of smoking cessation, but counseling rates are low. We evaluated the consistency of PCP's attitudes toward smoking cessation counseling and corresponding smoking-cessation behaviors...
- Family physicians' practices and attitudes regarding care of extremely obese patientsJeanne M Ferrante
Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1710-6. 2009..This study assessed family physicians' practices and attitudes regarding care of extremely obese patients and factors associated with them...
- Overweight and obesity: knowledge, attitudes, and practices of general practitioners in franceAurélie Bocquier
Southeastern France Regional Center for Disease control, Marseilles, France
Obes Res 13:787-95. 2005..To describe the current knowledge, attitudes, and practices of French general practitioners (GPs) in the field of adult overweight and obesity management...
- Attitudes about human papillomavirus vaccine among family physiciansJ M Riedesel
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 18:391-8. 2005..The objectives of this study were to examine family physicians' attitudes about HPV immunization and to identify predictors of intention to recommend immunization.
- Exploring family physicians' reactions to multisource feedback: perceptions of credibility and usefulnessJoan Sargeant
Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Clinical Research Centre, Halifax, Canada
Med Educ 39:497-504. 2005..This small qualitative study undertook preliminary exploration of physicians' reactions to MSF, and perceptions influencing these and the acceptance and use of their feedback...
- Heart failure in primary care: qualitative study of current management and perceived obstacles to evidence-based diagnosis and management by general practitionersKamlesh Khunti
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
Eur J Heart Fail 4:771-7. 2002..Despite the evidence that appropriate treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors can improve morbidity, primary care studies show that patients with heart failure are incorrectly diagnosed and inadequately treated...
- Family history and colorectal cancer screening: a survey of physician knowledge and practice patternsPaul C Schroy
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 97:1031-6. 2002..The objectives of this study were to assess and compare the current knowledge and practice patterns of gastroenterologists and primary care physicians regarding familial risk of CRC...
- The evolution of the general practice workforce in Australia, 1991-2003Janice Charles
AIHW GP Statistics and Classification Unit, University of Sydney, Acacia House, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, NSW 2145
Med J Aust 181:85-90. 2004..To examine changes between 1991 and 2003 in the characteristics of active recognised general practitioners in Australia...
- Barriers to the provision of genetic services by primary care physicians: a systematic review of the literatureSandy Suther
Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4243, USA
Genet Med 5:70-6. 2003..The purpose of this literature review is to report primary care physicians' perceived barriers concerning the provision of genetic services...
- Reproducibility and reliability of the ankle-brachial index as assessed by vascular experts, family physicians and nursesTim Holland-Letz
Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
Vasc Med 12:105-12. 2007..90). Errors for two repeated measurements for all three observer groups did not differ (experts 8.5%, family physicians 7.7%, and nurses 7.5%, p = 0.39). There was no relevant bias among observer groups...
- Primary care clinicians treat patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trialRobert C Smith
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:671-7. 2006..There is no proven primary care treatment for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). We hypothesized that a long-term, multidimensional intervention by primary care providers would improve MUS patients' mental health...
- Income inequality, primary care, and health indicatorsL Shi
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
J Fam Pract 48:275-84. 1999....
- Confidence of academic general internists and family physicians to teach ambulatory proceduresG C Wickstrom
Department of Medicine, Summa Health System Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:353-60. 2000..To evaluate and compare the readiness of academic general internal medicine physicians and academic family medicine physicians to perform and teach 13 common ambulatory procedures...
- An intervention modelling experiment to change GPs' intentions to implement evidence-based practice: using theory-based interventions to promote GP management of upper respiratory tract infection without prescribing antibiotics #2Susan Hrisos
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:10. 2008....
- Prevention and health promotion in clinical practice: the views of general practitioners in EuropeCarlos Brotons
Sardenya Primary Care Center, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
Prev Med 40:595-601. 2005....
- Family physician self-efficacy with screening for inherited cancer riskRobert Gramling
Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
Ann Fam Med 2:130-2. 2004..Little has been done to investigate the physician factors likely to mediate this behavior. We investigated family physicians' beliefs about screening their patients for inherited cancer risk, measuring their perceptions of self-..
- Children's first dental visit: attitudes and practices of US pediatricans and family physiciansAmid I Ismail
Detroit Center for Research on Oral Health Disparities, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
Pediatr Dent 25:425-30. 2003The aim of the present study was to survey the recommendations and practices regarding the first dental visit by young children, as reported by family physicians and pediatricians in the United States.
- The future of primary care medicineMichael E Whitcomb
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
N Engl J Med 351:710-2. 2004
- The 45 year old health check - feasibility and impact on practices and patient behaviourCheryl Amoroso
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
Aust Fam Physician 38:358-62. 2009..The 45 year old health check (MBS item 717) for patients aged 45-49 years was introduced in 2006. This study evaluated its impact on preventive care and patient reported risk factors...
- A primary care home for Americans: putting the house in orderKevin Grumbach
San Francisco General Hospital, Ward 83, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
JAMA 288:889-93. 2002..Fundamental redesign is needed to improve access to and quality of care while easing physicians' workload without causing major increases in health care costs...
- Physician perceptions of primary prevention: qualitative base for the conceptual shaping of a practice intervention toolAmy L Mirand
Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
BMC Public Health 2:16. 2002..The characterization will provide the conceptual framework for the development of a practice tool to facilitate routine delivery of primary preventive care...
- Use of an E-mail curbside consultation service by family physiciansG R Bergus
Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
J Fam Pract 47:357-60. 1998..We created an electronic mail (E-mail) service for curbside consultations between family physicians and other health care specialists at an academic medical center.
- Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalistsS Z Pantilat
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0903, USA
Am J Med 111:15S-20S. 2001..We conducted a mailed survey of 4,155 physician members of the California Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists...
- Introduction of the patient-list system in general practice. Changes in Norwegian physicians' perception of their gatekeeper roleBenedicte Carlsen
Programme for Health Economics in Bergen, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
Scand J Prim Health Care 21:209-13. 2003..To explore whether the patient-list system, recently introduced in general practice, has influenced general practitioners' (GPs') self-perception as gatekeepers...
- Patient attitudes toward continuity of careAnne G Pereira
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Arch Intern Med 163:909-12. 2003..Concern has been raised about managed care's effects on continuity of patient care, but little is known about how much value patients place on continuity...
- Family physicians' attitudes and practices regarding assessments of medical fitness to drive in older personsRaymond W Jang
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Gen Intern Med 22:531-43. 2007..Higher crash rates per mile driven in older drivers have focused attention on the assessment of older drivers...
- General Practitioners' preferences and use of educational media: a German perspectiveHorst Christian Vollmar
Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Witten Herdecke University, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, 58448 Witten, Germany
BMC Health Serv Res 9:31. 2009..A survey was designed in order to gain a better understanding of German General Practitioners' preferences for different forms of educational media that will meet their CME needs...
- A mixed method study of the merits of e-prescribing drug alerts in primary careKate L Lapane
Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:442-6. 2008..The objective of this paper was to describe primary care prescribers' perspectives on electronic prescribing drug alerts at the point of prescribing...
- Income development of General Practitioners in eight European countries from 1975 to 2005Madelon W Kroneman
Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 9:26. 2009..European countries? 3) What are the differences in GP incomes when differences in workload are taken into account? And 4) to what extent do remuneration systems, supply of GPs and gate-keeping contribute to the income position of GPs?..
- Conflict, collusion or collaboration in consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: the need for a curriculum of medical explanationPeter Salmon
Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Patient Educ Couns 67:246-54. 2007..To identify the basis of the communication problems that characterise consultations about medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to identify implications for clinical education...
- Educating and informing patients receiving psychopharmacological medications: are family physicians in Pakistan up to the task?Hammad Ashraf Ganatra
Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
PLoS ONE 4:e4620. 2009Studies have shown a high prevalence of psychiatric illnesses among patients in primary health care settings. Family physicians have a fundamental role in managing psychiatric illness with psychopharmacological medications...
- Primary care physicians who treat blacks and whitesPeter B Bach
Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
N Engl J Med 351:575-84. 2004..Black patients may receive their care from a subgroup of physicians whose qualifications or resources are inferior to those of the physicians who treat white patients...
- Acne vulgaris: myths and misconceptions among patients and family physiciansInes Brajac
Department of Dermatovenerology, University Hospital Centre Rijeka, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia
Patient Educ Couns 54:21-5. 2004..The objective of the study was to evaluate the health beliefs and knowledge about acne among acne patients and family physicians. A total of 100 patients referred to a dermatologist for management of acne vulgaris and 120 family ..
- [Job satisfaction and burnout in general practitioners]J Sobrequés
Grupo de Comunicación y Salud Universidad Ramon Llull Barcelona España
Aten Primaria 31:227-33. 2003..To describe job satisfaction in general practitioners (GP) in the province of Barcelona, and to analyse its relationship with their job burnout, and social and professional characteristics...
- An approach to educating family practice residents and family physicians about complementary and alternative medicineMoshe Frenkel
CAM Education Project, Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
Complement Ther Med 12:118-25. 2004..An approach to educate family practice residents and family physicians about CAM is described in this article...
- Impact of terminal digit preference by family physicians and sphygmomanometer calibration errors on blood pressure value: implication for hypertension screeningTheophile Niyonsenga
Stempel School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:341-7. 2008..82% and 5.18% of the population of consulting family physicians. In the United States, false positives and false negatives in patients' BP evaluations might lead to ..
- [Overweight patients in primary care: how family physicians utilize medical check-up examinations for risk counselling. Content analysis of check-up counselling talks between physicians and patients]Christoph Heintze
Institut fur Allgemeinmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 103:439-44. 2009..We were particularly interested in the way in which the subject matter was addressed and the risk counselling performed by the physicians when confronted with overweight patients...
- Computer-using patients want Internet services from family physiciansFred Grover
Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
J Fam Pract 51:570-2. 2002..As growth and communication via the Internet continue, primary care physicians should move more aggressively toward adding services to their practices' Internet Web sites beyond the simple provision of information...
- Coping with patients with medically unexplained symptoms: work-related strategies of physicians in primary health careKarin C Ringsberg
Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
J Health Psychol 11:107-16. 2006....
- General practitioners' and family physicians' negative beliefs and attitudes towards discussing smoking cessation with patients: a systematic reviewFlorian Vogt
Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, UK
Addiction 100:1423-31. 2005To estimate the proportion of general practitioners (GPs) and family physicians (FPs) with negative beliefs and attitudes towards discussing smoking cessation with patients.
- Determining the number of patient charts necessary for a reliable assessment of practicing family physicians' performanceRobert Gagnon
Practice Enhancement Division, Collège des médecins du Québec, 2170 boulevard René Lévesque ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Eval Health Prof 33:109-22. 2010..These results are not in accordance with the concept of case specificity in which it is claimed that performance on a case is a poor predictor of performance on a different case...
- Prescribing pattern of antihypertensive drugs by family physicians and general practitioners in the primary care setting in BahrainReginald P Sequeira
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain
J Eval Clin Pract 8:407-14. 2002The aim was to determine whether there are differences among family physicians (FPs) and general practitioners (GPs) in terms of their preference for different classes of antihypertensives, either alone or in combinations, in ..
- Measuring patients' experiences with individual primary care physicians. Results of a statewide demonstration projectDana Gelb Safran
The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:13-21. 2006..Measuring and reporting patients' experiences with health plans has been routine for several years. There is now substantial interest in measuring patients' experiences with individual physicians, but numerous concerns remain...
- The influence of race and gender on family physicians' annual incomesWilliam B Weeks
Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program REAP, Dartmouth Medical School, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
J Am Board Fam Med 19:548-56. 2006..We hypothesized that provider race might also be associated with differences in family physicians' incomes...
- A multifaceted intervention according to the Audit Project Odense method improved secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease: a randomised controlled trialJens Søndergaard
Research Unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
Fam Pract 23:198-202. 2006..No single quality improvement instrument has proved consistently effective, but multifaceted interventions are believed to have the greatest impact. However, only little is known regarding what combinations are likely to be successful...
- Canadian family physicians' intentions to migrate: associated factorsAlain Vanasse
Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, Quebec
Can Fam Physician 55:396-397.e6. 2009To ascertain the short-term intentions of Canadian clinically active family physicians (CAFPs) to change their practice locations.
- Barriers to academic detailers: a qualitative study in general practiceIsabelle Janssens
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent University, Belgium
Eur J Gen Pract 11:59-63. 2005..In the North-East Flanders region of Belgium, a quantitative study of the feasibility and acceptability of academic detailing in general practice has demonstrated that academic detailers are appreciated by physicians...
- Transfer of follow-up care to family physicians for early-stage breast cancerM Vanhuyse
Division of Medical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 19:172-6. 2007..In order to cope with these growing demands, innovative follow-up strategies are urgently required...
- Factors influencing family physicians' drug prescribing behaviour in asthma management in primary careN C Tan
SingHealth Polyclinics Pasir Ris, Pasir Ris Drive 4, 01 11, Singapore 519457
Singapore Med J 50:312-9. 2009Little is known about the decision pathway that family physicians (FP) take in considering drug therapy for their asthma patients...
- Family physicians and dementia in Canada: Part 2. Understanding the challenges of dementia careNicholas J G Pimlott
Women s College Hospital, 60 Grosvenor St, Toronto, ON M5S 1B6, Canada
Can Fam Physician 55:508-9.e1-7. 2009To explore the challenges Canadian family physicians face in providing dementia care.
- Family physicians' opinions and attitudes to three clinical practice guidelinesRobert M Wolfe
Department of Family Medicine, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3078, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 17:150-7. 2004..However, more effort has been expended on creating guidelines than implementing them. We surveyed family physicians about their knowledge of and attitudes toward 3 well-publicized CPGs.
- Evaluation of vaccination reminder/recall systems for adolescent patientsAllison Kempe; Fiscal Year: 2009..extensive experience in immunization delivery research will investigate the ability of pediatricians and family physicians in a number of different practice settings to implement a reminder/recall system for their adolescent ..
- Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesityMatthew W Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2012..Primary care providers, including family physicians and nurses, are interested in combating the rise of obesity in their patients, and families trust the advice ..
- Improving Guideline Development and ImplementationRichard N Shiffman; Fiscal Year: 2010..2. In collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, we will develop, install, and evaluate software tools that support efficient authoring of scientifically ..
- Care Coordination Enabled by Health IT: What Will It Take?Sarah H Scholle; Fiscal Year: 2013The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network (AAFP NRN), and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have joined in this proposal to address ..
- Pediatric Quality Improvement Methods, Research and Evaluation Conference, AdvancLawrence C Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2012..Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Quality Improvement and Innovations Network (QUIIN), the American Academy of Family Physicians'Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet), the National Initiative for Children&..
- Teen CHAT:Improving physician communication with adolescents about healthy weightKathryn I Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2013..team plans to audio record 200 baseline adolescent patient-physician visits (50 pediatricians and family physicians practicing in the community;4 visits each)...
- Comparative effectiveness of FIT vs. colonoscopy for colon cancer screeningBARCEY THURSTON LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2010..IRENE is a primary care, practice-based research network of over 300 family physicians in 200 practices...
- Enhancing Community-based Cancer Control in IowaBARCEY THURSTON LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2010..HCCC), a statewide cancer control consortium (ICC), the University of Iowa CERT, and a statewide network of family physicians which has participated in practice-based research (IRENE)...
- Optimizing Colonoscopy &Fecal Immunochemical Tests for Community-Based ScreeningANN GRAHAM ZAUBER; Fiscal Year: 2013..The Center includes a trans-disciplinary group of researchers including gastroenterologists, oncologists, family physicians, population scientists, modeling experts, quality experts, behavioral experts, and experts in health care ..
- Type 1 Diabetes-A Proposal for Prevention &InterventionANTOINETTE M MORAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..for the UM Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Director of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Network...
- Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at BirthLeah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004..will identify whether any technique is superior for trauma reduction, and will generate evidence to inform the practice of all clinicians who work with childbearing women: nurses, nurse-midwives, family physicians, and obstetricians.
- Clinical Response to Biomarker Documentation of Child Secondhand Smoke ExposureANNE JOSEPH; Fiscal Year: 2010..National initiatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians urge healthcare providers to screen children for a history of SHS exposure and to recommend that parents ..
- Building Patient Centered Outcomes Research Capacity: Care TransitionsDavid R Mehr; Fiscal Year: 2013..or being considered for opioid therapy for chronic pain in primary care practices in the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network...
- Malpractice: Ignored Specialties Study (MISS)Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009..better the occurrence, frequency, types and results of malpractice claims involving the general internists, family physicians, and pediatricians...
- Transforming Primary Care ConferenceRobert A Gabbay; Fiscal Year: 2012..American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG);the MacColl Institute;American Academy of Family Physicians;American College of Physicians;Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality;Center for ..
- Informatics to Enhance Kentucky Ambulatory Network IEKANKevin Pearce; Fiscal Year: 2003..To date, KAN has 102 community-based clinician members (74 percent family physicians) at 56 sites, plus 48 university-based faculty members...
- THE IMPACT OF SPECIALTY ON CESAREAN SECTION RATESWilliam Hueston; Fiscal Year: 1992..Specifically, family physicians who are trained in "family centered" obstetrics rather than surgical care have been observed in pilot ..
- Effect of Informed Consent on Compliance: Statin TherapyMICHAEL CROUCH; Fiscal Year: 2005..now in the second year of a two-year Advanced Research Training Grant sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Additional coursework in quantitative and qualitative methods will bolster his ability to conduct mixed-..
- Bioterrorism and Influenza Surveillance NetworkJonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2003..Sentinel Clinician Program (WISCP) physicians, and 60 family physician members of the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) will be recruited to participate in two future episodes of "drop-in" surveillance with web-based ..
- Integrating CAM into a Family Medicine Residency ProgramANN SKELTON; Fiscal Year: 2003..Patients with a virtually limitless array of medical problems seek the care of family physicians, who are often the first point of contact in the traditional medical system...
- Guidelines--Manage Cervical Cytological AbnormalitiesThomas Wright; Fiscal Year: 2001..Representatives from the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Cancer Society , American College Health Association, American College of Obstetricians and ..
- WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS 2000Paula Stern; Fiscal Year: 2000..The Congress will be promoted extensively through mailings to medical specialty groups such as family physicians, endocrinologists, nurses, physical therapists and others...
- Otitis Media and Language Learning SequelaeJoanne Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2001..speech-language pathologists, audiologists, developmental and cognitive psychologists, pediatricians, family physicians, and otolaryngologists...
- The American Academy of Family Physicians DCERPS-PCJohn Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2003The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) will establish a National Developmental Center for Evaluation in Patient Safety in Primary Care (DCERPS-PC), building on the strength of its well- established medical education programs, ..
- Obstacles to Answering Physicians' Patient-Care QuestionJohn Ely; Fiscal Year: 2003..our previous study of 1101 questions, the principal investigator will visit 36 primary care physicians (12 family physicians, 12 internists, and 12 pediatricians)...
- A PHASE IV CANCER CONTROL PROJECT FOR PRIMARY PHYSICIANSAllen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 1993..state divisions of the American Cancer Society, working with the defined population of remaining NH and VT family physicians and general internists who didn't participate in CPCP...
- PALLIATIVE CARE FELLOWSHIPJanet Abrahm; Fiscal Year: 2000..palliative care and will be designed to impart the required attitudes, knowledge and skills to internists, family physicians, geriatricians, oncologists, or hematologists who wish to become practitioners and educators in the area of ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Patients Attending Ru*Barcey Levy; Fiscal Year: 2004..Eighteen family physicians will participate along with a random sample of 30 patients/physician for a total of 540 patients...
- SURF-NET--SAN DIEGO FAMILY PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORKTheodore Ganiats; Fiscal Year: 2000..The San Diego Academy of Family Physicians actively encourages the development of Surf*Net, and a seed grant from the California Academy of Family ..
- INFLUENCES ON PRACTICE AMONG THE UNDERSERVEDLAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992Despite family physicians' traditionally strong affinity for working in medically underserved settings most health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) are worsening with current economic and manpower trends...
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..In the second phase, a more generalizable, national sample of primary care physician (family physicians, general practitioners, general internists, and geriatricians) will be interviewed by telephone about ..
- RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF ROUTINE PRENATAL ULTRASOUNDBernard Ewigman; Fiscal Year: 1991..Patients will be enrolled from the practices of family physicians and obstetricians in rural and urban, university and private practice settings...
- Developing an Asthma APGARBarbara Yawn; Fiscal Year: 2003..For example, asthma is a common condition seen in family physicians offices especially in inner city and rural poverty areas...
- SOUTHERN STATES MALPRACTICE REFORM DISSEMINATION CONFEREMICHELE GEHSHAN; Fiscal Year: 1991..about medical malpractice are directly linked to changes in the practice patterns of obstetricians and family physicians, to inadequate prenatal care for thousands of women in the South, and to an increased risk of poor birth ..
- Efficacy of Antimicrobials in Young Children with AOMAlejandro Hoberman; Fiscal Year: 2009..management guidelines jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians endorsed this "watchful waiting" approach in children 6-24 months with non-severe disease and uncertain ..
- Kentucky HSR Development IISteven Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2005..and Prevention (CDC) by improving institutional infrastructure and capacity, and promoting collaboration of family physicians with other health services researchers...
- Impact of New Adolescent VaccinesMark Sawyer; Fiscal Year: 2009..the proportion of adolescents stratified by age that seek care from providers other than pediatricians and family physicians. For those cared for by these other provider types determine the degree to which immunizations or CPS are ..
- Problem Density, Mental Workload and Medical Error in Primary Care PracticeJonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2006..On average, family physicians deal with 3...
- WReN's Response to Emerging Public Health ThreatsJonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2003..The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians will support a portal on their web site for WReN communication and data entry...
- Internet Connection for Providence Family PhysiciansDavid Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003..and software that will support high-speed Internet service and network connectivity between Providence Family Physicians - Citronelle (19140 South 3rd Street, Citronelle, AL 36522) and Providence Hospital's Data Center (6701 ..
- BAYLOR PRACTICE-BASED RESEARCH NETWORKRobert Volk; Fiscal Year: 2000..and Asian American); inclusion of clinical sites providing health care to the underserved and the homeless; family physicians, general internists, and general pediatricians; and involvement of a research team with experience in the ..
- The impact of managed care on perinatal regionalizationDeborah Dobrez; Fiscal Year: 2001..the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association in an effort to lower neonatal mortality rates...
- KANSAS RURAL PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORKK Kallail; Fiscal Year: 2000..will collaborate with the Great Plains Health Alliance and affiliated clinics, the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians, and the Kansas chapter of the American College of Physicians to develop the Kansas Rural Practice Research ..
- OSTEOPATHIC COLLABORATIVE CLINICAL TRIALS INITIATIVELEONARD FINKELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2000..American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Osteopathy, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, and each of the 19 colleges of osteopathic ..
- GREAT LAKES RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE NETWORK (GRIN)John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2000..one of three family practice research centers funded by a five year grant from the American Academy of Family Physicians. The major institutional sponsors are the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine and Michigan ..
- PBRN Characterization & Automated NAMCS Patient ReportKurt Stange; Fiscal Year: 2001..Now, 10 years later, 30 NEON family physicians have agreed to repeat this characterization of 30 consecutive outpatient visits using the 1999-2000 NAMCS ..
- Enhancing Practice - Based Research at UCLARobert Oye; Fiscal Year: 2003..PCN), an organization that includes 20 primary care offices with 116 general internists, pediatricians, and family physicians. All of these physicians are full-time UCLA faculty and the Network is under the managerial control of the ..
- Oregon Rural Practice-based Research NetworkLyle Fagnan; Fiscal Year: 2002..Practice Center at OHSU, the Office of Rural Health, the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research, the Oregon Area Health Education Center, the OHSU Department of Public Health, and the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians.
- MDRD LONG TERM FOLLOW UP STUDYGerald Beck; Fiscal Year: 2004..A pilot study demonstrating the feasibility of obtaining follow.up information has been completed. The MDRD Study Group has reported many results from the MDRD Study. This proposal will maintain this activity. ..
- SECONDARY PREVENTION IN PERIHPERAL ARTERIAL DISEASEMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2000..To achieve our aims we will survey 1,500 randomly identified general internists, cardiologists, family physicians, and vascular surgeons from across the United States...
- IS FAMILY MEDICINE MEETING THE HIV/AIDS CHALLENGE?John Ryan; Fiscal Year: 1990..b>Family physicians should possess the expertise to confront HIV/AIDS in their practices; however, there is no literature base ..
- National Network for FP/Primary Care Research Continuat*John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2001..In response to this RFA for continued development of practice-based research networks, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Network for Family Practice and Primary Care Research (National Research Network or Network) ..
- Education on Opiate Addiction and TreatmentT Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2002..The course was qualified for 1.5 hours of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) CE credit...
- ONLINE DEPRESSION EDUCATION FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERST Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2002..Courses will be approved by the University of Pittsburgh for CE credit and/or by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Principal Investigator, Co-PI, and an esteemed group of depression and education consultants will apply ..
- PBRN:NAMCS Project & Electronic Data from PatientsJeffrey Steinbauer; Fiscal Year: 2001..clinical sites providing health care to the underserved and the homeless; a variety of providers including family physicians, general internists, and general pediatricians; and involvement of a research team with experience in the ..
- PHYSICIANS' DECISIONS FOR THE DEPRESSED MEDICALLY ILLSteven Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2003..Subjects will be 500 physicians, half general internists and half family physicians. Each physician will complete a semi-structured interview assessing diagnostic, evaluation and treatment ..
- Gender Bias in the Treatment of Anxiety in Heart Disease PatientsGABRIELLE CHIARAMONTE; Fiscal Year: 2005..One goal of the proposed project is to replicate the earlier research with a large sample of family physicians; the selection of family physicians is particularly relevant as they are generally the first medical ..
- Choices: Family Physicians Treat Overweight ChildrenCheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2006..Children will be eligible for participation who are above the 90th percentile of BMI for age, and who can have the regular participation of at least one parent or guardian. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DEPRESSION AND MEDICAL CARE:AGING AND CLINICAL SETTINGIra Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006..practices in greater Philadelphia that will serve as major research sites for the Center, and an outer Network based in the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians that will be the primary focus for our dissemination research.
- Building the Alabama Practice-based Research NetworkT Harrington; Fiscal Year: 2003..study on how a PDA-managed protocol for tobacco use will affect the assessment and counseling behaviors of family physicians with patients who smoke; and 4) conduct a pilot feasibility study on obesity, using PDAs to gather data that ..
- Nanodevice for Digital Imaging of Palpable Structure at Human-Finger Resolution fRavi Saraf; Fiscal Year: 2009..that can image the palpability of a tumor and the nature of its attachment to surrounding tissue will enable family physicians and other clinicians to screen patients who do not have access to the more expensive screening tool and ..
- Depression in Primary Care: Just Another Illness?Jeffrey Susman; Fiscal Year: 2007..methodology, Grounded theory, this study utilizes 70 in-depth interviews with PCPs (general internists, family physicians, and nurse practitioners), provider surveys on psychosocial aspects of patient care, field notes on the ..
- Development of Iowa Research Network - IRENEPaul James; Fiscal Year: 2003..This committee, with input from prominent rural family physicians, will develop an intervention for the barriers to care and test this in an RCT...