Case management for the treatment of patients with major depression in general practices -- rationale, design and conduct of a cluster randomized controlled trial -- PRoMPT (Primary care Monitoring for depressive Patient's Trial) [ISRCTN66386086] -- Study protocol
- Review: case management in primary health care improves symptoms and drug adherence in people with major depression. Haaga, David A. F. // Evidence Based Mental Health;Aug2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p79
The article comments on the study by J. Gensichen and colleagues the effectiveness of case management in primary health care in improving symptoms and medication adherence in people with major depression. The authors' carefully conducted quantitative review of randomized trials with 6-12 month...
- Case Management Model: Primary Care. Garvey, Carol Wilson // Outpatient Case Management;1994, p251
Describes the benefits of the primary care model and the barriers to its implementation. Financial incentives; Impact on medical management; Approaches to the direct monitoring of office-based primary care quality.
- Reducing emergency department visits among high-using patients. Brandon, William R.; Chambers, Richard // Journal of Family Practice;Aug2003, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p637
The article discusses a study on how to reduce emergency department visits among high-using patients. Using a real-time database system during intervention was accepted by physicians and this reduced high-cost encounters. There are few literary resources on methods primary care physicians can...
- Treatment Preferences Among Depressed Primary Care Patients. Dwight-Johnson, Megan; Sherbourne, Cathy D.; Liao, Diana; Wells, Kenneth B. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Aug2000, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p527
OBJECTIVE: To understand patient factors that may affect the probability of receiving appropriate depression treatment, we examined treatment preferences and their predictors among depressed primary care patients. DESIGN: Patient questionnaires and interviews. SETTING: Forty-six primary care...
- Impact of a collaborative pharmacy practice model on the treatment of depression in primary care. Finley, Patrick R.; Rens, Heidi R.; Pont, Joan T.; Gess, Susan L.; Louie, Clifton; Bull, Scott A.; Bero, Lisa A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 16, p1518
Studies the impact of a collaborative pharmacy practice model on the treatment of depression in primary care. Substantial disability associated with depression; Multidisciplinary practice model; Antidepressants; Process of patient care; Comparison of demographic variables and treatment patterns.
- Pharmacists and the treatment of depression. Kehoe, William A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 16, p1509
Comments on the impact of the collaboration of pharmacist specialists with primary care providers and psychiatrists in the treatment of depression. Health and economic burdens of depression in the U.S.; Use of antidepressants; Pharmacists' privilege to adjust therapy under a protocol.
- Depression: A treatable medical condition. Millard, William B. // Patient Care;2/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p65
Offers information for primary care physicians on the prevention and effective management of mental depression. Options for treating major depressive disorder (MDD); Variations in side effects and other adherence factors; Recommendation of empiric trials to match treatments with patients. ...
- Treating Depression in Staff-Model Versus Network-Model Managed Care Organizations. Meredith, Lisa S.; Rubenstein, Lisa V.; Rost, Kathryn; Ford, Daniel E.; Gordon, Nancy; Nutting, Paul; Camp, Patti; Wells, Kenneth B.; Meredith // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jan1999, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p39
OBJECTIVE:To compare primary care providersï¿½ depression-related knowledge, attitudes, and practices and to understand how these reports vary for providers in staff or group-model managed care organizations (MCOs) compared with network-model MCOs including independent practice associations...
- Randomised trial of monitoring, feedback, and management of care by telephone to improve treatment of depression in primary care. Simon, Gregory E.; VonKorff, Michael; Rutter, Carolyn; Wagner, Edward // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/26/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7234, p550
Provides information on a study which evaluated the effectiveness of programs to improve the treatment of acute depression in primary care in Seattle, Washington. Participants and methods used; Results and discussion; Conclusion.