Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire survey
- Written Advice Stimulates Patients' Physical Activity. Shrier, Ian // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb2001, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the attractiveness of primary care settings for physical activity interventions. Prescriptions of physical activity from general practice physicians; Reported increase in physical activity. INSET: Comment..
- Measuring outcomes in primary care: A patient generated measure, MYMOP, compared with the SF-36... Patterson, Charlotte // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/20/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7037, p1016
Assesses the sensitivity to within person change over time of an outcome measure for practitioners in primary care that is applicable to a wide range of illness. Comparison of the measure yourself medical outcome profile (MYMOP) with the SF-36 health profile; MYMOP's potential as an outcome...
- Validating the SF-36 health survey questionnaire: new outcome measure for primary care. Brazier, J. E.; Harper, R.; Jones, N.M.B.; O'Catham, A.; Thomas, K.J.; Usherwood, T.; Westlake, L. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/18/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6846, p160
Examines the validity of short form 36 health survey questionnaire (SF-36) in Sheffield, England. Comparison between the health profile of Nottingham and Sheffield; Detection of low levels ill health in patients; Measurement of primary health care perception in a general population.
- Complaints review attacked. Goveas, Asha // GP: General Practitioner;1/26/2004, p17
General Practitioners (GPs) and patients will face a less fair and efficient complaints system if government reforms go ahead, the GPC has warned. One major concern is that GPs facing complaints may no longer have their cases heard at every stage by clinicians, if it was considered that lay...
- Reid outlines new choices in primary care services. Ward, Seamus // Public Finance;12/12/2003, p8
Reports that the British government's planned extension of patient choice in primary care services will work only if there is a change in the relationship between patients and health care professionals. Introduction of choice over where and when patients receive non-emergency surgery; Repeat...
- MD access still tightening. Soule, Alexander // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/26/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p25
The article reports on a survey released by the Connecticut State Medical Society, concerning roughly 500 primary care physicians wherein half of the respondents mentioned that their difficulty in getting referrals to specialist for their patients.
- Tuberculosis suspicion and knowledge among private and public general practitioners: Questionnaire Based Study in Oman. Al-Maniri, Abdullah A.; Al-Rawas, Omar A.; Al-Ajmi, Fatmah; De Costa, Ayesha; Eriksson, Bo; Diwan, Vinod K. // BMC Public Health;2008, Vol. 8, p177
Background: Early detection of smear positive TB cases by smear microscopy requires high level of suspicion of TB among primary care physicians. The objective of this study is to measure TB suspicion and knowledge among private and public sector general practitioners using clinical...
- The Problem With Diet and Exercise Plans. Iliff, Douglas // Family Practice Management;May/Jun2009, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p6
The article presents the author's perspective concerning the use of metabolic equivalent of task (MET) level and the timed one-mile walk for fitness testing in measuring there is enough exercise. He mentions that if a person can exercise at the 10 MET level, the risk of death from all causes is...
- Behavioral Counseling in Primary Care to Promote Physical Activity. Fink, Kenneth; Clark, Barbara // American Family Physician;5/1/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p1975
Presents a case study about behavioral counseling in primary care to promote physical activity. Patient description; Health benefits of exercise; Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.