Does the pharmacy expenditure of patients always correspond with their morbidity burden? Exploring new approaches in the interpretation of pharmacy expenditure
- Lipid profiling in assessment of cardiovascular risk. Adiseshiah, Maria; Foxton, Julie // Primary Health Care;Jun2002, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p32
Argues in favor of the primacy of the identification and management of persons at risk of cardiovascular disease with regard to primary care. Identification of high risk individuals; Role of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the assessment of coronary heart disease; Patient risk...
- MDs, pharmacists partner to manage chronic conditions. // Case Management Advisor;Nov2012, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p126
The article informs that the Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group and Walgreens pharmacies has merged to help patients to adhere to their medication regimens. The partnership will provide prescriptions to patients being discharged through a bedside delivery program. Included are the comments...
- Cost-Utility Analysis of the Rehabilitation of Patients with Musculoskeletal Problems. Jonsson, D.; Husberg, M.; Gotherstrom, U. // International Advances in Economic Research;Nov2000, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p741
The objective of this study is to discuss the rehabilitation of patients in primary health care with problems in the musculoskeletal system from a socioeconomic perspective. A trial with coordinated rehabilitation in primary health care is compared with traditional rehabilitation. This trial,...
- Anticoagulant treatment in primary health care in Sweden -- prevalence, incidence and treatment diagnosis: a retrospective study on electronic patient records in a registered population. Nilsson, Gunnar H.; Björholt, Ingela; Johnsson, Hans // BMC Family Practice;2003, Vol. 4, p3
Background: The indications for warfarin treatment in primary health care are increasing. An undertreatment with warfarin is reported in the prevention of embolic stroke in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation, and can be suspected for other indications. Information on the prevalence and...
- Chaperones - a sensitive subject. Thompson, Laura // Primary Health Care;Nov2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p14
Examines the issue of chaperones in primary health care. Value given by a patient on having a chaperone during medical examinations; Issue of intrusion; Need to offer patients with chaperones.
- Striking the right note on outcome measures. Siviter, Bethann // Primary Health Care;Mar2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p11
The article asserts that the Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM) can be expressed into a numerical value.
- Patient registers set to be purged. Cameron, Amanda; Ratcliffe, Lucy // New Zealand Doctor;5/4/2011, p3
The article reports on the aim of the New Zealand government to remove ineligible patients from the registers of primary health organizations (PHO), which is expected to produce an estimated savings of 10 million New Zealand dollars per year.
- Primary health care in Barcelona. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/22/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6400, p1189
Examines the primary health care in Barcelona, Spain. Efficacy of the services offered by the health care centers; Differences in the treatment of patients in the centers; Benefits of the patients from the centers.
- Caring for the future. Lawrence, Martin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/15/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6850, p400
Focuses on the future of primary health care in Great Britain. Objectives of patient participation groups; Importance of patients' views in the audit of care; Role of family health service authorities. INSETS: Needs for research and development;A PATIENT WHO CHANGED MY PRACTICE.