The last frontier? Autonomy, uncertainty and standardisation in general practice
- Definition of POEMs. // American Family Physician;9/15/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1182
Defines Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters, a section in the journal "American Family Physician" that summarizes research that are relevant to family physicians and their patients. Selection of articles; Types of studies selected.
- HOW TO MANAGE DIFFICULT PATIENT ENCOUNTERS. Hull, Sharon K.; Broquet, Karen // Family Practice Management;Jun2007, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p30
The article discusses the proper strategy in handling difficult patient encounters in the U.S. Physicians illustrate some of the common attributes of difficult patient encounter including anxiety disorder and severity symptom. The common factors which contributed in difficult patient encounters...
- GPs' strategies in intercultural clinical encounters. Ellen Rosenberg; Laurence J Kirmayer; Spyridoula Xenocostas; Melissa Dominice Dao; Christine Loignon // Family Practice;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p145
Background. In North America and Europe, patients and physicians are increasingly likely to come from non-Western cultural backgrounds. The expectations of these patients may not match those of physicians. Objective. To identify strategies used by GPs with patients from cultures other than their...
- Ask FPM. // Family Practice Management;Nov/Dec1999, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p49
Presents responses to inquiries on the practice of family medicine in the United States. Tax treatment of family physicians' salaries; Determination of the start of physician-patient relationship; Transcription of encounter notes.
- Advance Directives In Family Practice. Adler, Liora; Sered, Heather // Einstein Quarterly: Journal of Biology & Medicine;2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p67
Background: Despite widely publicized court cases that have focused national attention on the importance of advance directives (AD) and consequent initiatives such as the Patient Self Determination Act of 1991, there remains both low awareness and rate of completion of ADs. The purpose of this...
- Relationships. Farrell, Liam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/19/2002, Vol. 324 Issue 7330, p179
Comments on the importance of understanding individual patients in general practice medicine, and the difficulty of relationships with patients. Idea that relationships are unpredictable; Ways general practitioners try to listen to their patients; Situation in which a patient became angry with...
- "Heartsink" patients. Ciapponi, Nelsa // Family Practice Management;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rethinking the Different Patient Encounter," by Jennifer edgoose published in the May/June 2012 issue.
- The anatomical placement of body organs by Australian and New Zealand patients and health professionals in general practice. Kljakovic, Marjan; Risk, Jo // Journal of Primary Health Care;Sep2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p239
INTRODUCTION: Understanding patients' awareness of the anatomical placement of their body organs is important for doctor--patient communication.AIM: To measure the correct anatomical placement of body organs by people from Australian and New Zealand general practices. METHOD: A questionnaire...
- Opinion: Your say online … www.healthcarerepublic.com/forums. // GP: General Practitioner;1/15/2010, p28
The article presents the views of readers regarding the patients' re-registration with general practices (GPs) every two years. One of the reader says that rather than more paperwork in the name of competition, time would be better spent caring about and treating patients. Another reader...