Estimating and comparing incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases by combining GP registry data: the role of uncertainty
- Feedback GAP: pragmatic, cluster-randomized trial of goal setting and action plans to increase the effectiveness of audit and feedback interventions in primary care. Ivers, Noah M.; Tu, Karen; Young, Jacqueline; Francis, Jill J.; Barnsley, Jan; Shah, Baiju R.; Upshur, Ross E.; Moineddin, Rahim; Grimshaw, Jeremy M.; Zwarenstein, Merrick // Implementation Science;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Background:Audit and feedback to physicians is a commonly used quality improvement strategy, but its optimal design is unknown. This trial tested the effects of a theory-informed worksheet to facilitate goal setting and action planning, appended to feedback reports on chronic...
- Identifying the optimal search strategy for coronary heart disease patients in primary. Thiru, Krish; Donnan, Peter T.; Weller, Peter; Sullivan, Frank // Informatics in Primary Care;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p215
Objectives General practitioners are increasingly required to practice in a paperless environment and to collect clinical data electronically on electronic patient record (EPR) systems. A principal step in meeting general practice information needs continues to be the establishment of disease...
- Funding is the key if GPs are to help patients. // Pulse;1/13/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the impact of the delay of the price contract approval on the services offered by general practitioners (GP) to ischemic heart disease and COPD patients in Great Britain. Accounts on the reward given to GP for providing high standard services; Factors contributing to the delay of...
- Coronary heart disease, part one. Newson, Louise // GP: General Practitioner;4/26/2002, p45
Focuses on the efforts of general practitioners to prevent coronary heart diseases in the Great Britain. Identification of the risk factors of the heart disease; Benefits of medication; Mortality rate of the disease.
- A moonlighting patient exposes abuse of trust. // GP: General Practitioner;2/4/2002, p73
Presents views from physicians and patient concerning the case of Sheila, a nursing auxiliary in a geriatic ward who was diagnosed with coronary heart disease in Great Britain. Details on the case of Shiela; Opinion of physician Trevor Rees to the case; Perception of Ian Semmons from National...
- ACUTE AND CHRONIC ILLNESS. Jones, Roger // British Journal of General Practice;Oct2010, Vol. 60 Issue 579, p714
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by Jill Morrison on special training of general practitioners (GP), one by Melvyn Jones on ischaemic heart disease and another one by Brendan Delaney on the health reforms in Great Britain.
- PASS NOTES: The NSF for CHD. // GP: General Practitioner;5/13/2002, p54
Focuses on the role of the National Service Framework (NSF) in preventing Coronary Heart Diseases (CHD). Number of standards designed by NSF for CHD treatment; Aims of NSF; Responsibility of general practitioners teams to identify CHD patients; Problems faced by the NSF program.
- GPs thanked for hitting target in CHD framework. Kelly, Brian // Pulse;9/30/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 37, p12
Focuses on the gratitude expressed by the Great Britain government to general practitioners for meeting prescribed milestones for the coronary heart disease national service framework following early results from a national audit. Drugs that should be prescribed to heart patients discharged...
- Visit to general practitioners as a proxy for accessing chronic benefits by members of medical schemes, South Africa. Willie, Mncedisi M.; Gantsho, Monwabisi // African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
Background: Prescribed Minimum Benefits is a list of conditions that all medical schemes need to cover in full, and includes a select of chronic conditions. Chronic conditions affect people's lifestyles and require ongoing management over a period of years for long-term survival. Objectives:...