- What Physicians Need to Know About Seniors and Limited Prescription Benefits, and Why. // American Family Physician;7/15/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p212
Discusses issues that physicians need to know about prescription benefits for senior patients. Limits on prescription benefits; Compliant behavior of senior patients; Ways how physicians can help their senior patients maximize their limited prescription benefits.
- What's the point. Jones, Melvyn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/1/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7481, p22
Present a brief story which represents the author's view on a new UK GP contract, which has changed the interaction between doctors and patients by quantifying, and rewarding, certain clinical activities, particularly data collection.
- Factors Associated with Women's Medication Use. Payne, Jennifer; Neutel, Ineke; Cho, Robert; DesMeules, Marie // BMC Women's Health;2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 4, pS29
Health Issue: Research has consistently shown that while women generally live longer than men, they report more illness and use of health care services (including medication). In the literature, the reasons for women's elevated medication use are not clear. This paper investigates the...
- Letters. // Pulse;7/23/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 25, p18
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "GPs to be paid to battle for patients," "Skin cancer audits fuel minor" and "Drive to cut clopidogrel prescribing flawed."
- Reluctant to talk to patients about money? // Medical Economics;6/17/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p14
Discusses issues on out-of-pocket costs of patients for medical care and drug prescriptions. Relations between doctors and patients; Obligation of physicians to initiate cost discussions; Reasons of physicians for not informing patients on out-of-pocket costs.
- Randomised controlled trial of clinical medication review by a pharmacist of elderly patients receiving repeat prescriptions in general practice. Zermansky, Arnold G; Petty, Duncan R; Raynor, David K; Lowe, Catherine J; Freemantle, Nick; Vail, Andy // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/8/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7325, p1340
Abstract Objective: To determine whether a pharmacist can effectively review repeat prescriptions through consultations with elderly patients in general practice. Design Randomised controlled trial comparing clinical medication review by a pharmacist against normal general practice review....
- A prescription for improvement? An observational study to identify how general practices vary in their growth in prescribing costs. Avery, Anthony J; Rodgers, Sarah; Heron, Tara; Crombie, Robert; Whynes, David; Pringle, Mike; Baines, Darrin; Petchey, Roland // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/29/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7256, p276
AbstractObjective: To identify how some general practices have low growth in prescribing costs relative to other practices.Design: Observational study.Setting: Trent region of England.Participants: 162 general practices: 54 with low growth in prescribing costs, 54 with average increases in...
- The content of talk about health conditions and medications during appointments involving interpreters. Rosenberg, Ellen; Richard, Claude; Lussier, Marie-Thérèse; Shuldiner, Tally // Family Practice;Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p317
Introduction. Interpreters often join immigrants and physicians to permit communication.Objective. To describe the content of talk about health problems and medications during clinical encounters involving interpreters [professionals (PI) or family members (FI)].Methods. We analysed one...
- Predictors of High Prescribing Rates in Family Practice during Actual Consultation: A Cross-sectional Study from Slovenia. Tušek-Bunc, Ksenija; Klemenc-Ketiš, Zalika; Ster, Marija Petek; Matela, Jože; Kersnik, Janko // Collegium Antropologicum;2014, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p841
With a cross-sectional survey wich was held on in Slovenia we would like to define the predictors of high prescribing rates in family practice. 42 involved family doctors reported 300 office contacts, i.e. a total of 12,596 contacts. The participants were asked to fulfil the questionnaire for...