Attila Altiner

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute cough: a qualitative analysis of how GPs manage the consultation when patients explicitly or implicitly expect antibiotic prescriptions
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, , PO Box 101007, , Germany
    Fam Pract 21:500-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Reducing antibiotic prescriptions for acute cough by motivating GPs to change their attitudes to communication and empowering patients: a cluster-randomized intervention study
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:638-44. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Fluoroquinolones to treat uncomplicated acute cough in primary care: predictors for unjustified prescribing of antibiotics
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, Medical Faculty, University of Rostock, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1521-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Dementia knowledge among general practitioners: first results and psychometric properties of a new instrument
    Michael Pentzek
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1105-15. 2009
  5. pmc Reducing unnecessary prescriptions of antibiotics for acute cough: adaptation of a leaflet aimed at Turkish immigrants in Germany
    Selime Sahlan
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 9:57. 2008
  6. pmc Sputum colour for diagnosis of a bacterial infection in patients with acute cough
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:70-3. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Cued recall and other cognitive tasks to facilitate dementia recognition in primary care
    Angela Fuchs
    Department of General Practice, Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:130-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Are women getting relevant information about mammography screening for an informed consent: a critical appraisal of information brochures used for screening invitation in Germany, Italy, Spain and France
    Elisabeth Gummersbach
    Department of General Practice, Universitatsklinikum, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 20:409-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute cough: a qualitative analysis of how GPs manage the consultation when patients explicitly or implicitly expect antibiotic prescriptions
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, , PO Box 101007, , Germany
    Fam Pract 21:500-6. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION: GPs seem to overestimate the actual pressure to prescribe antibiotics for acute cough. The (over) prescription of antibiotics might not be a question of knowledge but a lack of patient centredness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reducing antibiotic prescriptions for acute cough by motivating GPs to change their attitudes to communication and empowering patients: a cluster-randomized intervention study
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:638-44. 2007
    ..Assessing the efficacy of an educational intervention that aimed to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions in primary care by motivating GPs to change their attitudes to communication and by empowering patients...
  3. doi request reprint Fluoroquinolones to treat uncomplicated acute cough in primary care: predictors for unjustified prescribing of antibiotics
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, Medical Faculty, University of Rostock, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1521-5. 2010
    ..We tried to ascertain which factors best predict the nature of fluoroquinolone prescribing for acute cough in primary care...
  4. doi request reprint Dementia knowledge among general practitioners: first results and psychometric properties of a new instrument
    Michael Pentzek
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1105-15. 2009
    ..There is no up-to-date measure of GPs' knowledge of dementia, resulting in the use of unreliable ad hoc questionnaires in recent studies, thus increasing the risk of biased results...
  5. pmc Reducing unnecessary prescriptions of antibiotics for acute cough: adaptation of a leaflet aimed at Turkish immigrants in Germany
    Selime Sahlan
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University, 40001 Duesseldorf, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 9:57. 2008
    ..A German leaflet designed to improve the doctor-patient communication has been positively tested and then adapted for Turkish patients...
  6. pmc Sputum colour for diagnosis of a bacterial infection in patients with acute cough
    Attila Altiner
    Department of General Practice, University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Scand J Prim Health Care 27:70-3. 2009
    ..Sputum colour plays an important role in the disease concepts for acute cough, both in the patients' and the doctors' view. However, it is unclear whether the sputum colour can be used for diagnosis of a bacterial infection...
  7. doi request reprint Cued recall and other cognitive tasks to facilitate dementia recognition in primary care
    Angela Fuchs
    Department of General Practice, Medical Faculty, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:130-5. 2012
    ..To compare the accuracy of commonly used tasks with that of the Visual Association Test (VAT), a conceptually different test involving cued recall of pictorial stimuli, in the recognition of dementia within primary care...
  8. doi request reprint Are women getting relevant information about mammography screening for an informed consent: a critical appraisal of information brochures used for screening invitation in Germany, Italy, Spain and France
    Elisabeth Gummersbach
    Department of General Practice, Universitatsklinikum, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 20:409-14. 2010
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