Stewart W Mercer

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Publications

  1. pmc Empathy and quality of care
    Stewart W Mercer
    Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 52:S9-12. 2002
  2. pmc The importance of empathy in the enablement of patients attending the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital
    Stewart W Mercer
    Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 52:901-5. 2002
  3. pmc More time for complex consultations in a high-deprivation practice is associated with increased patient enablement
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 57:960-6. 2007
  4. pmc The inverse care law: clinical primary care encounters in deprived and affluent areas of Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 5:503-10. 2007
  5. pmc Outcome related to impact on daily living: preliminary validation of the ORIDL instrument
    David Reilly
    AdHom Academic Department, Centre for Integrative Care, Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 OXQ, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:139. 2007
  6. pmc Involving deprived communities in improving the quality of primary care services: does participatory action research work?
    Peter G Cawston
    1Drumchapel Health Centre, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:88. 2007
  7. pmc Quality in general practice consultations; a qualitative study of the views of patients living in an area of high socio-economic deprivation in Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:22. 2007
  8. pmc CQI-2--a new measure of holistic interpersonal care in primary care consultations
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 56:262-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes: a prospective study of acupuncture patients
    Sarah Price
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 63:239-45. 2006
  10. ncbi Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes of patients attending the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital: a retrospective and prospective comparison
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:498-501. 2005

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  1. pmc Empathy and quality of care
    Stewart W Mercer
    Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 52:S9-12. 2002
    ..A variety of assessment and feedback techniques have also been used in general medicine psychiatry and nursing. Further work is required to determine if clinical empathy needs to be, and can be, improved in the primary care setting...
  2. pmc The importance of empathy in the enablement of patients attending the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital
    Stewart W Mercer
    Department of General Practice, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 52:901-5. 2002
    ..Patient enablement in general practice is known to be limited by consultation length. However, the processes within the consultation that lead to enablement are not well understood...
  3. pmc More time for complex consultations in a high-deprivation practice is associated with increased patient enablement
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 57:960-6. 2007
    ..Evidence of the beneficial effects of longer consultations in general practice is limited...
  4. pmc The inverse care law: clinical primary care encounters in deprived and affluent areas of Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 5:503-10. 2007
    ..The inverse care law states that the availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it in the population served, but there is little research on how the inverse care law actually operates...
  5. pmc Outcome related to impact on daily living: preliminary validation of the ORIDL instrument
    David Reilly
    AdHom Academic Department, Centre for Integrative Care, Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 OXQ, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:139. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper is to describe the background and potential uses of the ORIDL, and to report on its preliminary validation in a series of three studies in secondary and primary care...
  6. pmc Involving deprived communities in improving the quality of primary care services: does participatory action research work?
    Peter G Cawston
    1Drumchapel Health Centre, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:88. 2007
    ..The specific objectives were firstly to create participation by local people in evaluating the primary care services available in the area and secondly to bring about change as a result of this process...
  7. pmc Quality in general practice consultations; a qualitative study of the views of patients living in an area of high socio-economic deprivation in Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:22. 2007
    ..Patients views on primary care in deprived areas are not well documented. In the present study we explore the views of patients living in a high deprivation area on the quality of consultations in general practice...
  8. pmc CQI-2--a new measure of holistic interpersonal care in primary care consultations
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
    Br J Gen Pract 56:262-8. 2006
    ..The Consultation Quality Index (CQI) is a holistic quality marker for GPs based on patient enablement, continuity of the care and consultation length...
  9. ncbi Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes: a prospective study of acupuncture patients
    Sarah Price
    University of Edinburgh, Public Health Sciences, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 63:239-45. 2006
    ..To measure acupuncture patients' perceptions of practitioner empathy at the initial consultation and its relationship with patient enablement, and prospectively reported changes in symptoms...
  10. ncbi Practitioner empathy, patient enablement and health outcomes of patients attending the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital: a retrospective and prospective comparison
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:498-501. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates the importance of prospective studies in assessing potentially causal relationships between consultation quality and health outcomes and suggests a key role for patient enablement...
  11. ncbi Length of consultations. Time and stress are limiting holistic care in Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    BMJ 325:1241. 2002
  12. ncbi Empathy, enablement, and outcome: an exploratory study on acupuncture patients' perceptions
    Hugh MacPherson
    Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine, 296 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1ET, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 9:869-76. 2003
    ..To conduct an exploratory, retrospective study of acupuncture patients' perceptions of practitioner empathy, patient enablement, and health outcome, and to investigate the associations between them...
  13. ncbi A qualitative study of patient's views on the consultation at the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, an NHS integrative complementary and orthodox medical care unit
    Stewart W Mercer
    Section of General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 4 Lancaster Crescent, Glasgow G12 0RR, Scotland, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:13-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, patients attending the GHH highly value the holistic approach, and view time, empathy, and the therapeutic relationship as being of key importance...
  14. ncbi The consultation and relational empathy (CARE) measure: development and preliminary validation and reliability of an empathy-based consultation process measure
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    Fam Pract 21:699-705. 2004
    ..Empathy is a key aspect of the clinical encounter but there is a lack of patient-assessed measures suitable for general clinical settings...
  15. ncbi Relevance and practical use of the Consultation and Relational Empathy (CARE) Measure in general practice
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, 1 Horeselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    Fam Pract 22:328-34. 2005
    ..The Consultation and Relational Empathy (CARE) Measure has been developed as a tool for assessing the patients' perceptions of relational empathy in the consultation...
  16. ncbi A pilot prospective study on the consultation and relational empathy, patient enablement, and health changes over 12 months in patients going to the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital
    Annemieke P Bikker
    ADHOM Academic Departments, Centre for Integrative Care, Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 11:591-600. 2005
    ..To relate prospectively initial consultation characteristics-length, empathy, and patient enablement- with perceived health changes in patients going to the Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital (GHH)...
  17. pmc New contract reduces quality of patient-nurse relationship
    Stewart W Mercer
    BMJ 334:8. 2007
  18. ncbi Determinants and patient-reported long-term outcomes of physician empathy in oncology: a structural equation modelling approach
    Melanie Neumann
    Centre for Health Services Research Cologne, Medical Department of the University of Cologne, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 69:63-75. 2007
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to explore patient- and physician-specific determinants of physician empathy (PE) and to analyse the influence of PE on patient-reported long-term outcomes in German cancer patients...
  19. pmc An exploratory mixed methods study of the acceptability and effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for patients with active depression and anxiety in primary care
    Andy Finucane
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 6:14. 2006
    ..This exploratory study examined the acceptability and effectiveness of MBCT for patients in primary care with active symptoms of depression and anxiety..
  20. pmc Health services research in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong: an analysis of over 1 million antihypertensive prescriptions between 2004-2007 as an example of the potential and pitfalls of using routinely collected electronic patient data
    Martin C S Wong
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow G12 9LX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:138. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the potential usefulness of a comprehensive database used routinely in the public healthcare system in Hong Kong, using antihypertensive drug prescriptions in primary care as an example...
  21. pmc Further observations on enablement
    John G R Howie
    General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 4 Ravelrig Park, Balerno, Edinburgh EH14 7DL, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:499-500. 2008
  22. pmc Impact of the 2004 GMS contract on practice nurses: a qualitative study
    Wendy McGregor
    The Calderwood Practice, Alison Lea Medical Centre, East Kilbride
    Br J Gen Pract 58:711-9. 2008
    ..The new GMS contract has led to practice nurses playing an important role in the delivery of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)...