François Verdon

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Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Chest wall syndrome among primary care patients: a cohort study
    François Verdon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 8:51. 2007
  2. pmc Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule for chest wall syndrome in primary care
    Alexandre Ronga
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 13:74. 2012
  3. pmc The 'help' question doesn't help when screening for major depression: external validation of the three-question screening test for primary care patients managed for physical complaints
    Patrick Lombardo
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Med 9:114. 2011
  4. pmc Ruling out coronary heart disease in primary care patients with chest pain: a clinical prediction score
    Baris Gencer
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Med 8:9. 2010
  5. pmc Predictive ability of an early diagnostic guess in patients presenting with chest pain; a longitudinal descriptive study
    François Verdon
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:14. 2010
  6. pmc Development of mental disorders one year after exposure to psychosocial stressors; a cohort study in primary care patients with a physical complaint
    Lilli Herzig
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 44, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:120. 2012
  7. pmc Patients presenting with somatic complaints in general practice: depression, anxiety and somatoform disorders are frequent and associated with psychosocial stressors
    Nader Haftgoli
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:67. 2010
  8. pmc Oral vitamin B12 for patients suspected of subtle cobalamin deficiency: a multicentre pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Bernard Favrat
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 12:2. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Chest pain in daily practice: occurrence, causes and management
    François Verdon
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:340-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint [Medical research in general medicine: activities of the Lausanne General Medicine Division]
    François Verdon
    Unité de Médecine Générale, Policlinique médicale universitaire Rue César Roux 19, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:463-6. 2002

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Publications10

  1. pmc Chest wall syndrome among primary care patients: a cohort study
    François Verdon
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 8:51. 2007
    ..However, there is a lack of information about the characteristics of this syndrome. The aims of the study are to describe the clinical aspects of chest wall syndrome (CWS)...
  2. pmc Development and validation of a clinical prediction rule for chest wall syndrome in primary care
    Alexandre Ronga
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 13:74. 2012
    ..Chest wall syndrome (CWS), the main cause of chest pain in primary care practice, is most often an exclusion diagnosis. We developed and evaluated a clinical prediction rule for CWS...
  3. pmc The 'help' question doesn't help when screening for major depression: external validation of the three-question screening test for primary care patients managed for physical complaints
    Patrick Lombardo
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Med 9:114. 2011
    ..We validated the abbreviated screening procedure for major depression with and without the 'help' question in primary care patients managed for a physical complaint...
  4. pmc Ruling out coronary heart disease in primary care patients with chest pain: a clinical prediction score
    Baris Gencer
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Med 8:9. 2010
    ..Chest pain raises concern for the possibility of coronary heart disease. Scoring methods have been developed to identify coronary heart disease in emergency settings, but not in primary care...
  5. pmc Predictive ability of an early diagnostic guess in patients presenting with chest pain; a longitudinal descriptive study
    François Verdon
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:14. 2010
    ..However, no study to date has attempted to quantify the importance of general practitioners' (GPs) ability to correctly appraise the origin of chest pain within the first minutes of an encounter...
  6. pmc Development of mental disorders one year after exposure to psychosocial stressors; a cohort study in primary care patients with a physical complaint
    Lilli Herzig
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 44, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:120. 2012
    ..The study explores the onset of such disorders after exposure to psychosocial stressors in a cohort of primary care patients with at least one physical symptom...
  7. pmc Patients presenting with somatic complaints in general practice: depression, anxiety and somatoform disorders are frequent and associated with psychosocial stressors
    Nader Haftgoli
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 11:67. 2010
    ..We also investigated the relationship between cumulated psychosocial stressors and mental disorders...
  8. pmc Oral vitamin B12 for patients suspected of subtle cobalamin deficiency: a multicentre pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Bernard Favrat
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Bugnon 44, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    BMC Fam Pract 12:2. 2011
    ..We compared the effectiveness of one-month oral vitamin B12 supplementation in patients with a subtle vitamin B12 deficiency to that of a placebo...
  9. doi request reprint Chest pain in daily practice: occurrence, causes and management
    François Verdon
    Institute of General Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:340-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the occurrence and aetiology of chest pain in primary care practice. These features differ between primary and emergency care settings, where most previous studies have been performed...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Medical research in general medicine: activities of the Lausanne General Medicine Division]
    François Verdon
    Unité de Médecine Générale, Policlinique médicale universitaire Rue César Roux 19, 1005 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:463-6. 2002
    ..Primary care research interest as well as its limits and difficulties are discussed...