Affiliation: King's College London
- Patients' attitudes to medicines and expectations for prescriptionsNicky Britten
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
Health Expect 5:256-69. 2002..Recent research has shown that patients' expectations for prescriptions influence doctors' prescribing decisions, but little is known of the antecedents of these expectations...
- Misunderstandings in prescribing decisions in general practice: qualitative studyN Britten
Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College, London SE11 6SP
BMJ 320:484-8. 2000..To identify and describe misunderstandings between patients and doctors associated with prescribing decisions in general practice...
- Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations: qualitative studyC A Barry
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London SE11 6SP
BMJ 320:1246-50. 2000..To investigate patients' agendas before consultation and to assess which aspects of agendas are voiced in the consultation and the effects of unvoiced agendas on outcomes...
- Measuring the appropriateness of prescribing in primary care: are current measures complete?N Barber
Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
J Clin Pharm Ther 30:533-9. 2005..To explore the predictive accuracy of these instruments...
- Giving voice to the lifeworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practiceC A Barry
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
Soc Sci Med 53:487-505. 2001..This would require attention to structural aspects of the healthcare system to enable doctors to work fully within the patient-centred model...
- Menorrhagia in general practice--disease or illnessN O'Flynn
Lambeth Walk Group Practice, London, UK
Soc Sci Med 50:651-61. 2000..It is suggested that the disease model of menorrhagia is not relevant to the majority of women with this complaint. It is proposed that the disease model be replaced with illness models...
- Pathways to HIV testing and care by black African and white patients in LondonJ Erwin
Academic Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s Medical School, Harrison Wing, St Thomas s Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
Sex Transm Infect 78:37-9. 2002..To examine factors associated with uptake of HIV clinic services by black African HIV positive people living in London...
- Doctor-patient communication about drugs: the evidence for shared decision makingF A Stevenson
Department of General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
Soc Sci Med 50:829-40. 2000..These findings were presented in feedback sessions with participating GPs, who identified a number of barriers to shared decision making, as well as expressing an interest in developing strategies to overcome these barriers...
- Developing a measure for the appropriateness of prescribing in general practiceN Britten
GKT Concordance Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London
Qual Saf Health Care 12:246-50. 2003....
- Patients' involvement in decisions about medicines: GPs' perceptions of their preferencesKate Cox
King s College London, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, London
Br J Gen Pract 57:777-84. 2007..Patients vary in their desire to be involved in decisions about their care...
- The effect of patient self-completion agenda forms on prescribing and adherence in general practice: a randomized controlled trialWilliam Hamilton
CAPER research practices, Halford Wing Dean Clarke House, Southernhay, Exeter EX1 1PQ, UK
Fam Pract 24:77-83. 2007..What the patient wants from a general practice consultation and what the doctor believes they want are not always the same thing. This mismatch may lead to unwanted and unnecessary prescribing...
- The expression of aversion to medicines in general practice consultationsNicky Britten
Institute of Clinical Education, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, St Luke s Campus, Exeter, Devon EX1 2LU, England, UK
Soc Sci Med 59:1495-503. 2004..The results of this paper suggest that using aversion as an interactional resource might be the only safe way for patients to express their aversion without seeming to breach the social contract...
- Women's views of optimal risk communication and decision making in general practice consultations about the menopause and hormone replacement therapyFiona M Walter
General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
Patient Educ Couns 53:121-8. 2004..Some patients wish for a more directive approach, and practitioners need to develop skills to evaluate each patient's needs at each consultation...
- Acupuncture for people with chronic illness: combining qualitative and quantitative outcome assessmentCharlotte Paterson
MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
J Altern Complement Med 9:671-81. 2003..What benefits and problems do such people perceive and experience as important? To what extent do three subjective health questionnaires encompass and measure these treatment effects?..
- What information do patients need about medicines? "Doing prescribing": how doctors can be more effectiveGlyn Elwyn
Primary Care Group, Swansea Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP
BMJ 327:864-7. 2003
- Developing and using quantitative instruments for measuring doctor-patient communication about drugsLinda Jenkins
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
Patient Educ Couns 50:273-8. 2003..The research was developmental and findings suggest that unnecessary prescribing and problems in communication are more likely to lead to poor outcomes in terms of non-adherence and patients having barriers to using their medication...
- "Fire away": the opening sequence in general practice consultationsJoseph Gafaranga
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, UK
Fam Pract 20:242-7. 2003..However, little attention has been paid so far to the ways in which this might actually be achieved...
- Does a prescribed treatment match a patient's priorities?Nicky Britten
Institute of Clinical Education, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, St Luke s Campus, Exeter EX1 2LU
BMJ 327:840. 2003
- Consultations do not have to be longerLinda Jenkins
BMJ 325:388. 2002
- Can drug regimens be adapted to patients, or vice versa?Peter A G M De Smet
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University Medical Centre St Radboud, 6525GA Nijmegen, Netherlands
Lancet 370:813-4. 2007
- Using meta ethnography to synthesise qualitative research: a worked exampleNicky Britten
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King's College London, 5 Lambeth Walk, London SE11 6SP, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:209-15. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: It is possible to use meta ethnography to synthesise the results of qualitative research. The worked example has produced middle-range theories in the form of hypotheses that could be tested by other researchers...
- Patient agendas in primary careWilliam Hamilton
BMJ 332:1225-6. 2006
- Why do general practitioners prescribe antibiotics for sore throat? Grounded theory interview studySatinder Kumar
Department of Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 3RT
BMJ 326:138. 2003..To understand why general practitioners prescribe antibiotics for some cases of sore throat and to explore the factors that influence their prescribing...
- A narrative review shows the unvalidated use of self-report questionnaires for individual medication as outcome measuresCharlotte Paterson
MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Briston BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
J Clin Epidemiol 58:967-73. 2005..We searched for validated self-completion questionnaires suitable for measuring change in medication...
- What effects do patients feel from their antihypertensive tablets and how do they react to them? Qualitative analysis of interviews with patientsJohn Benson
Applied Healthcare Research, Institute of Health and Social Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, St Lukes Campus, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
Fam Pract 23:80-7. 2006..Patients commonly experience palpable effects from antihypertensives. Few studies have examined patients' experiences of these effects and how they influence patients' behaviour and medicine-taking...
- Use of chaperones in general practice: GPs try to balance doctors' and patients' needsNicky Britten
BMJ 330:846. 2005
- A systematic review of the research on communication between patients and health care professionals about medicines: the consequences for concordanceFiona A Stevenson
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, Hampstead, London, UK
Health Expect 7:235-45. 2004..We draw on a systematic review of research on two-way communication between patients and health practitioners about medicines in order to determine the extent to which concordance is, or is not, being put into practice...
- Evaluating meta-ethnography: a synthesis of qualitative research on lay experiences of diabetes and diabetes careRona Campbell
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
Soc Sci Med 56:671-84. 2003..In addition, from it a practical method of qualitative research assessment evolved. This process is promising but requires further testing and evaluation before it could be recommended for more widespread adoption...
- Diagnosing menstrual disorders: a qualitative study of the approach of primary care professionalsNorma O'Flynn
Imperial College, London
Br J Gen Pract 54:353-8. 2004..Menstrual disorders are a common presentation in primary care. Wide variations in management as well as discordance between patient and practitioners in relation to presenting problems have been described...
- Patients' expectations of consultationsNicky Britten
BMJ 328:416-7. 2004
- Who decides about prostate cancer treatment? A qualitative studyHoward Cohen
Elizabeth House Practice, 515 Limpsfield Road, Warlingham CR6 9LF, Surrey, UK
Fam Pract 20:724-9. 2003....
- Self-treatment and its discussion in medical consultations: how is medical pluralism managed in practice?Fiona A Stevenson
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, Kings College, London SE11 6SP, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:513-27. 2003....
- Patients' views about taking antihypertensive drugs: questionnaire studyJohn Benson
General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 2SR
BMJ 326:1314-5. 2003
- The impact of consumer involvement in research: an evaluation of consumer involvement in the London Primary Care Studies ProgrammeKatrina Wyatt
Child Health Research Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, St Luke s Campus, Exeter EX12LU, UK
Fam Pract 25:154-61. 2008..This evaluation assessed the level and impact of consumer involvement in the London Primary Care Studies Programme (LPCSP), all of whose individual projects had to demonstrate substantial involvement as a condition of funding...