K Fairhurst

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What happened when Scottish women were given advance supplies of emergency contraception? A survey and qualitative study of women's views and experiences
    Sue Ziebland
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1767-79. 2005
  2. pmc From trial data to practical knowledge: qualitative study of how general practitioners have accessed and used evidence about statin drugs in their management of hypercholesterolaemia
    K Fairhurst
    Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Levinson House, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 317:1130-4. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception: why can't you give it away? Qualitative findings from an evaluation of advance provision of emergency contraception
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health, Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmons Street, EH8 9DX, United Kingdom
    Contraception 70:25-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint "Not that sort of practice": the views and behaviour of primary care practitioners in a study of advance provision of emergency contraception
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Fam Pract 22:280-6. 2005
  5. pmc What general practitioners find satisfying in their work: implications for health care system reform
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    Ann Fam Med 4:500-5. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Texting appointment reminders to repeated non-attenders in primary care: randomised controlled study
    K Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:373-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowing patients and knowledge about patients: evidence of modes of reasoning in the consultation?
    K Fairhurst
    Department of Community Health Sciences, General Practice, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 18:501-5. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Advanced provision of emergency contraception does not reduce abortion rates
    Anna Glasier
    Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, Scotland, UK
    Contraception 69:361-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint What happened when Scottish women were given advance supplies of emergency contraception? A survey and qualitative study of women's views and experiences
    Sue Ziebland
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington OX3 7LF, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1767-79. 2005
    ..We interpret the data in the light of the observation that EC has an anomalous role in contraception and the work of applied linguists Candlin and Lucas who have demonstrated the difficulties inherent in the family planning consultation...
  2. pmc From trial data to practical knowledge: qualitative study of how general practitioners have accessed and used evidence about statin drugs in their management of hypercholesterolaemia
    K Fairhurst
    Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Levinson House, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 317:1130-4. 1998
    ..To draw out the practical implications of this study for strategies to integrate clinical evidence into general medical practice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception: why can't you give it away? Qualitative findings from an evaluation of advance provision of emergency contraception
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health, Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmons Street, EH8 9DX, United Kingdom
    Contraception 70:25-9. 2004
    ..If advance provision of EC is to be successful in reducing abortion rates, professionals must address their concerns about EC and develop imaginative ways of encouraging women most at risk of unwanted pregnancy to take supplies home...
  4. ncbi request reprint "Not that sort of practice": the views and behaviour of primary care practitioners in a study of advance provision of emergency contraception
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Fam Pract 22:280-6. 2005
    ..Although this intervention was not associated with an overall reduction in abortion rates in Lothian, it was hypothesized that some general practices may have been more successful than others in promoting and delivering the intervention...
  5. pmc What general practitioners find satisfying in their work: implications for health care system reform
    Karen Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, UK
    Ann Fam Med 4:500-5. 2006
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Texting appointment reminders to repeated non-attenders in primary care: randomised controlled study
    K Fairhurst
    Division of Community Health Sciences GP section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:373-6. 2008
    ..Failure to attend appointments compromises health service efficiency. Despite considerable interest in using novel technologies to improve attendance, evidence from rigorously conducted controlled studies is lacking...
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowing patients and knowledge about patients: evidence of modes of reasoning in the consultation?
    K Fairhurst
    Department of Community Health Sciences, General Practice, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Fam Pract 18:501-5. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Advanced provision of emergency contraception does not reduce abortion rates
    Anna Glasier
    Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Family Planning and Well Woman Services, Edinburgh EH4 1NL, Scotland, UK
    Contraception 69:361-6. 2004
    ..The results of this study suggest that widespread distribution of advanced supplies of EC through health services may not be an effective way to reduce the incidence of unintended pregnancy in the UK...