Adrian Edwards

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychological interventions for women with metastatic breast cancer
    Adrian Gk Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK, CF14 4YS
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Personalised risk communication for informed decision making about taking screening tests
    A G K Edwards
    Cardiff University, Dept of General Practice, Centre for Health Services Research, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
  3. pmc Risk of cardiovascular disease? A qualitative study of risk interpretation among patients with high cholesterol
    Pia Kirkegaard
    Research Unit for General Practice and Research Centre for Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 14:137. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Personalised risk communication for informed decision making about taking screening tests
    Adrian G K Edwards
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School ofMedicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
  5. pmc Absolute risk representation in cardiovascular disease prevention: comprehension and preferences of health care consumers and general practitioners involved in a focus group study
    Sophie Hill
    Centre for Health Communication and Participation, Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:108. 2010
  6. pmc Deconstructing patient centred communication and uncovering shared decision making: an observational study
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:2. 2002
  7. pmc Supporting informed decision making for prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing on the web: an online randomized controlled trial
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e27. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Delays in response and triage times reduce patient satisfaction and enablement after using out-of-hours services
    Mark Kelly
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Second Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS
    Fam Pract 27:652-63. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Option Grids: shared decision making made easier
    Glyn Elwyn
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 90:207-12. 2013
  10. pmc Training practitioners to deliver opportunistic multiple behaviour change counselling in primary care: a cluster randomised trial
    Christopher C Butler
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    BMJ 346:f1191. 2013

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. doi request reprint Psychological interventions for women with metastatic breast cancer
    Adrian Gk Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK, CF14 4YS
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2008
    ..One early study appeared to show significant survival and psychological benefits from a psychological intervention given to women with metastatic breast cancer. Subsequent studies have however demonstrated conflicting results...
  2. ncbi request reprint Personalised risk communication for informed decision making about taking screening tests
    A G K Edwards
    Cardiff University, Dept of General Practice, Centre for Health Services Research, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2006
    ..Personalised risk estimates have been shown to be effective methods of risk communication in general, but the effectiveness of different strategies has not previously been examined...
  3. pmc Risk of cardiovascular disease? A qualitative study of risk interpretation among patients with high cholesterol
    Pia Kirkegaard
    Research Unit for General Practice and Research Centre for Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 14:137. 2013
    ..However, risk interpretations interplay with social context in complex ways. The objective was to explore how asymptomatic patients with high cholesterol interpret risk of cardiovascular disease...
  4. doi request reprint Personalised risk communication for informed decision making about taking screening tests
    Adrian G K Edwards
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School ofMedicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..Achieving both adequate involvement of consumers and informed decision making are now seen as important goals for screening programmes. Personalised risk estimates have been shown to be effective methods of risk communication...
  5. pmc Absolute risk representation in cardiovascular disease prevention: comprehension and preferences of health care consumers and general practitioners involved in a focus group study
    Sophie Hill
    Centre for Health Communication and Participation, Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:108. 2010
    ..In Australia, health organisations have promoted an absolute risk approach, thereby raising the question of suitable standardised formats for risk communication...
  6. pmc Deconstructing patient centred communication and uncovering shared decision making: an observational study
    Michel Wensing
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, P, O, Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2:2. 2002
    ..Patient centred communication (PCC) has been described as a method for doctor-patient communication. The principles of shared decision making (SDM) have been proposed more recently...
  7. pmc Supporting informed decision making for prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing on the web: an online randomized controlled trial
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e27. 2010
    ..The Web-based PSA decision aid, Prosdex, was developed as part of the UK Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme in order to help men make such informed decisions...
  8. doi request reprint Delays in response and triage times reduce patient satisfaction and enablement after using out-of-hours services
    Mark Kelly
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Second Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS
    Fam Pract 27:652-63. 2010
    ..The design of the study is a cross-sectional survey. The setting of the study is nine GP out-of-hours services, three Accident and Emergency units and an all Wales telephone advice service in Wales...
  9. doi request reprint Option Grids: shared decision making made easier
    Glyn Elwyn
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 90:207-12. 2013
    ..To date, most evidence about 'patient decision aids' has been based on tools with high content levels, designed for patients to use independently, either before or after visits...
  10. pmc Training practitioners to deliver opportunistic multiple behaviour change counselling in primary care: a cluster randomised trial
    Christopher C Butler
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    BMJ 346:f1191. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of training primary care health professionals in behaviour change counselling on the proportion of patients self reporting change in four risk behaviours (smoking, alcohol use, exercise, and healthy eating)...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring the requirements for a decision aid on familial breast cancer in the UK context: a qualitative study with patients referred to a cancer genetics service
    Rachel Iredale
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:110-5. 2008
    ..These are largely aimed at the North American market. However, no decision aids concerning familial breast cancer exist in the UK...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increasing readiness to decide and strengthening behavioral intentions: evaluating the impact of a web-based patient decision aid for breast cancer treatment options (BresDex: www.bresdex.com)
    Stephanie Sivell
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 88:209-17. 2012
    ..To undertake a quantitative evaluation of a theory-based, interactive online decision aid (BresDex) to support women choosing surgery for early breast cancer (Stage I and II), based on observations of its use in practice...
  13. doi request reprint The need to improve the interface between in-hours and out-of-hours GP care, and between out-of-hours care and self-care
    Paul Kinnersley
    South East Wales Trials Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS
    Fam Pract 27:664-72. 2010
    ..considerable changes have occurred over the last 5 years in the organization of out-of-hours care in the UK. Users' experiences of their care are an important part of 'quality of care' and are valuable for identifying areas for improvement...
  14. pmc Toward a model for field-testing patient decision-support technologies: a qualitative field-testing study
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    J Med Internet Res 9:e21. 2007
    ..We incorporated field-testing into the development of a Web-based, prostate-specific antigen PDST called Prosdex, which was commissioned as part of the UK Prostate Cancer Risk Management Programme...
  15. doi request reprint How to develop web-based decision support interventions for patients: a process map
    Glyn Elwyn
    Decision Laboratory, Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 82:260-5. 2011
    ..We propose a systematic process map for others to consider as they develop web-based, perhaps multimedia, decision support interventions and to examine the future challenges faced by developers...
  16. ncbi request reprint How risk is perceived, constructed and interpreted by clients in clinical genetics, and the effects on decision making: systematic review
    Stephanie Sivell
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, 2nd Floor, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
    J Genet Couns 17:30-63. 2008
    ....
  17. pmc Patient Safety Incidents Involving Sick Children in Primary Care in England and Wales: A Mixed Methods Analysis
    Philippa Rees
    Division of Population Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 14:e1002217. 2017
    ..The contribution of iatrogenic harm to these outcomes is unclear. As primary care is the first point of healthcare contact for most children, we sought to investigate the safety of care provided to children in this setting...
  18. pmc Factors influencing the surgery intentions and choices of women with early breast cancer: the predictive utility of an extended theory of planned behaviour
    Stephanie Sivell
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:92. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to understand and predict the surgery intentions and choices of women newly diagnosed with early breast cancer, examining the predictive utility of an extended TPB...
  19. pmc Involving patients in primary care consultations: assessing preferences using discrete choice experiments
    Mirella F Longo
    School of Care Science, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd CF37 1DL, Wales, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 56:35-42. 2006
    ..It is not known whether or to what extent SDM contributes to the welfare arising from a consultation, and how important this contribution is relative to other attributes of a consultation...
  20. pmc Developing a facilitation model to promote organisational development in primary care practices
    Melody Rhydderch
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Neuadd Meirionydd, Heath Park, CF14 4YS, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:38. 2006
    ..A qualitative study based on transcript analysis was adopted...
  21. pmc A randomised controlled trial of the effects of a web-based PSA decision aid, Prosdex. Protocol
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:58. 2007
    ..In addition, a mathematical simulation model of the effects of Prosdex will be developed...
  22. doi request reprint Theory-based design and field-testing of an intervention to support women choosing surgery for breast cancer: BresDex
    Stephanie Sivell
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Group, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 86:179-88. 2012
    ..Design and undertake usability and field-testing evaluation of a theory-guided decision aid (BresDex) in supporting women choosing surgery for early breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing organisational development in European primary care using a group-based method: a feasibility study of the Maturity Matrix
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:8-21. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the Maturity Matrix as a tool and an organisational development measure in European family practice settings...
  24. pmc Supporting informed decision making online in 20 minutes: an observational web-log study of a PSA test decision aid
    Natalie Joseph-Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 12:e15. 2010
    ..We know what decision aids achieve in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), but we still know very little about how they are used and how this relates to the informed decision making outcome measures...
  25. pmc The problematic of decision-sharing: deconstructing 'cholesterol' in a clinical encounter
    Richard Gwyn
    Health Communication Research Centre, School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 6:242-54. 2003
    ....
  26. pmc Harms from discharge to primary care: mixed methods analysis of incident reports
    Huw Williams
    Primary Care Patient Safety Research Group, Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 65:e829-37. 2015
    ..Discharge from hospital presents significant risks to patient safety, with up to one in five patients experiencing adverse events within 3 weeks of leaving hospital...
  27. pmc Decision aids for familial breast cancer: exploring women's views using focus groups
    Frances Rapport
    School of Medicine, Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, UK
    Health Expect 9:232-44. 2006
    ..Information currently includes leaflets and computerized decision aids, offering interactive interfaces to clarify complex choices...
  28. doi request reprint Interactive patient decision aids for women facing genetic testing for familial breast cancer: a systematic web and literature review
    Lisa Williams
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 14:70-4. 2008
    ..A systematic review to identify and appraise interactive decision aids that are designed for consumer use, in the field of hereditary breast cancer and genetic testing...
  29. pmc Shared decision making: a model for clinical practice
    Glyn Elwyn
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Neuadd Meirionydd, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK, CF14 4XN
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1361-7. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Prevalence of urinary tract infection in acutely unwell children in general practice: a prospective study with systematic urine sampling
    Kathryn O'Brien
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e156-64. 2013
    ..Urinary tract infection (UTI) in children may be associated with long-term complications that could be prevented by prompt treatment...
  31. pmc Inside the black box of shared decision making: distinguishing between the process of involvement and who makes the decision
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 9:307-20. 2006
    ..Shared decision making has practical implications for everyday health care. However, it stems from largely theoretical frameworks and is not widely implemented in routine practice...
  32. ncbi request reprint Process and outcome in communication of genetic information within families: a systematic review
    Clara L Gaff
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:999-1011. 2007
    ..Currently, there is insufficient information to inform the development of theoretically and empirically based practice to foster 'good' communication. The implications for future research are discussed...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prominent strategy but rare in practice: shared decision-making and patient decision support technologies in the UK
    Rhodri Evans
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:247-53. 2007
    ..3 euro National Programme for IT. The legislative framework in the UK is conducive to the implementation of shared decision-making, and there is a growing body of research literature, albeit focused on PDSTs...
  34. doi request reprint Toward Minimum Standards for Certifying Patient Decision Aids: A Modified Delphi Consensus Process
    Natalie Joseph-Williams
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK NJ W, RN, AE, GE Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO MP Department of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK M AD Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Wales Cancer Trials Unit, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK SS Faculty of Health Sciences, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada DS, CB Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada AO Department of General Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX RJV Division of General Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina Department of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC MP Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK RT Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH GE
    Med Decis Making 34:699-710. 2014
    ..We report a modified Delphi consensus process to agree on IPDASi (v3.0) items that should be considered as minimum standards for PDA certification, for inclusion in the refined IPDASi (v4.0)...
  35. doi request reprint Investing in deliberation: a definition and classification of decision support interventions for people facing difficult health decisions
    Glyn Elwyn
    Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
    Med Decis Making 30:701-11. 2010
    ..The interest in decision support interventions for patients heralds a transformation in clinical practice although many important areas remain unresolved...
  36. ncbi request reprint Presenting risk information to people with diabetes: evaluating effects and preferences for different formats by a web-based randomised controlled trial
    Adrian Edwards
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 63:336-49. 2006
    ..We therefore evaluated different risk presentation formats - numerical, graphical and others - addressing the pros and cons of tight control versus usual treatment approaches for diabetes...
  37. pmc Assessing the quality of decision support technologies using the International Patient Decision Aid Standards instrument (IPDASi)
    Glyn Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine and the School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e4705. 2009
    ..To describe the development, validation and inter-rater reliability of an instrument to measure the quality of patient decision support technologies (decision aids)...
  38. pmc Understanding surgery choices for breast cancer: how might the Theory of Planned Behaviour and the Common Sense Model contribute to decision support interventions?
    Stephanie Sivell
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Health Expect 14:6-19. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of genetic clinicians in Wales to the future development of cancer genetics services
    Rachel Iredale
    Institute of Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:86-9. 2007
    ..Cancer genetics is one of the fastest-growing areas of clinical genetics and it is imperative to identify how services should be organized and delivered in the future...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resource effects of training general practitioners in risk communication skills and shared decision making competences
    David Cohen
    University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:439-45. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the cost of such training and identify which service resource variables are subsequently affected...
  41. doi request reprint Facilitating organisational development using a group-based formative assessment and benchmarking method: design and implementation of the International Family Practice Maturity Matrix
    Glyn Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e48. 2010
    ..No attempt at all has been made to achieve a method which would be capable of providing comparisons--and the stimulus for further improvement--at an international level...
  42. pmc The OPTION scale: measuring the extent that clinicians involve patients in decision-making tasks
    Glyn Elwyn
    Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    Health Expect 8:34-42. 2005
    ..The OPTION instrument assesses to what degree clinicians involve patients in decision making...
  43. pmc A cross-sectional mixed methods study protocol to generate learning from patient safety incidents reported from general practice
    Andrew Carson-Stevens
    Primary Care Patient Safety PISA Research Group, Primary and Emergency Care Research PRIME Centre Wales, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, UK Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Medical Informatics, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e009079. 2015
    ..This study aims to describe incidents reported from a general practice care setting...
  44. pmc The development of health literacy in patients with a long-term health condition: the health literacy pathway model
    Michelle Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Heath, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:130. 2012
    ..We also sought to identify and describe the motivations, facilitators and barriers in the practice of health literacy in healthcare consultations...
  45. pmc Experiencing patient-experience surveys: a qualitative study of the accounts of GPs
    Adrian Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:157-66. 2011
    ..Despite policy and financial support for patient-experience surveys as feedback to modify clinical practice, their benefits and other effects remain unclear...
  46. pmc Exploring patients' self-reported experiences of out-of-hours primary care and their suggestions for improvement: a qualitative study
    Ria Poole
    Clinical Epidemiology Interdisciplinary Research Group, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK
    Fam Pract 28:210-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to explore service users' recent experiences of out-of-hours services and to identify suggestions for improvement for services and practitioners involved...
  47. pmc The importance and complexity of regret in the measurement of 'good' decisions: a systematic review and a content analysis of existing assessment instruments
    Natalie Joseph-Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Cardiff, UK
    Health Expect 14:59-83. 2011
    ..However, recent research has highlighted the complexity of regret. Given its relevance to shared decision making, it is important to understand its conceptualization and the instruments used to measure it...
  48. pmc Streamline triage and manage user expectations: lessons from a qualitative study of GP out-of-hours services
    Jennifer N Egbunike
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e83-97. 2010
    ..Several models of GP out-of-hours provision exist in the UK but there is little detail about their effectiveness to meet users' needs and expectations...
  49. pmc Interventions before consultations to help patients address their information needs by encouraging question asking: systematic review
    Paul Kinnersley
    Neuadd Meirionydd, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN
    BMJ 337:a485. 2008
    ..To assess the effects on patients, clinicians, and the healthcare system of interventions before consultations to help patients or their representatives gather information in consultations by question asking...
  50. pmc Barriers to cancer symptom presentation among people from low socioeconomic groups: a qualitative study
    Grace McCutchan
    Division of Population Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    BMC Public Health 16:1052. 2016
    ..This qualitative study explores the actual and anticipated barriers to cancer symptom presentation in the context of socioeconomic deprivation...
  51. pmc Pediatric immunization-related safety incidents in primary care: A mixed methods analysis of a national database
    Philippa Rees
    Primary Care Patient Safety PISA Research Group, Division of Population Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4YS, UK Electronic address
    Vaccine 33:3873-80. 2015
    ..Using data from a national reporting system, this study aimed to characterize pediatric immunization-related safety incident reports from primary care in England and Wales between 2002 and 2013...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of a Behavior Change Intervention to Encourage Timely Cancer Symptom Presentation Among People Living in Deprived Communities Using the Behavior Change Wheel
    Stephanie Smits
    Division of Population Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
    Ann Behav Med . 2016
    ..The health check (intervention) is a touchscreen questionnaire delivered by trained lay advisors that aims to raise awareness of cancer symptoms and risk factors and encourage timely help seeking...
  53. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement in primary care: ethical issues explored
    Laura Tapp
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff UK
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:8-29. 2009
    ..Therefore this paper aims to identify the experiences of professionals involved in planning and performing QI programmes in European family medicine on the ethical implications involved in those processes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Making interactive decision support for patients a reality
    Rhodri Evans
    Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of Wales Swansea, Grove Building, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    Inform Prim Care 12:109-13. 2004
    ..We suggest that there may be an impact on the doctor-patient relationship and that this presents a number of opportunities. However, there are ethical challenges such as information bias and commercialisation...
  55. doi request reprint Working with interpreters: The challenges of introducing Option Grid patient decision aids
    Fiona Wood
    Division of Population Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns . 2016
    ..We aimed to observe how an Option Gridâ„¢ decision aid for clinical encounters might be used where an interpreter is present, and to assess the impact of its use on shared decision making...
  56. pmc Prevalence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in sequential acutely unwell children presenting in primary care: exploratory study
    Kathryn O'Brien
    The Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 29:19-22. 2011
    ..Due to the non-specific nature of symptoms of UTI in children and low levels of urine sampling, the prevalence of UTI amongst acutely ill children in primary care is unknown...
  57. pmc Preventing disease through opportunistic, rapid engagement by primary care teams using behaviour change counselling (PRE-EMPT): protocol for a general practice-based cluster randomised trial
    Clio Spanou
    South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 11:69. 2010
    ..This paper describes the protocol for an evaluation of a training intervention (the Talking Lifestyles Programme) which will enable practitioners to routinely use BCC during consultations for the above four risk behaviours...
  58. pmc Patchy 'coherence': using normalization process theory to evaluate a multi-faceted shared decision making implementation program (MAGIC)
    Amy Lloyd
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF, 14 4YS, UK
    Implement Sci 8:102. 2013
    ..In this paper, we investigate healthcare professionals' perspectives on implementing shared decision making during the MAGIC program, to examine the work required to implement shared decision making and to inform future efforts...
  59. pmc Option Grids to facilitate shared decision making for patients with Osteoarthritis of the knee: protocol for a single site, efficacy trial
    Katy Marrin
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, CF14 4YS Cardiff, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:160. 2014
    ..This paper describes a study to assess whether an Option Grid for osteoarthritis of the knee (OA of the knee) facilitates SDM, and explores the use of Option Grids by patients disadvantaged by language or poor health literacy...
  60. pmc Identifying future models for delivering genetic services: a nominal group study in primary care
    Glyn Elwyn
    Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, 56 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, Wales
    BMC Fam Pract 6:14. 2005
    ..To enable primary care medical practitioners to generate a range of possible service delivery models for genetic counselling services and critically assess their suitability...
  61. doi request reprint What are the external influences on information exchange and shared decision-making in healthcare consultations: a meta-synthesis of the literature
    Michelle Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 75:37-52. 2009
    ..To review the literature to identify external influences on information exchange and shared decision-making in healthcare consultations and conceptualise how information is used both outside and within a consultation...
  62. doi request reprint Systematic review and meta-analysis of audio-visual information aids for informed consent for invasive healthcare procedures in clinical practice
    Elinor H Farrell
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:20-32. 2014
    ..To systematically review audio-visual (AV) interventions for promoting informed consent (IC) in clinical practice and to consider the impact of reading age adjustment...
  63. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a service development to increase detection of urinary tract infections in children
    Anne Marie Cunningham
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llanedeyrn Health Centre, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:73-6. 2005
    ..Practice-based education and service developments were undertaken to try to improve the detection of childhood UTI...
  64. ncbi request reprint Assessing the practising physician using patient surveys: a systematic review of instruments and feedback methods
    Richard G Evans
    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Fam Pract 24:117-27. 2007
    ..In this context, the patient perspective is seen as a potentially valid component. Yet, the theoretical and empirical evidence base for such patient assessments is unclear...
  65. pmc Understanding older women's decision making and coping in the context of breast cancer treatment
    Kate J Lifford
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 15:45. 2015
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  66. pmc Conceptualising patient empowerment: a mixed methods study
    Paulina Bravo
    Institute of Cancer and Genetics, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:252. 2015
    ..The aim in this study was to develop a conceptual map of patient empowerment, including components of patient empowerment and relationships with other constructs such as health literacy, self-management and shared decision-making...
  67. pmc Influences of cancer symptom knowledge, beliefs and barriers on cancer symptom presentation in relation to socioeconomic deprivation: a systematic review
    Grace M McCutchan
    Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK
    BMC Cancer 15:1000. 2015
    ..The mechanisms underlying delayed cancer symptom presentation in lower socioeconomic groups are not well understood...
  68. pmc Developing a quality criteria framework for patient decision aids: online international Delphi consensus process
    Glyn Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4YS
    BMJ 333:417. 2006
    ..To develop a set of quality criteria for patient decision support technologies (decision aids)...
  69. doi request reprint Knowledge is not power for patients: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of patient-reported barriers and facilitators to shared decision making
    Natalie Joseph-Williams
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 94:291-309. 2014
    ..To systematically review patient-reported barriers and facilitators to shared decision making (SDM) and develop a taxonomy of patient-reported barriers...
  70. ncbi request reprint Tough decisions faced by people living with HIV: a literature review of psychosocial problems
    Paulina Bravo
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meironnydd Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    AIDS Rev 12:76-88. 2010
    ..Therefore, the results of this review highlight the requirement to develop interventions to support the psychosocial needs of people living with HIV, to accurately reflect the views and needs of the target users...
  71. doi request reprint Safety incidents in the primary care office setting
    Philippa Rees
    Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales
    Pediatrics 135:1027-35. 2015
    ..Using data from a national patient safety incident reporting system, this study aimed to characterize the pediatric safety incidents occurring in family practice...