family physicians

Summary

Summary: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
  2. ncbi Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of time
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007
  3. pmc Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter
    Bruce Guthrie
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006
  4. ncbi Availability of primary care doctors and population health in England: is there an association?
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SEI 3QD
    J Public Health Med 24:252-4. 2002
  5. pmc The feminization of the medical work force, implications for Scottish primary care: a survey of Scottish general practitioners
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:56. 2006
  6. ncbi Screening and intervention for intimate partner abuse: practices and attitudes of primary care physicians
    M A Rodriguez
    The Pacific Center for Violence Prevention, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 282:468-74. 1999
  7. ncbi Spousal perspectives on factors influencing recruitment and retention of rural family physicians
    Erin Mayo
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
    Can J Rural Med 11:271-6. 2006
  8. pmc Health care reform and job satisfaction of primary health care physicians in Lithuania
    Ilona Buciuniene
    International School of Management, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Fam Pract 6:10. 2005
  9. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
  10. ncbi Physician, practice, and patient characteristics related to primary care physician physical and mental health: results from the Physician Worklife Study
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0225, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:121-43. 2002

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  1. ncbi Deficits in communication and information transfer between hospital-based and primary care physicians: implications for patient safety and continuity of care
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    JAMA 297:831-41. 2007
    ..Delayed or inaccurate communication between hospital-based and primary care physicians at hospital discharge may negatively affect continuity of care and contribute to adverse events...
  2. ncbi Peering through the barriers in GPs' explanations for declining to participate in research: the role of professional autonomy and the economy of time
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Fam Pract 24:269-75. 2007
    ..Previous reports of the reasons why practitioners decline opportunities for research participation have tended to recount the barriers that they describe as if they are objective accounts...
  3. pmc Personal continuity and access in UK general practice: a qualitative study of general practitioners' and patients' perceptions of when and how they matter
    Bruce Guthrie
    Tayside Centre for General Practice, University of Dundee, Dundee DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:11. 2006
    ..This study examined patient and general practitioner (GP) perceptions of the value of personal continuity and rapid access, and the relationship between them...
  4. ncbi Availability of primary care doctors and population health in England: is there an association?
    Martin C Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Kings College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SEI 3QD
    J Public Health Med 24:252-4. 2002
    ..This paper reports an ecological analysis that evaluated whether population health was associated with general practitioner (GP) supply in England...
  5. pmc The feminization of the medical work force, implications for Scottish primary care: a survey of Scottish general practitioners
    Brian McKinstry
    Community Health Sciences GP Section, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:56. 2006
    ..However, there is very little information on the actual hours worked by men and women general practitioners or on the types of work they are undertaking...
  6. ncbi Screening and intervention for intimate partner abuse: practices and attitudes of primary care physicians
    M A Rodriguez
    The Pacific Center for Violence Prevention, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 282:468-74. 1999
    ..Although practice guidelines encouraging the screening of patients for intimate partner abuse have been available for several years, it is unclear how well and in which circumstances physicians adhere to them...
  7. ncbi Spousal perspectives on factors influencing recruitment and retention of rural family physicians
    Erin Mayo
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
    Can J Rural Med 11:271-6. 2006
    ..This study describes the factors that both directly and indirectly influence spousal contentment and explores how these factors contribute toward recruitment and retention of physicians to rural practice locations...
  8. pmc Health care reform and job satisfaction of primary health care physicians in Lithuania
    Ilona Buciuniene
    International School of Management, Kaunas, Lithuania
    BMC Fam Pract 6:10. 2005
    ..The aim of this research paper is to study job satisfaction of physicians and general practitioners at primary health care institutions during the health care reform in Lithuania...
  9. pmc Contribution of primary care to health systems and health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Milbank Q 83:457-502. 2005
    ..The means by which primary care improves health have been identified, thus suggesting ways to improve overall health and reduce differences in health across major population subgroups...
  10. ncbi Physician, practice, and patient characteristics related to primary care physician physical and mental health: results from the Physician Worklife Study
    Eric S Williams
    Department of Management and Marketing, Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0225, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:121-43. 2002
    ..To study the impact that physician, practice, and patient characteristics have on physician stress, satisfaction, mental, and physical health...
  11. pmc Effect of discharge summary availability during post-discharge visits on hospital readmission
    Carl van Walraven
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 17:186-92. 2002
    ..To determine if the delivery of hospital discharge summaries to follow-up physicians decreases the risk of hospital readmission...
  12. pmc Knowledge and attitudes of family physicians coming to COPD continuing medical education
    Barbara P Yawn
    Olmsted Medical Center, Research Department, Rochester, MN 55904, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:311-7. 2008
    ..This survey explores the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge related to COPD recognition, diagnosis, and treatment from family physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) working in primary care.
  13. pmc Using multiple sources of knowledge to reach clinical understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 6:340-8. 2008
    ..Current policy in the United Kingdom recommends management in primary care. We explored how patients with CFS/ME and family physicians understand this condition and how their understanding might affect the primary care consultation.
  14. ncbi Participation in screening for colorectal cancer based on a faecal occult blood test is improved by endorsement by the primary care practitioner
    S R Cole
    Department of Medicine, Flinders University and Bowel Health Service, Repatriation General Hospital Daw Park, South Australia
    J Med Screen 9:147-52. 2002
    ..To investigate the influence of general practitioner (GP) endorsement on participation in screening for colorectal cancer based on a faecal occult blood test (FOBT)...
  15. ncbi Measuring patients' trust in their primary care providers
    Mark A Hall
    Wake Forest University, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 59:293-318. 2002
    ..Correlations are equivalent with lack of disputes, length of relationship, and number of visits [corrected]...
  16. ncbi Biomedicine, holism and general medical practice: responses to the 2004 General Practitioner contract
    Kath Checkland
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester
    Sociol Health Illn 30:788-803. 2008
    ..We discuss how this disconnection between rhetoric and reality can be maintained, and consider its implications for the future development of GPs' claims to a professional identity...
  17. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review
    J John Mann
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005
    ..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
  18. ncbi Views of general practitioners and benzodiazepine users on benzodiazepines: a qualitative analysis
    Jannette M Parr
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 62:1237-49. 2006
    ..Lifestyle change could receive greater focus at all stages of treatment...
  19. pmc Using cognitive behavioural therapy in practice: qualitative study of family physicians' experiences
    Ellen Wiebe
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can Fam Physician 51:992-3. 2005
    To investigate whether family physicians thought they could use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in their practices, and if so, how, and to discover what the barriers to implementation might be.
  20. pmc Communication patterns of primary care physicians in the United States and the Netherlands
    Jozien M Bensing
    NIVEL, Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care JMB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Gen Intern Med 18:335-42. 2003
    ..While international comparisons of medical practice have noted differences in length of visit, few studies have addressed the dynamics of visit exchange...
  21. ncbi Do physician remuneration schemes matter? The case of Canadian family physicians
    Rose Anne Devlin
    Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Health Econ 27:1168-81. 2008
    ..the 2004 Canadian National Physician Survey, we analyze the number of patient visits per week provided by family physicians in alternative forms of remuneration schemes...
  22. pmc Urinary incontinence in Canada. National survey of family physicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    J Graham Swanson
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can Fam Physician 48:86-92. 2002
    To determine current knowledge, attitudes, and management of urinary incontinence among family physicians in Canada.
  23. pmc Barriers in recognising, diagnosing and managing depressive and anxiety disorders as experienced by Family Physicians; a focus group study
    Eric van Rijswijk
    Department of Family Medicine, University Medical Centre St Radboud, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Nederlands
    BMC Fam Pract 10:52. 2009
    ..Perhaps these programs do not match with the problems experienced in family practice. This study aims to systematically explore how FPs perceive recognition, diagnosis and management of depressive and anxiety disorders...
  24. ncbi Specialist training of Slovene family physicians
    Mateja Bulc
    Health Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Gen Pract 12:128-32. 2006
    ..This article describes the legal process of introducing new forms of specialist training in Slovenia, and its content...
  25. pmc Why do general practitioners decline training to improve management of medically unexplained symptoms?
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:565-71. 2007
    ..Several reports indicate that GPs have negative attitudes about patients with MUS. If these attitudes deter participation in training or other methods to improve communication, practitioners who most need help will not receive it...
  26. pmc Too many referrals of low-risk women for BRCA1/2 genetic services by family physicians
    Della Brown White
    Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Room B1B54G, Bethesda, MD 20892 2073, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2980-6. 2008
    ..objective of this study was to examine whether patient characteristics influence the referral decisions of family physicians when a patient requests BRCA1/2 genetic testing...
  27. ncbi Barriers to the use of anticoagulation for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a representative survey of Australian family physicians
    Melina Gattellari
    Stroke 39:227-30. 2008
    Anticoagulation reduces the risk of stroke in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation yet remains underused. We explored barriers to the use of anticoagulants among Australian family physicians.
  28. pmc Stress, burnout, and strategies for reducing them: what's the situation among Canadian family physicians?
    F Joseph Lee
    Centre for Family Medicine, 25 Joseph St, Kitchener, ON N2G 4X6
    Can Fam Physician 54:234-5. 2008
    To ascertain Canadian family physicians' levels of stress and burnout and the strategies they use to reduce these problems.
  29. ncbi Family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's disease
    Perla Werner
    Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:356-63. 2007
    To assess family physicians' recommendations for help-seeking for a person with Alzheimer's disease, and their relation to knowledge about symptoms of the disease.
  30. ncbi Why don't men seek help? Family physicians' perspectives on help-seeking behavior in men
    F Tudiver
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse 13210, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:47-52. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the family physician's perspective on why men do not access the health care system for medical problems...
  31. ncbi Addressing spiritual concerns of patients: family physicians' attitudes and practices
    M R Ellis
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine, 65212, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:105-9. 1999
    Our goals were to assess family physicians' spiritual well-being, identify their perceived barriers to discussing spiritual issues with patients, and determine how often they have these discussions.
  32. pmc Family physicians and dementia in Canada: Part 1. Clinical practice guidelines: awareness, attitudes, and opinions
    Nicholas J G Pimlott
    Women s College Hospital, 60 Grosvenor St, Toronto, ON M5S 1B6, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 55:506-7.e1-5. 2009
    To assess Canadian family physicians' awareness of, attitudes toward, and use of the 1999 Canadian Consensus Conference on Dementia (CCCD) clinical practice guidelines (CPGs); to explore the barriers and enablers to implementing dementia ..
  33. pmc Respect from specialists: concerns of family physicians
    Donna Manca
    Can Fam Physician 54:1434-5, 1435.e1-5. 2008
    ..To explore potential solutions to the challenge of gaining more respect for FPs from other specialists...
  34. pmc Balint groups as a means to increase job satisfaction and prevent burnout among general practitioners
    Dorte Kjeldmand
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section for Health Services Research, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Ann Fam Med 6:138-45. 2008
    ..One approach might be Balint group participation. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' experience of participating in Balint groups and its influence on their work life...
  35. pmc Conversant or clueless? Chlamydia-related knowledge and practice of general practitioners in Western Australia
    Meredith J Temple-Smith
    Primary Care Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:17. 2008
    ..The survey aimed to raise GPs' awareness of chlamydia in preparation for the campaign and to establish a baseline measure of their chlamydia-related knowledge and practices...
  36. pmc A qualitative study of GPs' views of treating obesity
    Laura Epstein
    Limehouse General Practice, London
    Br J Gen Pract 55:750-4. 2005
    ..Due to the increased prevalence of obesity GPs now have a key role in managing obese patients...
  37. ncbi Family physicians' perspectives regarding palliative radiotherapy
    Rajiv S Samant
    Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa, Ont, Canada
    Radiother Oncol 78:101-6. 2006
    To assess family physicians' views on common indications for palliative radiotherapy and to determine whether this influences patient referral.
  38. pmc When do patients and their physicians agree on diabetes treatment goals and strategies, and what difference does it make?
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:893-902. 2003
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been tested in actual encounters of patients with their own physicians...
  39. ncbi 'Justifiable depression': how primary care professionals and patients view late-life depression? A qualitative study
    Heather Burroughs
    Division of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Academic Unit, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5NP, UK
    Fam Pract 23:369-77. 2006
    ..Depression is the commonest mental health problem in elderly people and continues to be underdiagnosed and undertreated...
  40. ncbi Serum antibodies against circulating influenza strains among vaccinated and unvaccinated general practitioners during two consecutive years (2002-2003)
    Barbara Michiels
    Centre for General Practice, University of Antwerp Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk Antwerpen, Belgium
    Vaccine 24:3145-52. 2006
    ..Besides vaccination, the (high) basic antibody titre before vaccination and working in a child and family preventive medicine unit were predicting a protective antibody level in GPs...
  41. pmc Developing the content of two behavioural interventions: using theory-based interventions to promote GP management of upper respiratory tract infection without prescribing antibiotics #1
    Susan Hrisos
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:11. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to design two theoretically-based interventions to promote the management of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) without prescribing antibiotics...
  42. ncbi The new generation of family physicians--career motivation, life goals and work-life balance
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:305-12. 2008
    The present study aimed to investigate the differences between future family physicians, and physicians aspiring to other medical specialities, in terms of sociodemographic factors and variables concerning personality factors, career ..
  43. ncbi Nonresponse bias and cost-effectiveness in a Norwegian survey of family physicians
    Oyvind A Bjertnaes
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway
    Eval Health Prof 31:65-80. 2008
    Low response rates are a common problem in surveys of family physicians leading to uncertainty about the validity of results...
  44. ncbi Family physicians' knowledge and screening of chronic hepatitis and liver cancer
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
    Fam Med 40:345-51. 2008
    ..In addition, little is known about family physicians' knowledge and practices regarding chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection or monitoring for ..
  45. pmc The effect of feedback to general practitioners on quality of care for people with type 2 diabetes. A systematic review of the literature
    Trine Lignell Guldberg
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Fam Pract 10:30. 2009
    ..Our goal was to assess the effect of feedback to general practitioners (GPs) on the quality of care for PT2D based on the available literature...
  46. ncbi Diabetes related knowledge, attitude and practices of family physicians in Pakistan
    A S Shera
    Diabetic Association of Pakistan and WHO Collaborating Centre, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 52:465-70. 2002
    To assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) towards diabetes of Family Physicians (FPs) working in urban and rural areas of Pakistan.
  47. ncbi Assessment of family physicians' performance using patient charts: interrater reliability and concordance with chart-stimulated recall interview
    François Goulet
    Collège des médecins du Québec, Montreal
    Eval Health Prof 30:376-92. 2007
    ..During the period from January 2001 to November 2004, 25 family physicians in active practice were randomly selected from a pool of about 300...
  48. ncbi How much do family physicians involve pregnant women in decisions about prenatal screening for Down syndrome?
    Susie Gagnon
    Centre de recherche du CHUQ CRSFA, Quebec, Canada
    Prenat Diagn 30:115-21. 2010
    To assess the extent to which family physicians (FPs) involve women in decisions about prenatal screening for Down syndrome.
  49. pmc Health practices of Canadian physicians
    Erica Frank
    Professor and Canada Research Chair, School of Population and Public Health and Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Ave, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
    Can Fam Physician 55:810-811.e7. 2009
    ..To study the health and health practices of Canadian physicians, which can often influence patient health...
  50. ncbi Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
    ..There is considerable interest in the influences on patients' ratings of physicians...
  51. ncbi Primary care provider attitudes are associated with smoking cessation counseling and referral
    Lisa S Meredith
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
    Med Care 43:929-34. 2005
    ..Most primary care providers (PCPs) endorse the importance of smoking cessation, but counseling rates are low. We evaluated the consistency of PCP's attitudes toward smoking cessation counseling and corresponding smoking-cessation behaviors...
  52. pmc Family physicians' practices and attitudes regarding care of extremely obese patients
    Jeanne M Ferrante
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1710-6. 2009
    ..This study assessed family physicians' practices and attitudes regarding care of extremely obese patients and factors associated with them...
  53. ncbi Overweight and obesity: knowledge, attitudes, and practices of general practitioners in france
    Aurélie Bocquier
    Southeastern France Regional Center for Disease control, Marseilles, France
    Obes Res 13:787-95. 2005
    ..To describe the current knowledge, attitudes, and practices of French general practitioners (GPs) in the field of adult overweight and obesity management...
  54. ncbi Attitudes about human papillomavirus vaccine among family physicians
    J M Riedesel
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 18:391-8. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to examine family physicians' attitudes about HPV immunization and to identify predictors of intention to recommend immunization.
  55. ncbi Exploring family physicians' reactions to multisource feedback: perceptions of credibility and usefulness
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Clinical Research Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Med Educ 39:497-504. 2005
    ..This small qualitative study undertook preliminary exploration of physicians' reactions to MSF, and perceptions influencing these and the acceptance and use of their feedback...
  56. ncbi Heart failure in primary care: qualitative study of current management and perceived obstacles to evidence-based diagnosis and management by general practitioners
    Kamlesh Khunti
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 4:771-7. 2002
    ..Despite the evidence that appropriate treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors can improve morbidity, primary care studies show that patients with heart failure are incorrectly diagnosed and inadequately treated...
  57. ncbi Family history and colorectal cancer screening: a survey of physician knowledge and practice patterns
    Paul C Schroy
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1031-6. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess and compare the current knowledge and practice patterns of gastroenterologists and primary care physicians regarding familial risk of CRC...
  58. ncbi The evolution of the general practice workforce in Australia, 1991-2003
    Janice Charles
    AIHW GP Statistics and Classification Unit, University of Sydney, Acacia House, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 181:85-90. 2004
    ..To examine changes between 1991 and 2003 in the characteristics of active recognised general practitioners in Australia...
  59. ncbi Barriers to the provision of genetic services by primary care physicians: a systematic review of the literature
    Sandy Suther
    Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 4243, USA
    Genet Med 5:70-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this literature review is to report primary care physicians' perceived barriers concerning the provision of genetic services...
  60. ncbi Reproducibility and reliability of the ankle-brachial index as assessed by vascular experts, family physicians and nurses
    Tim Holland-Letz
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Vasc Med 12:105-12. 2007
    ..90). Errors for two repeated measurements for all three observer groups did not differ (experts 8.5%, family physicians 7.7%, and nurses 7.5%, p = 0.39). There was no relevant bias among observer groups...
  61. pmc Primary care clinicians treat patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:671-7. 2006
    ..There is no proven primary care treatment for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). We hypothesized that a long-term, multidimensional intervention by primary care providers would improve MUS patients' mental health...
  62. ncbi Income inequality, primary care, and health indicators
    L Shi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, Baltimore, MD 21205 1996, USA
    J Fam Pract 48:275-84. 1999
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  63. pmc Confidence of academic general internists and family physicians to teach ambulatory procedures
    G C Wickstrom
    Department of Medicine, Summa Health System Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:353-60. 2000
    ..To evaluate and compare the readiness of academic general internal medicine physicians and academic family medicine physicians to perform and teach 13 common ambulatory procedures...
  64. pmc An intervention modelling experiment to change GPs' intentions to implement evidence-based practice: using theory-based interventions to promote GP management of upper respiratory tract infection without prescribing antibiotics #2
    Susan Hrisos
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:10. 2008
    ....
  65. ncbi Prevention and health promotion in clinical practice: the views of general practitioners in Europe
    Carlos Brotons
    Sardenya Primary Care Center, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 40:595-601. 2005
    ....
  66. pmc Family physician self-efficacy with screening for inherited cancer risk
    Robert Gramling
    Department of Family Medicine, Brown Medical School, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Ann Fam Med 2:130-2. 2004
    ..Little has been done to investigate the physician factors likely to mediate this behavior. We investigated family physicians' beliefs about screening their patients for inherited cancer risk, measuring their perceptions of self-..
  67. ncbi Children's first dental visit: attitudes and practices of US pediatricans and family physicians
    Amid I Ismail
    Detroit Center for Research on Oral Health Disparities, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:425-30. 2003
    The aim of the present study was to survey the recommendations and practices regarding the first dental visit by young children, as reported by family physicians and pediatricians in the United States.
  68. ncbi The future of primary care medicine
    Michael E Whitcomb
    Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:710-2. 2004
  69. ncbi The 45 year old health check - feasibility and impact on practices and patient behaviour
    Cheryl Amoroso
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:358-62. 2009
    ..The 45 year old health check (MBS item 717) for patients aged 45-49 years was introduced in 2006. This study evaluated its impact on preventive care and patient reported risk factors...
  70. ncbi A primary care home for Americans: putting the house in order
    Kevin Grumbach
    San Francisco General Hospital, Ward 83, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:889-93. 2002
    ..Fundamental redesign is needed to improve access to and quality of care while easing physicians' workload without causing major increases in health care costs...
  71. pmc Physician perceptions of primary prevention: qualitative base for the conceptual shaping of a practice intervention tool
    Amy L Mirand
    Department of Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 2:16. 2002
    ..The characterization will provide the conceptual framework for the development of a practice tool to facilitate routine delivery of primary preventive care...
  72. ncbi Use of an E-mail curbside consultation service by family physicians
    G R Bergus
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Fam Pract 47:357-60. 1998
    ..We created an electronic mail (E-mail) service for curbside consultations between family physicians and other health care specialists at an academic medical center.
  73. ncbi Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    S Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0903, USA
    Am J Med 111:15S-20S. 2001
    ..We conducted a mailed survey of 4,155 physician members of the California Academy of Family Physicians to determine their preferences for and satisfaction with communication with hospitalists...
  74. ncbi Introduction of the patient-list system in general practice. Changes in Norwegian physicians' perception of their gatekeeper role
    Benedicte Carlsen
    Programme for Health Economics in Bergen, Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:209-13. 2003
    ..To explore whether the patient-list system, recently introduced in general practice, has influenced general practitioners' (GPs') self-perception as gatekeepers...
  75. ncbi Patient attitudes toward continuity of care
    Anne G Pereira
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:909-12. 2003
    ..Concern has been raised about managed care's effects on continuity of patient care, but little is known about how much value patients place on continuity...
  76. pmc Family physicians' attitudes and practices regarding assessments of medical fitness to drive in older persons
    Raymond W Jang
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:531-43. 2007
    ..Higher crash rates per mile driven in older drivers have focused attention on the assessment of older drivers...
  77. pmc General Practitioners' preferences and use of educational media: a German perspective
    Horst Christian Vollmar
    Institute of General Practice and Family Medicine, Witten Herdecke University, Alfred Herrhausen Str 50, 58448 Witten, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:31. 2009
    ..A survey was designed in order to gain a better understanding of German General Practitioners' preferences for different forms of educational media that will meet their CME needs...
  78. pmc A mixed method study of the merits of e-prescribing drug alerts in primary care
    Kate L Lapane
    Department of Community Health, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:442-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper was to describe primary care prescribers' perspectives on electronic prescribing drug alerts at the point of prescribing...
  79. pmc Income development of General Practitioners in eight European countries from 1975 to 2005
    Madelon W Kroneman
    Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:26. 2009
    ..European countries? 3) What are the differences in GP incomes when differences in workload are taken into account? And 4) to what extent do remuneration systems, supply of GPs and gate-keeping contribute to the income position of GPs?..
  80. ncbi Conflict, collusion or collaboration in consultations about medically unexplained symptoms: the need for a curriculum of medical explanation
    Peter Salmon
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Whelan Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 67:246-54. 2007
    ..To identify the basis of the communication problems that characterise consultations about medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and to identify implications for clinical education...
  81. pmc Educating and informing patients receiving psychopharmacological medications: are family physicians in Pakistan up to the task?
    Hammad Ashraf Ganatra
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    PLoS ONE 4:e4620. 2009
    Studies have shown a high prevalence of psychiatric illnesses among patients in primary health care settings. Family physicians have a fundamental role in managing psychiatric illness with psychopharmacological medications...
  82. ncbi Primary care physicians who treat blacks and whites
    Peter B Bach
    Health Outcomes Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:575-84. 2004
    ..Black patients may receive their care from a subgroup of physicians whose qualifications or resources are inferior to those of the physicians who treat white patients...
  83. ncbi Acne vulgaris: myths and misconceptions among patients and family physicians
    Ines Brajac
    Department of Dermatovenerology, University Hospital Centre Rijeka, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia
    Patient Educ Couns 54:21-5. 2004
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the health beliefs and knowledge about acne among acne patients and family physicians. A total of 100 patients referred to a dermatologist for management of acne vulgaris and 120 family ..
  84. ncbi [Job satisfaction and burnout in general practitioners]
    J Sobrequés
    Grupo de Comunicación y Salud Universidad Ramon Llull Barcelona España
    Aten Primaria 31:227-33. 2003
    ..To describe job satisfaction in general practitioners (GP) in the province of Barcelona, and to analyse its relationship with their job burnout, and social and professional characteristics...
  85. ncbi An approach to educating family practice residents and family physicians about complementary and alternative medicine
    Moshe Frenkel
    CAM Education Project, Department of Family Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555, USA
    Complement Ther Med 12:118-25. 2004
    ..An approach to educate family practice residents and family physicians about CAM is described in this article...
  86. ncbi Impact of terminal digit preference by family physicians and sphygmomanometer calibration errors on blood pressure value: implication for hypertension screening
    Theophile Niyonsenga
    Stempel School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:341-7. 2008
    ..82% and 5.18% of the population of consulting family physicians. In the United States, false positives and false negatives in patients' BP evaluations might lead to ..
  87. ncbi [Overweight patients in primary care: how family physicians utilize medical check-up examinations for risk counselling. Content analysis of check-up counselling talks between physicians and patients]
    Christoph Heintze
    Institut fur Allgemeinmedizin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 103:439-44. 2009
    ..We were particularly interested in the way in which the subject matter was addressed and the risk counselling performed by the physicians when confronted with overweight patients...
  88. ncbi Computer-using patients want Internet services from family physicians
    Fred Grover
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:570-2. 2002
    ..As growth and communication via the Internet continue, primary care physicians should move more aggressively toward adding services to their practices' Internet Web sites beyond the simple provision of information...
  89. ncbi Coping with patients with medically unexplained symptoms: work-related strategies of physicians in primary health care
    Karin C Ringsberg
    Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Health Psychol 11:107-16. 2006
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  90. ncbi General practitioners' and family physicians' negative beliefs and attitudes towards discussing smoking cessation with patients: a systematic review
    Florian Vogt
    Institute of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology at Guy s, Health Psychology Section, King s College London, London, UK
    Addiction 100:1423-31. 2005
    To estimate the proportion of general practitioners (GPs) and family physicians (FPs) with negative beliefs and attitudes towards discussing smoking cessation with patients.
  91. ncbi Determining the number of patient charts necessary for a reliable assessment of practicing family physicians' performance
    Robert Gagnon
    Practice Enhancement Division, Collège des médecins du Québec, 2170 boulevard René Lévesque ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eval Health Prof 33:109-22. 2010
    ..These results are not in accordance with the concept of case specificity in which it is claimed that performance on a case is a poor predictor of performance on a different case...
  92. ncbi Prescribing pattern of antihypertensive drugs by family physicians and general practitioners in the primary care setting in Bahrain
    Reginald P Sequeira
    Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain
    J Eval Clin Pract 8:407-14. 2002
    The aim was to determine whether there are differences among family physicians (FPs) and general practitioners (GPs) in terms of their preference for different classes of antihypertensives, either alone or in combinations, in ..
  93. pmc Measuring patients' experiences with individual primary care physicians. Results of a statewide demonstration project
    Dana Gelb Safran
    The Health Institute, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:13-21. 2006
    ..Measuring and reporting patients' experiences with health plans has been routine for several years. There is now substantial interest in measuring patients' experiences with individual physicians, but numerous concerns remain...
  94. ncbi The influence of race and gender on family physicians' annual incomes
    William B Weeks
    Veterans Affairs Outcomes Group Research Enhancement Awards Program REAP, Dartmouth Medical School, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 19:548-56. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that provider race might also be associated with differences in family physicians' incomes...
  95. ncbi A multifaceted intervention according to the Audit Project Odense method improved secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease: a randomised controlled trial
    Jens Søndergaard
    Research Unit for General Practice, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Fam Pract 23:198-202. 2006
    ..No single quality improvement instrument has proved consistently effective, but multifaceted interventions are believed to have the greatest impact. However, only little is known regarding what combinations are likely to be successful...
  96. pmc Canadian family physicians' intentions to migrate: associated factors
    Alain Vanasse
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, Quebec
    Can Fam Physician 55:396-397.e6. 2009
    To ascertain the short-term intentions of Canadian clinically active family physicians (CAFPs) to change their practice locations.
  97. ncbi Barriers to academic detailers: a qualitative study in general practice
    Isabelle Janssens
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent University, Belgium
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:59-63. 2005
    ..In the North-East Flanders region of Belgium, a quantitative study of the feasibility and acceptability of academic detailing in general practice has demonstrated that academic detailers are appreciated by physicians...
  98. ncbi Transfer of follow-up care to family physicians for early-stage breast cancer
    M Vanhuyse
    Division of Medical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 19:172-6. 2007
    ..In order to cope with these growing demands, innovative follow-up strategies are urgently required...
  99. ncbi Factors influencing family physicians' drug prescribing behaviour in asthma management in primary care
    N C Tan
    SingHealth Polyclinics Pasir Ris, Pasir Ris Drive 4, 01 11, Singapore 519457
    Singapore Med J 50:312-9. 2009
    Little is known about the decision pathway that family physicians (FP) take in considering drug therapy for their asthma patients...
  100. pmc Family physicians and dementia in Canada: Part 2. Understanding the challenges of dementia care
    Nicholas J G Pimlott
    Women s College Hospital, 60 Grosvenor St, Toronto, ON M5S 1B6, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 55:508-9.e1-7. 2009
    To explore the challenges Canadian family physicians face in providing dementia care.
  101. ncbi Family physicians' opinions and attitudes to three clinical practice guidelines
    Robert M Wolfe
    Department of Family Medicine, Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3078, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:150-7. 2004
    ..However, more effort has been expended on creating guidelines than implementing them. We surveyed family physicians about their knowledge of and attitudes toward 3 well-publicized CPGs.

Research Grants63

  1. Evaluation of vaccination reminder/recall systems for adolescent patients
    Allison Kempe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..extensive experience in immunization delivery research will investigate the ability of pediatricians and family physicians in a number of different practice settings to implement a reminder/recall system for their adolescent ..
  2. Improving primary care to prevent childhood obesity
    Matthew W Gillman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Primary care providers, including family physicians and nurses, are interested in combating the rise of obesity in their patients, and families trust the advice ..
  3. Improving Guideline Development and Implementation
    Richard N Shiffman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2. In collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, we will develop, install, and evaluate software tools that support efficient authoring of scientifically ..
  4. Care Coordination Enabled by Health IT: What Will It Take?
    Sarah H Scholle; Fiscal Year: 2013
    The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network (AAFP NRN), and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene have joined in this proposal to address ..
  5. Pediatric Quality Improvement Methods, Research and Evaluation Conference, Advanc
    Lawrence C Kleinman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Quality Improvement and Innovations Network (QUIIN), the American Academy of Family Physicians'Distributed Ambulatory Research in Therapeutics Network (DARTNet), the National Initiative for Children&..
  6. Teen CHAT:Improving physician communication with adolescents about healthy weight
    Kathryn I Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..team plans to audio record 200 baseline adolescent patient-physician visits (50 pediatricians and family physicians practicing in the community;4 visits each)...
  7. Comparative effectiveness of FIT vs. colonoscopy for colon cancer screening
    BARCEY THURSTON LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..IRENE is a primary care, practice-based research network of over 300 family physicians in 200 practices...
  8. Enhancing Community-based Cancer Control in Iowa
    BARCEY THURSTON LEVY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..HCCC), a statewide cancer control consortium (ICC), the University of Iowa CERT, and a statewide network of family physicians which has participated in practice-based research (IRENE)...
  9. Optimizing Colonoscopy &Fecal Immunochemical Tests for Community-Based Screening
    ANN GRAHAM ZAUBER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Center includes a trans-disciplinary group of researchers including gastroenterologists, oncologists, family physicians, population scientists, modeling experts, quality experts, behavioral experts, and experts in health care ..
  10. Type 1 Diabetes-A Proposal for Prevention &Intervention
    ANTOINETTE M MORAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for the UM Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and Director of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Research Network...
  11. Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at Birth
    Leah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..will identify whether any technique is superior for trauma reduction, and will generate evidence to inform the practice of all clinicians who work with childbearing women: nurses, nurse-midwives, family physicians, and obstetricians.
  12. Clinical Response to Biomarker Documentation of Child Secondhand Smoke Exposure
    ANNE JOSEPH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..National initiatives from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians urge healthcare providers to screen children for a history of SHS exposure and to recommend that parents ..
  13. Building Patient Centered Outcomes Research Capacity: Care Transitions
    David R Mehr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..or being considered for opioid therapy for chronic pain in primary care practices in the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network...
  14. Malpractice: Ignored Specialties Study (MISS)
    Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..better the occurrence, frequency, types and results of malpractice claims involving the general internists, family physicians, and pediatricians...
  15. Transforming Primary Care Conference
    Robert A Gabbay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG);the MacColl Institute;American Academy of Family Physicians;American College of Physicians;Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality;Center for ..
  16. Informatics to Enhance Kentucky Ambulatory Network IEKAN
    Kevin Pearce; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To date, KAN has 102 community-based clinician members (74 percent family physicians) at 56 sites, plus 48 university-based faculty members...
  17. THE IMPACT OF SPECIALTY ON CESAREAN SECTION RATES
    William Hueston; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Specifically, family physicians who are trained in "family centered" obstetrics rather than surgical care have been observed in pilot ..
  18. Effect of Informed Consent on Compliance: Statin Therapy
    MICHAEL CROUCH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..now in the second year of a two-year Advanced Research Training Grant sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Additional coursework in quantitative and qualitative methods will bolster his ability to conduct mixed-..
  19. Bioterrorism and Influenza Surveillance Network
    Jonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Sentinel Clinician Program (WISCP) physicians, and 60 family physician members of the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians (WAFP) will be recruited to participate in two future episodes of "drop-in" surveillance with web-based ..
  20. Integrating CAM into a Family Medicine Residency Program
    ANN SKELTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Patients with a virtually limitless array of medical problems seek the care of family physicians, who are often the first point of contact in the traditional medical system...
  21. Guidelines--Manage Cervical Cytological Abnormalities
    Thomas Wright; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Representatives from the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Cancer Society , American College Health Association, American College of Obstetricians and ..
  22. WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS 2000
    Paula Stern; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The Congress will be promoted extensively through mailings to medical specialty groups such as family physicians, endocrinologists, nurses, physical therapists and others...
  23. Otitis Media and Language Learning Sequelae
    Joanne Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..speech-language pathologists, audiologists, developmental and cognitive psychologists, pediatricians, family physicians, and otolaryngologists...
  24. The American Academy of Family Physicians DCERPS-PC
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) will establish a National Developmental Center for Evaluation in Patient Safety in Primary Care (DCERPS-PC), building on the strength of its well- established medical education programs, ..
  25. Obstacles to Answering Physicians' Patient-Care Question
    John Ely; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..our previous study of 1101 questions, the principal investigator will visit 36 primary care physicians (12 family physicians, 12 internists, and 12 pediatricians)...
  26. A PHASE IV CANCER CONTROL PROJECT FOR PRIMARY PHYSICIANS
    Allen Dietrich; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..state divisions of the American Cancer Society, working with the defined population of remaining NH and VT family physicians and general internists who didn't participate in CPCP...
  27. PALLIATIVE CARE FELLOWSHIP
    Janet Abrahm; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..palliative care and will be designed to impart the required attitudes, knowledge and skills to internists, family physicians, geriatricians, oncologists, or hematologists who wish to become practitioners and educators in the area of ..
  28. Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Patients Attending Ru*
    Barcey Levy; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Eighteen family physicians will participate along with a random sample of 30 patients/physician for a total of 540 patients...
  29. SURF-NET--SAN DIEGO FAMILY PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK
    Theodore Ganiats; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The San Diego Academy of Family Physicians actively encourages the development of Surf*Net, and a seed grant from the California Academy of Family ..
  30. INFLUENCES ON PRACTICE AMONG THE UNDERSERVED
    LAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Despite family physicians' traditionally strong affinity for working in medically underserved settings most health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) are worsening with current economic and manpower trends...
  31. DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATION
    Richard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In the second phase, a more generalizable, national sample of primary care physician (family physicians, general practitioners, general internists, and geriatricians) will be interviewed by telephone about ..
  32. RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF ROUTINE PRENATAL ULTRASOUND
    Bernard Ewigman; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Patients will be enrolled from the practices of family physicians and obstetricians in rural and urban, university and private practice settings...
  33. Developing an Asthma APGAR
    Barbara Yawn; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..For example, asthma is a common condition seen in family physicians offices especially in inner city and rural poverty areas...
  34. SOUTHERN STATES MALPRACTICE REFORM DISSEMINATION CONFERE
    MICHELE GEHSHAN; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..about medical malpractice are directly linked to changes in the practice patterns of obstetricians and family physicians, to inadequate prenatal care for thousands of women in the South, and to an increased risk of poor birth ..
  35. Efficacy of Antimicrobials in Young Children with AOM
    Alejandro Hoberman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..management guidelines jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians endorsed this "watchful waiting" approach in children 6-24 months with non-severe disease and uncertain ..
  36. Kentucky HSR Development II
    Steven Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and Prevention (CDC) by improving institutional infrastructure and capacity, and promoting collaboration of family physicians with other health services researchers...
  37. Impact of New Adolescent Vaccines
    Mark Sawyer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the proportion of adolescents stratified by age that seek care from providers other than pediatricians and family physicians. For those cared for by these other provider types determine the degree to which immunizations or CPS are ..
  38. Problem Density, Mental Workload and Medical Error in Primary Care Practice
    Jonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..On average, family physicians deal with 3...
  39. WReN's Response to Emerging Public Health Threats
    Jonathan Temte; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians will support a portal on their web site for WReN communication and data entry...
  40. Internet Connection for Providence Family Physicians
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and software that will support high-speed Internet service and network connectivity between Providence Family Physicians - Citronelle (19140 South 3rd Street, Citronelle, AL 36522) and Providence Hospital's Data Center (6701 ..
  41. BAYLOR PRACTICE-BASED RESEARCH NETWORK
    Robert Volk; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and Asian American); inclusion of clinical sites providing health care to the underserved and the homeless; family physicians, general internists, and general pediatricians; and involvement of a research team with experience in the ..
  42. The impact of managed care on perinatal regionalization
    Deborah Dobrez; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association in an effort to lower neonatal mortality rates...
  43. KANSAS RURAL PRACTICE RESEARCH NETWORK
    K Kallail; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..will collaborate with the Great Plains Health Alliance and affiliated clinics, the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians, and the Kansas chapter of the American College of Physicians to develop the Kansas Rural Practice Research ..
  44. OSTEOPATHIC COLLABORATIVE CLINICAL TRIALS INITIATIVE
    LEONARD FINKELSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..American Osteopathic Association, the American Academy of Osteopathy, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, and each of the 19 colleges of osteopathic ..
  45. GREAT LAKES RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE NETWORK (GRIN)
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..one of three family practice research centers funded by a five year grant from the American Academy of Family Physicians. The major institutional sponsors are the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine and Michigan ..
  46. PBRN Characterization & Automated NAMCS Patient Report
    Kurt Stange; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Now, 10 years later, 30 NEON family physicians have agreed to repeat this characterization of 30 consecutive outpatient visits using the 1999-2000 NAMCS ..
  47. Enhancing Practice - Based Research at UCLA
    Robert Oye; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..PCN), an organization that includes 20 primary care offices with 116 general internists, pediatricians, and family physicians. All of these physicians are full-time UCLA faculty and the Network is under the managerial control of the ..
  48. Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network
    Lyle Fagnan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Practice Center at OHSU, the Office of Rural Health, the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research, the Oregon Area Health Education Center, the OHSU Department of Public Health, and the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians.
  49. MDRD LONG TERM FOLLOW UP STUDY
    Gerald Beck; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A pilot study demonstrating the feasibility of obtaining follow.up information has been completed. The MDRD Study Group has reported many results from the MDRD Study. This proposal will maintain this activity. ..
  50. SECONDARY PREVENTION IN PERIHPERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE
    Mary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..To achieve our aims we will survey 1,500 randomly identified general internists, cardiologists, family physicians, and vascular surgeons from across the United States...
  51. IS FAMILY MEDICINE MEETING THE HIV/AIDS CHALLENGE?
    John Ryan; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..b>Family physicians should possess the expertise to confront HIV/AIDS in their practices; however, there is no literature base ..
  52. National Network for FP/Primary Care Research Continuat*
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In response to this RFA for continued development of practice-based research networks, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Network for Family Practice and Primary Care Research (National Research Network or Network) ..
  53. Education on Opiate Addiction and Treatment
    T Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The course was qualified for 1.5 hours of American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) CE credit...
  54. ONLINE DEPRESSION EDUCATION FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS
    T Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Courses will be approved by the University of Pittsburgh for CE credit and/or by the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Principal Investigator, Co-PI, and an esteemed group of depression and education consultants will apply ..
  55. PBRN:NAMCS Project & Electronic Data from Patients
    Jeffrey Steinbauer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..clinical sites providing health care to the underserved and the homeless; a variety of providers including family physicians, general internists, and general pediatricians; and involvement of a research team with experience in the ..
  56. PHYSICIANS' DECISIONS FOR THE DEPRESSED MEDICALLY ILL
    Steven Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Subjects will be 500 physicians, half general internists and half family physicians. Each physician will complete a semi-structured interview assessing diagnostic, evaluation and treatment ..
  57. Gender Bias in the Treatment of Anxiety in Heart Disease Patients
    GABRIELLE CHIARAMONTE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..One goal of the proposed project is to replicate the earlier research with a large sample of family physicians; the selection of family physicians is particularly relevant as they are generally the first medical ..
  58. Choices: Family Physicians Treat Overweight Children
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Children will be eligible for participation who are above the 90th percentile of BMI for age, and who can have the regular participation of at least one parent or guardian. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. DEPRESSION AND MEDICAL CARE:AGING AND CLINICAL SETTING
    Ira Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..practices in greater Philadelphia that will serve as major research sites for the Center, and an outer Network based in the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians that will be the primary focus for our dissemination research.
  60. Building the Alabama Practice-based Research Network
    T Harrington; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..study on how a PDA-managed protocol for tobacco use will affect the assessment and counseling behaviors of family physicians with patients who smoke; and 4) conduct a pilot feasibility study on obesity, using PDAs to gather data that ..
  61. Nanodevice for Digital Imaging of Palpable Structure at Human-Finger Resolution f
    Ravi Saraf; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that can image the palpability of a tumor and the nature of its attachment to surrounding tissue will enable family physicians and other clinicians to screen patients who do not have access to the more expensive screening tool and ..
  62. Depression in Primary Care: Just Another Illness?
    Jeffrey Susman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..methodology, Grounded theory, this study utilizes 70 in-depth interviews with PCPs (general internists, family physicians, and nurse practitioners), provider surveys on psychosocial aspects of patient care, field notes on the ..
  63. Development of Iowa Research Network - IRENE
    Paul James; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This committee, with input from prominent rural family physicians, will develop an intervention for the barriers to care and test this in an RCT...