family practice


Summary: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Validation and utility of a self-report version of PRIME-MD: the PHQ primary care study. Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders. Patient Health Questionnaire
    R L Spitzer
    Biometrics Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 282:1737-44. 1999
  2. pmc Prevalence of multimorbidity among adults seen in family practice
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 3:223-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Frequent attenders in general practice care: a literature review with special reference to methodological considerations
    P Vedsted
    The Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Public Health 119:118-37. 2005
  4. ncbi The impact of patient-centered care on outcomes
    M Stewart
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Fam Pract 49:796-804. 2000
  5. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
  6. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
  7. pmc Data quality of general practice electronic health records: the impact of a program of assessments, feedback, and training
    Mark Porcheret
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, UK
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:78-86. 2004
  8. pmc The influence of patients' hopes of receiving a prescription on doctors' perceptions and the decision to prescribe: a questionnaire survey
    N Britten
    Department of General Practice, United Medical and Dental School of Guy s, London
    BMJ 315:1506-10. 1997
  9. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
  10. pmc Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations: qualitative study
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London SE11 6SP
    BMJ 320:1246-50. 2000

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  1. ncbi Validation and utility of a self-report version of PRIME-MD: the PHQ primary care study. Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders. Patient Health Questionnaire
    R L Spitzer
    Biometrics Research Department, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    JAMA 282:1737-44. 1999
    ..The Primary Care Evaluation of Mental Disorders (PRIME-MD) was developed as a screening instrument but its administration time has limited its clinical usefulness...
  2. pmc Prevalence of multimorbidity among adults seen in family practice
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Fam Med 3:223-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate its prevalence in family practice patients by counting the number of chronic medical conditions and using a measure that considers the severity ..
  3. ncbi Frequent attenders in general practice care: a literature review with special reference to methodological considerations
    P Vedsted
    The Research Unit and Department of General Practice, University of Aarhus, Vennelyst Boulevard 6, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Public Health 119:118-37. 2005
    ..To describe the basis on which our knowledge of frequent attendance in general practice rests and to propose recommendations for further research on frequent attenders (FAs)...
  4. ncbi The impact of patient-centered care on outcomes
    M Stewart
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Fam Pract 49:796-804. 2000
    ..We designed this observational cohort study to assess the association between patient-centered communication in primary care visits and subsequent health and medical care utilization...
  5. ncbi Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  6. ncbi Collaborative care management of late-life depression in the primary care setting: a randomized controlled trial
    Jurgen Unutzer
    Center for Health Services Research, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 10920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    JAMA 288:2836-45. 2002
    ..Few depressed older adults receive effective treatment in primary care settings...
  7. pmc Data quality of general practice electronic health records: the impact of a program of assessments, feedback, and training
    Mark Porcheret
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, UK
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:78-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of a program of repeated assessments, feedback, and training on the quality of coded clinical data in general practice...
  8. pmc The influence of patients' hopes of receiving a prescription on doctors' perceptions and the decision to prescribe: a questionnaire survey
    N Britten
    Department of General Practice, United Medical and Dental School of Guy s, London
    BMJ 315:1506-10. 1997
    ..To measure patients' expectations of receiving prescriptions and general practitioners' perceptions of these expectations and to determine the factors most closely associated with the decision to prescribe...
  9. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
    A pay-for-performance scheme based on meeting targets for the quality of clinical care was introduced to family practice in England in 2004.
  10. pmc Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations: qualitative study
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London SE11 6SP
    BMJ 320:1246-50. 2000
    ..To investigate patients' agendas before consultation and to assess which aspects of agendas are voiced in the consultation and the effects of unvoiced agendas on outcomes...
  11. ncbi Performance of the QRISK cardiovascular risk prediction algorithm in an independent UK sample of patients from general practice: a validation study
    J Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, 13th Floor, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD, UK
    Heart 94:34-9. 2008
    ..To assess the performance of the QRISK score for predicting cardiovascular disease (CVD) in an independent UK sample from general practice and compare with the Framingham score...
  12. ncbi Prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in Australia
    Helena C Britt
    Family Medicine Research Centre, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:72-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity in a sample of patients attending general practice, in the population who attended general practice in 2005, and in the Australian population...
  13. pmc Does higher quality of diabetes management in family practice reduce unplanned hospital admissions?
    Mark Dusheiko
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Health Serv Res 46:27-46. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between indicators of quality of diabetic management in English family practices and emergency hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes...
  14. pmc Screening for depression in primary care with two verbally asked questions: cross sectional study
    Bruce Arroll
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, PB 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:1144-6. 2003
    ..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of two verbally asked questions for screening for depression...
  15. pmc Age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnic differences in patients' assessments of primary health care
    J L Campbell
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, GKT School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Qual Health Care 10:90-5. 2001
    ..This study aims to examine variations in assessments of primary care according to age, gender, socioeconomic, and ethnicity variables...
  16. pmc Observational study of effect of patient centredness and positive approach on outcomes of general practice consultations
    P Little
    Primary Medical Care Group, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Faculty of Medicine, Southhampton University, Southampton SO165ST
    BMJ 323:908-11. 2001
    ..To measure patients' perceptions of patient centredness and the relation of these perceptions to outcomes...
  17. ncbi Clinical comorbidity in osteoarthritis: associations with physical function in older patients in family practice
    Umesh T Kadam
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, England
    J Rheumatol 34:1899-904. 2007
    To determine the influence of comorbidity on physical function in osteoarthritis (OA) consulters aged 50 years and over in family practice.
  18. pmc Case-mix and variation in specialist referrals in general practice
    Caoimhe O Sullivan
    University College London Hospital NHS Trust
    Br J Gen Pract 55:529-33. 2005
    ..The potential of a comprehensive measure of patient morbidity to explain variation in referrals to secondary care has not previously been examined in the UK...
  19. ncbi Quality of morbidity coding in general practice computerized medical records: a systematic review
    Kelvin Jordan
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Fam Pract 21:396-412. 2004
    ..Increased use of computers and morbidity coding in primary care delivery and research brings a need for evidence of the quality of general practice medical records...
  20. pmc Shared decision making and the concept of equipoise: the competences of involving patients in healthcare choices
    G Elwyn
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, USA
    Br J Gen Pract 50:892-9. 2000
  21. ncbi Socio-economic status and the utilisation of physicians' services: results from the Canadian National Population Health Survey
    S Dunlop
    Pharmacia and Upjohn Pty Limited, Rydalmere, NSW, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 51:123-33. 2000
  22. pmc Variations in antibiotic prescribing and consultation rates for acute respiratory infection in UK general practices 1995-2000
    Mark Ashworth
    STaRNet lead general practitioner and honorary senior lecturer, King s College London
    Br J Gen Pract 55:603-8. 2005
    ..Antibiotic prescribing by GPs in the UK has declined since 1995...
  23. pmc Effect of point of care testing for C reactive protein and training in communication skills on antibiotic use in lower respiratory tract infections: cluster randomised trial
    Jochen W L Cals
    Department of General Practice, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    BMJ 338:b1374. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of general practitioner testing for C reactive protein (disease approach) and receiving training in enhanced communication skills (illness approach) on antibiotic prescribing for lower respiratory tract infection...
  24. ncbi Informed decision making in outpatient practice: time to get back to basics
    C H Braddock
    Department of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle 98108, USA
    JAMA 282:2313-20. 1999
    ..However, little is known about the extent to which physicians foster patient involvement in decision making, particularly in routine office practice...
  25. pmc Shared decision making: developing the OPTION scale for measuring patient involvement
    G Elwyn
    Department of Primary Care, University of Wales Swansea Clinical School, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:93-9. 2003
  26. ncbi 2001 Volvo Award Winner in Clinical Studies: Effects of a media campaign on back pain beliefs and its potential influence on management of low back pain in general practice
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Suite 41 Medical Center, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2535-42. 2001
  27. pmc Clinical inertia in patients with T2DM requiring insulin in family practice
    Stewart B Harris
    Department of Family Medicine and Family Medicine Studies, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London
    Can Fam Physician 56:e418-24. 2010
    ..To describe the clinical status of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the primary care setting at insulin initiation and during follow-up, and to assess the efficacy of insulin initiation and intensification...
  28. pmc Defining frequent attendance in general practice
    Frans T M Smits
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 9:21. 2008
    ..We wanted to assess different methods for selecting FAs to identify the most feasible and effective one for use in a general (group) practice...
  29. pmc The inverse care law: clinical primary care encounters in deprived and affluent areas of Scotland
    Stewart W Mercer
    General Practice and Primary Care, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
    Ann Fam Med 5:503-10. 2007
    ..The inverse care law states that the availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it in the population served, but there is little research on how the inverse care law actually operates...
  30. ncbi Health reform in central and eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
    Bernd Rechel
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1186-95. 2009
    ..Of crucial importance is that lessons are learnt from experiences of countries to enable development of health systems that meet present and future health needs of populations...
  31. pmc Reliability of patient responses in pay for performance schemes: analysis of national General Practitioner Patient Survey data in England
    Martin Roland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b3851. 2009
    ..To assess the robustness of patient responses to a new national survey of patient experience as a basis for providing financial incentives to doctors...
  32. pmc Continuity of primary care: to whom does it matter and when?
    Paul A Nutting
    Center for Research Strategies and the Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colo 80203, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:149-55. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that continuity would be more important to patients who are older, sicker, and female, who have established a relationship with their physician, and whose visit addresses more complex problems...
  33. ncbi How can experience in clinical and community settings contribute to early medical education? A BEME systematic review
    T Dornan
    Hope Hospital, University of Manchester School of Medicine, UK
    Med Teach 28:3-18. 2006
    ..Identify the strengths and limitations of the research effort to date, and identify objectives for future research...
  34. ncbi Influences on GPs' decision to prescribe new drugs-the importance of who says what
    Helen Prosser
    Prescribing Research Group, Department of Pharmacology, The Infirmary, 70 Pembroke Place, Liverpool L69 3GF, UK
    Fam Pract 20:61-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to understand the range of factors that influence GPs' uptake of new drugs..
  35. ncbi A conceptual model for capacity building in Australian primary health care research
    Elizabeth Farmer
    Department of General Practice, Flinders University, South Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 31:1139-42. 2002
    ..Many general practitioners and primary health care practitioners lack research and evaluation skills. In response, the Australian Government has funded important capacity building initiatives...
  36. pmc The decline of family medicine as a career choice
    Walter W Rosser
    Department of Family Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, ON
    CMAJ 166:1419-20. 2002
  37. pmc Impact of financial incentives on clinical autonomy and internal motivation in primary care: ethnographic study
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 334:1357. 2007
    ..To explore the impact of financial incentives for quality of care on practice organisation, clinical autonomy, and internal motivation of doctors and nurses working in primary care...
  38. ncbi Successes and failures in the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for clinical practice
    R Grol
    Center for Quality of Care Research, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Med Care 39:II46-54. 2001
    ..However, many guidelines are not used after dissemination. Implementation activities frequently produce only moderate improvement. It is important to study specific guideline programs in detail to learn from their successes and failures...
  39. ncbi Pay-for-performance programs in family practices in the United Kingdom
    Tim Doran
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 355:375-84. 2006
    ..This contract increases existing income according to performance with respect to 146 quality indicators covering clinical care for 10 chronic diseases, organization of care, and patient experience...
  40. ncbi Does community-based experience alter career preference? New evidence from a prospective longitudinal cohort study of undergraduate medical students
    A Howe
    Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Med Educ 35:391-7. 2001
  41. ncbi Delivery of preventive services to older adults by primary care physicians
    Hoangmai H Pham
    Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC 20024, USA
    JAMA 294:473-81. 2005
    ..Rates of preventive services remain below national goals...
  42. ncbi The composite abuse scale: further development and assessment of reliability and validity of a multidimensional partner abuse measure in clinical settings
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Violence Vict 20:529-47. 2005
    ..These four factors exhibited good internal reliability (Cronbach's alpha > 0.85) and the corrected item-total correlations were high (> 0.5). Evidence of criterion and construct validity is presented...
  43. pmc Multimorbidity is common to family practice: is it commonly researched?
    Martin Fortin
    Department of Family Medicine, Sherbrooke University, Chicoutimi, Que
    Can Fam Physician 51:244-5. 2005
  44. pmc Importance of patient pressure and perceived pressure and perceived medical need for investigations, referral, and prescribing in primary care: nested observational study
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, Community Clinical Sciences Division, Southampton University, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST
    BMJ 328:444. 2004
    ..To assess how pressures from patients on doctors in the consultation contribute to referral and investigation...
  45. pmc Designing a quality improvement intervention: a systematic approach
    M A van Bokhoven
    Centre for Quality of Care Research Department of General Practice, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:215-20. 2003
    ..Decisions that have to be made during the design process of a quality improvement intervention are visualised, allowing them to serve as a starting point for a systematic evaluation of the intervention...
  46. pmc The validity of a sore throat score in family practice
    W J McIsaac
    Family Medicine Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 163:811-5. 2000
    ..The study also examined the potential impact of this clinical score on the prescribing of antibiotics in community-based family practice.
  47. pmc Defining and measuring interpersonal continuity of care
    John W Saultz
    Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore 97239 3098, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:134-43. 2003
    ..In an effort to learn more about the importance of continuity of care to physicians and patients, I reviewed the medical literature on continuity of care to define interpersonal continuity and describe how it has been measured and studied...
  48. ncbi A case-control study of acute respiratory tract infection in general practice patients in The Netherlands
    Arianne B van Gageldonk-Lafeber
    Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 41:490-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that asymptomatic persons could have a subclinical infection and thus act as a source of transmission...
  49. ncbi Factors related to the choice of family medicine: a reassessment and literature review
    Janet H Senf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:502-12. 2003
    ..Recent decreases in the number of students entering family medicine has prompted reconsideration of what is known about the factors affecting specialty choice...
  50. ncbi Is fast access to general practice all that should matter? A discrete choice experiment of patients' preferences
    Karen Gerard
    Organisation and Delivery of Care Research Group, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:3-10. 2008
    ..To determine the relative importance of factors that influence patient choice in the booking of general practice appointments for two health problems...
  51. pmc Patients' experience and satisfaction in primary care: secondary analysis using multilevel modelling
    Chris Salisbury
    University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA, UK
    BMJ 341:c5004. 2010
    ..To explore whether responses to questions in surveys of patients that purport to assess the performance of general practices or doctors reflect differences between practices, doctors, or the patients themselves...
  52. ncbi [The image of general practitioners' profession in a changing society]
    Iris Natanzon
    Abteilung Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Vossstrasse 2, Geb 37, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 104:601-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to explore, which image exists of general practitioners' profession from their viewpoint and which social developments influence their image...
  53. pmc Serious infections in children: an incidence study in family practice
    Ann Van den Bruel
    Academisch Centrum voor Huisartsgeneeskunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    BMC Fam Pract 7:23. 2006
    ..We therefore estimated the incidence of serious infections in general practice in Belgium...
  54. ncbi Prostate-specific antigen testing rates remain low in UK general practice: a cross-sectional study in six English cities
    Naomi Williams
    Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford based at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    BJU Int 108:1402-8. 2011
  55. pmc Attractiveness of family medicine for medical students: influence of research and debt
    Alain Vanasse
    University of Sherbrooke, and Clinical Research Centre, Sherbrooke University Hospital, 3001 12th Ave N, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5N4
    Can Fam Physician 57:e216-27. 2011
    ..To examine the association between students' personal characteristics, backgrounds, and medical schools and their intention to enter a family medicine (FM) specialty...
  56. ncbi Randomizing patients by family practice: sample size estimation, intracluster correlation and data analysis
    Roxanne H Cosby
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University and Centre for the Evaluation of Medicines, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 20:77-82. 2003
    ..Patients within a cluster may be similar to each other relative to patients in other clusters on key variables; therefore, sample size calculations and analyses of results require special statistical methods...
  57. pmc Childhood nonspecific abdominal pain in family practice: incidence, associated factors, and management
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 9:337-43. 2011
    ..Little is known about NSAP in family practice, but the impression is that family physicians consider it to be a benign syndrome needing little more than ..
  58. pmc The development of academic family medicine in central and eastern Europe since 1990
    Anna Krztoń-Królewiecka
    Department of Family Medicine, Chair of Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    BMC Fam Pract 14:37. 2013
    ..This study assesses the level of academic development of the discipline characterised by education and research in central and eastern European (CEE) countries...
  59. ncbi Patient-centered care in chronic disease management: a thematic analysis of the literature in family medicine
    Catherine Hudon
    Département de Médecine de Famille, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 88:170-6. 2012
    ..The objective was to provide a synthesis of the results of the research and discourse lines on main dimensions of patient-centered care in the context of chronic disease management in family medicine, building on Stewart et al.'s model...
  60. pmc e-Prescribing, efficiency, quality: lessons from the computerization of UK family practice
    Charles P Schade
    West Virginia Medical Institute, Charleston, WV 25304, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:470-5. 2006
    ..These features include electronic prescribing, improved quality and consistency of care, practice efficiencies that have both timesaving and revenue generating effects, and potential shielding from malpractice claims...
  61. ncbi Giving voice to the lifeworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practice
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:487-505. 2001
    ..This would require attention to structural aspects of the healthcare system to enable doctors to work fully within the patient-centred model...
  62. ncbi Continuity of care: an essential element of modern general practice?
    George K Freeman
    Centre for Primary Care and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Fam Pract 20:623-7. 2003
  63. pmc Primary care staff's views and experiences related to routinely advising patients about physical activity. A questionnaire survey
    Flora Douglas
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Buildings, Forresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:138. 2006
    ..This study explores Scottish primary care staff's knowledge, attitudes and experiences associated with advising patients about physical activity during routine consultations...
  64. 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
    Personal continuity is a core value for family practice, but policy and performance targets emphasise other aspects of care, particularly waiting times for consultation...
  65. ncbi Can health care teams improve primary care practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 291:1246-51. 2004
    ..A number of barriers to team formation exist, chiefly related to the challenges of human relationships and personalities. Taking small steps toward team development may improve the work environment in primary care practices...
  66. pmc Risk factors for persistent frequent use of the primary health care services among frequent attenders: a Bayesian approach
    Tuomas Heikki Koskela
    Department of General Practice, University of Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:55-61. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine risk factors that predict persistent healthcare frequent attendance among a frequent attender (FA) population...
  67. pmc Selective decrease in consultations and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in UK primary care up to 2006
    Martin Gulliford
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston St, London SE1 3QD UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:512-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate trends in primary care consultations and antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in the UK from 1997 to 2006...
  68. ncbi Results of the 2010 national resident matching program: family medicine
    Perry A Pugno
    American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
    Fam Med 42:552-61. 2010
  69. ncbi Lifestyle counseling in primary care: opportunities and challenges for changing practice
    Joan Sargeant
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Med Teach 30:185-91. 2008
    ..Specific strategies can enable physicians to more effectively navigate this complex area of communication with patients, improving patient response in adopting healthy behaviours and increasing physician satisfaction with this task...
  70. ncbi Choosing general practice - a review of career choice determinants
    Narelle Shadbolt
    Discipline of General Practice, University of Sydney, Academic General Practice Unit, Hornsby Hospital, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:53-5. 2009
    ..Addressing the Australian general practice workforce crisis requires an understanding of career choice motivators...
  71. ncbi Comparison of midwifery, family medicine, and obstetric patients' understanding of weight gain during pregnancy: a minority of women report correct counselling
    Sarah D McDonald
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:129-35. 2012
    ..Our objective was to compare what women reported being advised about weight gain during pregnancy and the risks of inappropriate weight gain according to their type of health care provider...
  72. pmc Value for money and the Quality and Outcomes Framework in primary care in the UK NHS
    Simon Walker
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e213-20. 2010
    ..Despite its achievements, there are concerns that the QOF may offer poor value for money...
  73. pmc Career choice of new medical students at three Canadian universities: family medicine versus specialty medicine
    Bruce Wright
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 170:1920-4. 2004
    ..We sought to identify the career preferences students have at entry to medical school and the factors related to family medicine as a first-choice career option...
  74. ncbi Complementary therapies: have they become accepted in general practice?
    M V Pirotta
    Department of General Practice and Public Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic
    Med J Aust 172:105-9. 2000
    ..To describe Victorian general practitioners' attitudes towards and use of a range of complementary therapies...
  75. ncbi Prevalence of common mental disorders in general practice attendees across Europe
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:362-7. 2008
    ..There is evidence that the prevalence of common mental disorders varies across Europe...
  76. pmc Reasons for encounter and disease patterns in Danish primary care: changes over 16 years
    Grete Moth
    Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 30:70-5. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper is to gain updated knowledge about patients' reasons for encounter and the GP activities and to make comparisons with a similar study from 1993...
  77. pmc The declining comprehensiveness of primary care
    Benjamin T B Chan
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and Department of Health Policy, Evaluation and Management, University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 166:429-34. 2002
    ..This study tracks the participation rates of general practitioners and family physicians in 6 nonoffice settings across Ontario and examines among which types of physicians this decline in comprehensiveness has occurred...
  78. ncbi Integrated electronic decision support increases cardiovascular disease risk assessment four fold in routine primary care practice
    Sue Wells
    School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:173-8. 2008
    ..A web-based decision support system (PREDICT-CVD), integrated with primary care electronic medical record software was developed as one strategy to address this problem...
  79. pmc GPs' and pharmacists' experiences of managing multimorbidity: a 'Pandora's box'
    Susan M Smith
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Trinity College Centre for Health Sciences, AMNCH, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Br J Gen Pract 60:285-94. 2010
    ..Multimorbidity is defined as the occurrence of two or more chronic diseases in one individual. Patients with multimorbidity generally have poorer health and functioning and higher rates of attendance in primary care and specialty settings...
  80. pmc Determinants of choosing a career in family medicine
    Ian Scott
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    CMAJ 183:E1-8. 2011
  81. ncbi Developing a dyadic OPTION scale to measure perceptions of shared decision making
    Emma Melbourne
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF14 4XN, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 78:177-83. 2010
    ..The prime objective was to develop an instrument capable of assessing the extent to which patients have been involved in (shared) decision making from two viewpoints-that of the patient and the clinician...
  82. ncbi Psychosocial problems and barriers to improved diabetes management: results of the Cross-National Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs (DAWN) Study
    M Peyrot
    Loyola College, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Diabet Med 22:1379-85. 2005
    ..To examine patient- and provider-reported psychosocial problems and barriers to effective self-care and resources for dealing with those barriers...
  83. pmc Dizziness reported by elderly patients in family practice: prevalence, incidence, and clinical characteristics
    Otto R Maarsingh
    Department of Family Practice and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:2. 2010
    Although dizziness in elderly patients is very common in family practice, most prevalence studies on dizziness are community-based and include a study population that is not representative of family practice...
  84. ncbi Management of depression in UK general practice in relation to scores on depression severity questionnaires: analysis of medical record data
    Tony Kendrick
    University of Southampton Primary Medical Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    BMJ 338:b750. 2009
    ..To determine if general practitioner rates of antidepressant drug prescribing and referrals to specialist services for depression vary in line with patients' scores on depression severity questionnaires...
  85. pmc Perceived difficulties in managing ethical problems in family practice in Slovenia: cross-sectional study
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Maribor, Kersnikova cesta 1, Velenje, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 49:799-806. 2008
    To determine the prevalence of difficulties in managing ethical dilemmas in family practice.
  86. ncbi Family medicine attributes related to satisfaction, health and costs
    Mireia Sans-Corrales
    Institut Català de la Salut ICS, Spain
    Fam Pract 23:308-16. 2006
    ..To identify, from a systematic review of the literature, the attributes of Family Medicine (FM) that influence the primary health care outcome as measured by users' satisfaction, improvement in patient health and in costs...
  87. ncbi Incidence of chronic atrial fibrillation in general practice and its treatment pattern
    Ana Ruigómez
    Centro Español de Investigación Farmacoepidemiológica CEIFE, C Almirante 28, 2 degrees, 28004, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:358-63. 2002
    ..Less than half of patients with chronic AF and no contraindications for anticoagulation received warfarin within the first trimester after the diagnosis...
  88. ncbi Choosing general practice as a career - the influences of education and training
    Jeremy Bunker
    Sydney Institute of General Practice Education and Training, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:341-4. 2009
    ..Strategies addressing the current lack of meaningful exposure to general practice during these formative prevocational years are likely to be the most effective in increasing the proportion and number of entrants to general practice...
  89. pmc Effectiveness of educational interventions in improving detection and management of dementia in primary care: cluster randomised controlled study
    Murna Downs
    Bradford Dementia Group, Division of Dementia Studies, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford BD5 0BB
    BMJ 332:692-6. 2006
    ..To test the effectiveness of educational interventions in improving detection rates and management of dementia in primary care...
  90. pmc Relation of out of hours activity by general practice and accident and emergency services with deprivation in Nottingham: longitudinal survey
    R Carlisle
    Division of General Practice, University of Nottingham, University Hospital
    BMJ 316:520-3. 1998
    ..High general practice and high accident and emergency activity occurred in the same areas rather than one service substituting for the other...
  91. pmc A new selection system to recruit general practice registrars: preliminary findings from a validation study
    Fiona Patterson
    Department of Psychology, City University, London EC1V 0HB
    BMJ 330:711-4. 2005
    ..To design and validate a new competency based selection system to recruit general practice registrars, comprising a competency based application form, referees' reports, and an assessment centre...
  92. pmc General practitioner contacts with patients before and after deliberate self harm
    K Houston
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
    Br J Gen Pract 53:365-70. 2003
    ..Although much attention is focused on suicide prevention by psychiatric services, the role of the general practitioner (GP) in the prevention of suicidal behaviour and in the aftercare of DSH patients is also important...
  93. ncbi Determinants of consultation length in Australian general practice
    Helena C Britt
    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare General Practice Statistics and Classification Unit, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145
    Med J Aust 183:68-71. 2005
    ..To measure the independent effect on length of general-practice consultations of a range of characteristics of the general practitioner (GP), practice, patient and consultation, as a basis for considering future GP workforce needs...
  94. 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...
  95. pmc Improving mental health through parenting programmes: block randomised controlled trial
    J Patterson
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 87:472-7. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a parenting programme, delivered by health visitors in primary care, in improving the mental health of children and their parents among a representative general practice population...
  96. pmc Quality at general practice consultations: cross sectional survey
    J G Howie
    Department of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 319:738-43. 1999
    ..To measure quality of care at general practice consultations in diverse geographical areas, and to determine the principal correlates associated with enablement as an outcome measure...
  97. ncbi An experimental study of determinants of group judgments in clinical guideline development
    Rosalind Raine
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 364:429-37. 2004
  98. pmc The barriers to effective management of heart failure in general practice
    J A Hickling
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Archway Resource Centre, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA
    Br J Gen Pract 51:615-8. 2001
    ..We recommend further research to establish whether multifaceted intervention programmes based on our findings can improve the management of heart failure in primary care...
  99. ncbi Patients' attitudes towards the presence of medical students in family practice consultations
    S M Monnickendam
    Department of Family Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 3:903-6. 2001
    ..A large minority would refuse to be examined without the tutor's presence. Our findings need to be taken into account when planning clinical clerkships...
  100. ncbi Patient perceptions of the GP role in cancer management
    Caroline Bulsara
    Department of General Practice, University of Western Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 34:299-300, 302. 2005
    ..We investigated patients' perceptions of the role of the general practitioner, with particular reference to GPs' ability to manage patients' cancer outside of the hospital setting...
  101. ncbi Outcome data from the LEAP (Live, Eat and Play) trial: a randomized controlled trial of a primary care intervention for childhood overweight/mild obesity
    Z McCallum
    Centre for Community Child Health, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:630-6. 2007
    ..To reduce gain in body mass index (BMI) in overweight/mildly obese children in the primary care setting...

Research Grants64

  1. Youth Violence Prevention Training for Health Professionals
    LISA MCELANEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..has been tested for usability and effectiveness with residents in pediatrics, emergency medicine, surgery and family practice, and with hospital nurses working in those departments...
  2. Partnership for Primary Care Imaging
    Stephen A Boppart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Primary Care Medicine, including Family Practice and Pediatrics, has traditionally relied on physical exam skills and simplistic instruments for critical diagnostic decision making, monitoring, and ..
    VAINORIOUS E; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a small pilot study consisting of approximately 481 samples from patients at two UNC outpatient clinics, the Family Practice Clinic (FPC) and the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC)...
  4. Atlanta Regional Community Clinical Oncology Program (ARCCOP)
    Thomas E Seay; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..are made to educate non-oncology physician specialists about prevention trials such as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, OBGYN, and others with the intent of reaching a broader at risk patient population...
    David W Oslin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of Pennsylvania with participation of faculty from other programs in Psychiatry, and from Medicine, Family Practice, and Epidemiology/Biostatistics...
    ALFED CHEUNG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..the CCN has ready access to 350,000 persons in cardiology, nephrology, hypertension, general medicine and family practice clinics who will satisfy the major eligibility criteria of SPRINT, of which 53,000 will have stage 3 CKD and ..
  7. Increasing Physician Use of Exercise for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The final product will be a free web site whose revenues generated by advertising. It will be marketed to family practice physicians, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants...
  8. Patients, Family Practice and Dietitians: A Team Approach to Heart Failure
    Paula Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2013 applications to deliver guidelines, patient education, and related tools to Registered Dietitians, family practice physicians, and patients with heart failure as a first step toward redeployment of all the Academy's ..
  9. Multi-method Evaluation of Physician Group Incentive Programs for PCMH Transition
    ..physicians represent approximately 64 percent of active primary care physicians (internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics, and general practice) and 15 percent of specialty physicians in the TRUST PPO network...
    Joseph Leach; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..neuro-surgery, thoracic surgery and gynecologic oncology, and hematology, urology, oncology, neurology, ENT, family practice and Internal medicine...
  11. Palliative care algorithms for HF dyads: 1-year versus 2-year predicted survival
    Judith E Hupcey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..patient-caregiver dyads (total sample n=200 [patients and caregivers]) who are followed in internal medicine/family practice sites at two healthcare delivery systems: Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Harrisburg Hospital, Pinnacle ..
  12. Increasing primary care physician colorectal cancer screening rates
    Carmen E Guerra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..increasing CRCS rates when embedded in the recertification processes of the ABIM and the American Academy of Family Practice. The significance of this research is that it fulfills a great public health need for interventions that ..
  13. Initiate and Maintain Physical Activity in Clinics: The IMPACT Diabetes Study
    Latha P Palaniappan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SMAs) are 60-90 minute group appointments (6-12 patients) which are endorsed by the American Academy of Family Practice and the American College of Physicians, and have been implemented in a variety of clinical settings...
  14. Text 4Health-Kids: Text Message Reminder-Recalls for Early childhood Vaccination
    Melissa S Stockwell; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..targeting early childhood immunizations, incorporating immunization appointment reminders, and including six family practice and pediatric care settings, expanding beyond those in our adolescent intervention...
  15. Malpractice: Ignored Specialties Study (MISS)
    Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of how our current medical liability system is impacting primary care specialties such as internal medicine, family practice, or pediatrics...
    JAN PITTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Two of the large health care institutions have family practice residency programs that the project has also supported...
  17. A Toolkit for Primary Care Practices to Improve the Safety of Testing Processes
    MILTON EDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data indicate that an average four-physician family practice center manages about 30 diagnostic test reports per day, 150 per week, and 7,500 per year, and each test ..
    Richard Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Data for both cases and controls will be transferred from the gynecological, obstetric, family practice, and dental records to a computer database...
  19. Creating Online NICU Networks to Educate, Consult & Team
    VALERIE RACHAL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..NICU infants are often seen by many follow-up specialists, family practice physicans, nurse practitioners, and Emergency Room physicans in the first years of life...
  20. Pediatric Quality Improvement Methods, Research and Evaluation Conference
    DAVID ARMAND LINK; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Participants will include key leaders from the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the National Initiative for Child Health Quality (NICHQ)...
  21. 8th International Symposium on Osteoporosis: Translating Research into Clinical P
    Deborah Gold; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with an interest in osteoporosis and bone health across the lifespan, including those working in family practice, endocrinology, rheumatology, obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, physical and occupational therapy, and ..
  22. Integrating CAM into a Family Medicine Residency Program
    ANN SKELTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..project described in this proposal is to design, implement and evaluate an educational program in CAM for family practice residents at Maine Medical Center...
    Sharon Norman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..hospitals, three community health centers, one mental health center, two public health departments, and one family practice center...
  24. Stepped Care Treatment of Postpartum Depression
    Dwenda Gjerdingen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Care treatment program in the context of well-child visits and compare feasibility between pediatric and family practice clinics; 2) determine physician and patient satisfaction with the intervention (overall, and its separate ..
  25. Primary care child obesity intervention targeting parents
    Tiejian Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009 eleven years old who are overweight or at risk for overweight will be recruited from two pediatric and two family practice clinics. Children will be randomly assigned to intervention and control groups based on clinic affiliation...
  26. Sharing Patient Record Access in Rural Health Settings
    MICHAEL DELUCA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Project partners include K.A. Fehrenbacher, M.D., Ltd. (family practice); Urology Associates (urology practice of Roger Rives, M.D., and David D. DiDomenico, M.D., D.O...
  27. Family Physician Reports of Medical Error
    Anton Kuzel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    This proposal describes the US arm of a multinational study of medical errors in family practice. Using a web-enabled survey instrument that collects both quantitative and qualitative data, the study seeks to: (1) define the types of ..
  28. Improving Adherence to Blood Pressure Guidelines
    BARRY CARTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..collaborative teams on adherence to hypertension guidelines (JNC-VI) in six community-based family practice sites. There will be two study phases...
  29. The American Academy of Family Physicians DCERPS-PC
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..specific AAFP programs: the Quality Initiative, the Robert Graham Policy Center, and the National Network for Family Practice and Primary Care Research (National Research Network)...
    Gregory Nichols; Fiscal Year: 1993
    This study explores differences between Internal Medicine and Family Practice primary care physicians in detecting and treating of patients with major depression or dysthymia...
  31. Evaluating the Impact of an ACPOE/CDS System on Outcomes
    Sean Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..implementation will take place in all thirteen sites, portions of the evaluation will take place in both a family practice and a pediatric clinic, with two matched clinics serving as control groups...
    Barbara Gerbert; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..medicine physicians, 100 obstetrician/gynecologists, and 100 primary care physicians (general internist and family practice physicians), oversampling women from each specialty...
    JOSEPH DANKS; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and their designated surrogates for life- sustaining treatment decisions will be recruited from a network of family practice physicians...
    LAWRENCE LI; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Through the use of case studies of seven Western U.S. family practice residency programs (FPRs) with varying C/MHC linkages and focus groups of family practice residents and ..
    Theodore Ganiats; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Improving HIT Implementation in a Rural Health System
    Daniel Mingle; Fiscal Year: 2006 of four partner organizations including primary care clinics in distant geographic locations, a family practice residency program and specialty clinics at the two primary hospitals in the health system...
    Kevin Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In a pediatric primary care or family practice setting, these programs potentially can improve compliance with age-appropriate screening, developmental ..
    Melissa Rowe; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..through focus groups and cognitive interviews with hospitalist and traditional internal medicine and family practice physicians...
  39. The Arkansas Research Collaborative (ARC)
    Geoffrey Goldsmith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Initially, ARC will include seven family practice residency sites (one at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and six at Area Health Education ..
    W MC CARTER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..system, named HealthTouch, was previously developed by a working group operating from the Department of Family Practice at the Medical College of Virginia...
  41. Patient Safety and the Primary Care Testing Process
    Nancy Elder; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Factors - Testing Process (HF-TP) Model, 2) Describe the flow of functions and tasks through a HFE study of family practice offices, 3) Revise and validate the HF-TP Model and identify functions critical to patient safety, 4) ..
  42. Integrating Family History and Electronic Health Records
    Monica McClain; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The TouchWorksTM EMR system is currently used by the Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice residency training program (MDFP), which will test the HBOC module for 1 month as part of routine practice...
  43. Food Safety: Discovering Novel Causes of Foodborne Illn*
    John Besser; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Research Strategies: The populations under study will include patients with diarrheal disease visiting family practice clinics and associated urgent care facilities located in both primarily urban and primarily rural settings, ..
    Eileen Storey; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..2) reinforcing a structured approach to EOM into internal medicine, primary care internal medicine, and family practice training; and 3) implementing faculty development through continuing medical education (CME)...
    ..medicine, behavioral science, child development, clinical economics, emergency medicine, epidemiology, family practice, maternal-fetal medicine, medical informatics, neonatology, nursing, and nurse-midwifery...
  46. Impact of New Adolescent Vaccines
    Mark Sawyer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These observations will be stratified by age (11-14 and 15-18 years), provider type (pediatrician vs. family practice), clinic type (HMO, private practice, community health center, and public health center), clinic location, ..
  47. Kentucky HSR Development II
    Steven Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Kentucky School of Public Health, the Center for Health Services Management and Research, the Department of Family Practice & Community Medicine, and the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration...
    Patrick Hughes; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..physicians will be surveyed from each of the following specialties: obstetrics, neonatology, pediatrics, and family practice. The 800 U.S. physicians will be randomly selected from the AMA physician masterfile...
    Ezra Amsterdam; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..all four years of medical school and in the residency programs of the Department of Medicine, Pediatrics and Family Practice. It will focus on the role of identifiable risk factors in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease, the ..
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The new network will be a program of the Michigan Family Practice Research Consortium (MCFPR), one of three family practice research centers funded by a five year grant from ..
    JACQUES BOURGOIGNIE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Presentations to enlarge Dade County Medical Association, local HMO's and family practice groups and advertisement through the local chapters of the National Kidney Foundation are planned to enlarge ..
    John Farquhar; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..residents and fellows will see patients in several existing clinics: General Internal Medicine Clinic, Family Practice Clinic, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, and Preventive Cardiology clinics within the Divisions of ..
  53. Internet Connection for Providence Family Physicians
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Providence Family Physicians, a network of 11 family practice centers, is a division of Seton Medical Management, a nonprofit organization...
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., newborn nursery vs. family practice office vs. obstetrics and gynecology)...
  55. North Carolina Family Practice PBRN
    Philip Sloane; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The North Carolina Family Practice Practice-Based Research Network (NCFP-PBRN) proposes further infrastructure development (Category I) and 4 exploratory/pilot projects (Category II), in response to AHRQ RFA #HS-02-003...
    Norman Adair; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..2) I SNORED will be provided throughout the training of house officers in the internal medicine, family practice, psychiatry, and neurology training programs...
  57. Central Texas Primary Care Research Network (CenTex Net)
    SAMUEL FORJUOH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..which was created in recognition of the need for well-conducted research to generate evidence-based data in family practice. Housed at the Scott & White Santa Fe Center Century Square building on the Temple Campus of the COM, ..
    GENCIE TURNER; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These sisters will be recrutied via family practice physicians and through hospital tumor registries...
    Julie Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Compounding the problem, women often receive health care from internists, family practice or gynecologists (generally not well-trained in CHD)...
    James Mold; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Prevention Research Center, and African Americans and urban inner city patients by involving the nine Family Practice residency programs in network research, 3) testing the potential cost effectiveness of a practice enhancement ..
    Lawrence Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The main work in this project will involve a partnership with pediatric and family practice providers from a large, regional, multispecialty medical group serving 18 sites in urban and suburban ..
  62. Walking Speed as a Geriatric Vital Sign in Primary Care
    DOUGLAS WOOLLEY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Practices of an established rural primary care research network, health clinics in minority neighborhoods, a family practice residency, urban and suburban primary care offices...
  63. National Network for FP/Primary Care Research Continuat*
    John Hickner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..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) will accomplish these two objectives. 1...
    Shirley Beresford; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Clusters of physicians and nurses in Group Health Cooperative's family practice clinics in South Region, Washington State, will be contacted and invited to participate in the study...