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Women family physicians' working conditions and career satisfaction: a multinational study.

Jinan Usta, Lucy M Candib, Sonia Oyola, Farah Abdul Razzak, Jumana Antoun,

As the proportion of women in family medicine increases, their well-being and job satisfaction become concerns. This study aimed to uncover the working conditions and career satisfaction of women family physicians across multiple countries. A cross-sectional survey of the WONCA Working Party on Women and Family Medicine listserv members to ... Read more >>

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Cardiometabolic multimorbidity and activity limitation: a cross-sectional study of adults using the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging data.

Brayden N Fishbook, Christopher D Brinton, Jodi Siever, Tara D Klassen, Brodie M Sakakibara,

<h4>Background</h4>Cardiometabolic multimorbidity (CM) is the diagnosis of 2 or more cardiometabolic conditions. Multimorbidity and individual cardiometabolic conditions have been associated with activity limitation, a common form of disability, but few studies have investigated the association between CM and activity limitation.<h4>Objectives</h4>To estimate the prevalence of activity limitation among Canadians with CM ... Read more >>

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Clinical prediction of laboratory-confirmed influenza in adults with influenza-like illness in primary care. A randomized controlled trial secondary analysis in 15 European countries.

Dan Ouchi, Ana García-Sangenís, Ana Moragas, Alike W van der Velden, Theo J Verheij, Christopher C Butler, Emily Bongard, Samuel Coenen, Johanna Cook, Nick A Francis, Maciek Godycki-Cwirko, Pia Touboul Lundgren, Christos Lionis, Ruta Radzeviciene Jurgute, Sławomir Chlabicz, An De Sutter, Heiner C Bucher, Bohumil Seifert, Bernadett Kovács, Muireann de Paor, Pär-Daniel Sundvall, Rune Aabenhus, Nicolay Jonassen Harbin, Greet Ieven, Herman Goossens, Morten Lindbæk, Lars Bjerrum, Carl Llor,

<h4>Background</h4>Clinical findings do not accurately predict laboratory diagnosis of influenza. Early identification of influenza is considered useful for proper management decisions in primary care.<h4>Objective</h4>We evaluated the diagnostic value of the presence and the severity of symptoms for the diagnosis of laboratory-confirmed influenza infection among adults presenting with influenza-like illness (ILI) ... Read more >>

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Primary care consultations for respiratory tract symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cohort study including 70,000 people in South West England.

Hajira Dambha-Miller, Hilda O Hounkpatin, Jeffrey Morgan-Harrisskitt, Beth Stuart, Simon D S Fraser, Paul Roderick,

<h4>Background</h4>Primary care consultations for respiratory tract symptoms including identifying and managing COVID-19 during the pandemic have not been characterized.<h4>Methods</h4>A retrospective cohort analysis using routinely collected records from 70,431 adults aged 18+ in South England within the Electronic Care and Health Information Analytics (CHIA) database. Total volume and type of consultations ... Read more >>

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Comments regarding "The accuracy of mean corpuscular volume guided anaemia classification in primary care" by Schop et al. (Family Practice, 2021, 1-5, doi:10.1093/fampra/cmab034) and the problem of laboratory error in red blood cell mean corpuscular volume.

John L Frater,

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Point-of-care tests for pediatric urinary tract infections in general practice: a diagnostic accuracy study.

Hanne A Boon, Tine De Burghgraeve, Jan Y Verbakel, Ann Van den Bruel,

<h4>Background</h4>Early diagnosis of pediatrics urinary tract infections in the outpatient settings is challenging but essential to prevent hospitalization and kidney damage.<h4>Objective</h4>We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic test accuracy of a selection of point-of-care tests for pediatric urinary tract infections in general practice.<h4>Methods</h4>A prospective cross-sectional study in 26 general practices in ... Read more >>

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Ensuring the continuation of routine primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: a review of the international literature.

Sethunya Matenge, Elizabeth Sturgiss, Jane Desborough, Sally Hall Dykgraaf, Garang Dut, Michael Kidd,

<h4>Background</h4>The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the diversion of health resources away from routine primary care delivery. This disruption of health services has necessitated new approaches to providing care to ensure continuity.<h4>Objectives</h4>To summarize changes to the provision of routine primary care services during the pandemic.<h4>Methods</h4>Rapid literature review using PubMed/MEDLINE, SCOPUS, ... Read more >>

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The use and safety of corticosteroid injections for shoulder pain in general practice: a retrospective cohort study.

Pieter F van Doorn, Dieuwke Schiphof, Rianne M Rozendaal, Ramon P G Ottenheijm, Johan van der Lei, Patrick J E Bindels, Evelien I T de Schepper,

<h4>Background</h4>Guidelines for shoulder pain in general practice recommend treatment with corticosteroid injections (CSI) if initial pain management fails. However, little is known about the actual use and safety of CSIs in treatment by general practitioners (GP).<h4>Objective</h4>The objective of this study was to gain insight into the use and safety of ... Read more >>

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A cost-effectiveness and budget impact analysis of C-reactive protein point-of-care testing to guide antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in primary care settings in Ireland: a decision-analytic model.

Christopher G Fawsitt, Des Lucey, Patricia Harrington, Karen Jordan, Liam Marshall, Kirsty K O'Brien, Conor Teljeur,

<h4>Background</h4>Approximately 60% of antibiotics issued in primary care are for acute respiratory tract infections (RTIs), which are largely self-limiting and do not require antibiotics. Point-of-care testing (POCT) devices that measure C-reactive protein (CRP)-a biomarker for infection-can be used to guide prescribing decisions.<h4>Objective</h4>We evaluated the cost-effectiveness and budget impact of a ... Read more >>

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Family history recording in UK general practice: the lIFeLONG study.

Molly Dineen, Kate Sidaway-Lee, Denis Pereira Gray, Philip H Evans,

<h4>Background</h4>In order to integrate genomic medicine into routine patient care and stratify personal risk, it is increasingly important to record family history (FH) information in general/family practice records. This is true for classic genetic disease as well as multifactorial conditions. Research suggests that FH recording is currently inadequate.<h4>Objectives</h4>To provide an ... Read more >>

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General practitioners' views of pharmacist services in general practice: a qualitative evidence synthesis.

Eoin Hurley, Laura L Gleeson, Stephen Byrne, Elaine Walsh, Tony Foley, Kieran Dalton,

<h4>Background</h4>Pharmacist services in general practice are expanding worldwide, with evidence to show pharmacists' presence in general practice has financial, workload, and clinical benefits. Yet, little is known globally about general practitioners' (GPs') views on their presence in general practice.<h4>Objective</h4>To synthesize the qualitative research evidence on GPs' views of pharmacist services ... Read more >>

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Improving utility of prescription drug monitoring programs with more accurate patient information.

Fatimat Atanda, Jieni Li, Sang Kyu Cho,

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Care and management of adults with autism spectrum disorder in family practice: difficulties experienced by general practitioners.

Cyrielle Voillemont, Eric Imbault, Marie Schoenberger, Paolo Di Patrizio,

<h4>Background and objectives</h4>Few studies exist regarding the management and support of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in family practice. Most of them concern the management of children. As a primary care professional however, the general practitioner (GP) has a role to play at every step of the autistic adult's ... Read more >>

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Evidence reversals in primary care research: a study of randomized controlled trials.

Christian Ruchon, Roland Grad, Mark H Ebell, David C Slawson, Pierre Pluye, Kristian B Filion, Mathieu Rousseau, Emelie Braschi, Soumya Sridhar, Anupriya Grover-Wenk, Jennifer Ren-Si Cheung, Allen F Shaughnessy,

<h4>Background</h4>Evidence-Based Medicine is built on the premise that clinicians can be more confident when their decisions are grounded in high-quality evidence. Furthermore, evidence from studies involving patient-oriented outcomes is preferred when making decisions about tests or treatments. Ideally, the findings of relevant and valid trials should be stable over time, ... Read more >>

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Integrating case-finding and initial management for osteoarthritis, anxiety, and depression into primary care long-term condition reviews: results from the ENHANCE pilot trial.

Emma L Healey, Christian D Mallen, Carolyn A Chew-Graham, Elaine Nicholls, Martyn Lewis, Sarah A Lawton, Andrew G Finney, Valerie Tan, Vince Cooper, Krysia S Dziedzic, Jennifer Liddle, Simon Wathall, Clare Jinks,

<h4>Background</h4>Multimorbidity is increasingly the norm; however, primary care remains focused on single diseases. Osteoarthritis, anxiety, and depression are frequently comorbid with other long-term conditions (LTCs), but rarely prioritized by clinicians.<h4>Objectives</h4>To test the feasibility of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of an intervention integrating case-finding and management for osteoarthritis, anxiety, and ... Read more >>

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Has COVID-19 changed the workload for primary care physicians? The case of Spain.

Carmen Fernández-Aguilar, Luis-Alberto Casado-Aranda, Miquel Farrés Fernández, Sergio Minué Lorenzo,

<h4>Background</h4>The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a massive over-exertion of doctors, multiplying their work intensity, overload and stress. Yet no studies have been conducted on the changes in primary care physician overload during the pandemic.<h4>Objective</h4>To address this research gap, the aim of this article is to document the subjective dimensions ... Read more >>

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Impact of antenatal care visits on childhood immunization: a propensity score-matched analysis using nationally representative survey.

Yuvaraj Krishnamoorthy, Tanveer Rehman,

<h4>Background</h4>Evidence has suggested a relationship between antenatal care (ANC) visits and childhood immunization coverage. However, evaluating its impact using observational data suffers from the problem of selection bias. Hence, we adopted propensity score-matched (PSM) analysis for studying the impact of ANC visits on childhood immunization.<h4>Methods</h4>Data regarding ANC visits and childhood ... Read more >>

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Specific content for collaborative care: a systematic review of collaborative care interventions for patients with multimorbidity involving depression and/or anxiety in primary care.

Caroline Kappelin, Axel C Carlsson, Caroline Wachtler,

<h4>Background</h4>In primary care (PC) many patients suffer from multimorbidity involving depression and/or anxiety. Collaborative care (CC) has shown promising results for patients with depression, anxiety, and multimorbidity involving depression. However, specific content in CC for patients with multimorbidity involving depression and/or anxiety is unknown.<h4>Objective</h4>(i) To examine the effect of CC ... Read more >>

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A retrospective, observational study on medication for opioid use disorder during pregnancy and risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Ayesha Sujan, Emma Cleary, Edie Douglas, Rubin Aujla, Lisa Boyars, Claire Smith, Constance Guille,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The prevalence of opioid use disorder (OUD) among pregnant women is increasing. Research consistently demonstrates the efficacy of medications for OUD (MOUD); however, researchers have called for additional studies evaluating the safety of MOUD during pregnancy, particularly the relative safety of two commonly used MOUD medications-methadone and buprenorphine. This study ... Read more >>

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The role of general practitioners in managing the COVID-19 pandemic in a private healthcare system.

Christine Cohidon, Fatima El Hakmaoui, Nicolas Senn,

<h4>Background</h4>The canton of Vaud's public health authorities, in Switzerland, invited general practitioners (GPs) to participate in managing suspected COVID-19 patients and continue caring for their non-COVID-19 patients. However, this course of action was not mandatory. The present study's objective was to describe and understand how involved GPs were in dealing ... Read more >>

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Continuity of care for patients with chronic disease: a registry-based observational study from Norway.

Sahar Pahlavanyali, Øystein Hetlevik, Jesper Blinkenberg, Steinar Hunskaar,

<h4>Background</h4>Continuity of care (CoC) is accepted as a core value of primary care and is especially appreciated by patients with chronic conditions. Nevertheless, there are few studies investigating CoC for these patients across levels of healthcare.<h4>Objective</h4>This study aims to investigate CoC for patients with somatic chronic diseases, both with regular ... Read more >>

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Identifying hot spots for harm and blind spots across the care pathway from patient complaints about general practice.

Emily O'Dowd, Sinéad Lydon, Kathryn Lambe, Chris Rudland, Aoife Hilton, Paul O'Connor,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Healthcare complaints are underutilized for quality improvement in general practice. Systematic analysis of complaints has identified hot spots (areas across the care pathway where issues occur frequently) and blind spots (areas across the care pathway that cannot be observed by staff) in secondary care. The Healthcare Complaints Analysis Tool (HCAT) ... Read more >>

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Shared medical appointments for weight loss: a systematic review.

Ruth Walker, Vijayanand Ramasamy, Elizabeth Sturgiss, James Dunbar, Jacqueline Boyle,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Shared medical appointments (SMAs) may help mitigate some of the barriers for managing obesity in primary care. The primary aim of this systematic review was to measure the effect of weight loss SMAs.<h4>Methods</h4>Systematic searches using keywords and Medical Subject Headings for overweight, obesity, and SMAs were conducted in the CENTRAL, ... Read more >>

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Exploring health coaching and mindfulness as levers for transformation in health: stakeholder perspectives.

Rahul K Gupta, Maureen Mayhew, Robert Woollard, Karen Gelb,

<h4>Background</h4>Health coaching (HC) and mindfulness (MFN) are proven interventions for mobilizing patients' inner resources and are slowly being integrated into public primary care. Since 2015 the medical community in Gibsons BC has integrated physician-led HC and MFN-based programs into team-based care. This exploratory study aimed to understand the mechanisms by ... Read more >>

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Facilitators and barriers for promoting healthy eating among primary care patients: results of a qualitative study among practice nurses.

Geertruida J Groenendijk-van Woudenbergh, Marlies C van Hell-Cromwijk, Ytje J J van der Veen, Hylkje F Algra, Willemieke Kroeze,

<h4>Background</h4>Practice nurses have an important role in promoting healthy eating to prevent or delay long-term complications from chronic lifestyle-related diseases.<h4>Objective</h4>To identify the facilitators and barriers encountered by practice nurses at a professional level when promoting healthy eating among patients.<h4>Methods</h4>Face-to-face semi-structured interviews were conducted with 21 Dutch practice nurses. Data were ... Read more >>

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