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British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28630059/the-role-of-contraindications-in-prescribing-anticoagulants-to-patients-with-atrial-fibrillation-a-cross-sectional-analysis-of-primary-care-data-in-the-uk
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Nicola Adderley, Ronan Ryan, Tom Marshall
BACKGROUND: Underuse of anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation (AF) is an international problem, which has often been attributed to the presence of contraindications to treatment. No studies have assessed the influence of contraindications on anticoagulant prescribing in the UK. AIM: To determine the influence of contraindications on anticoagulant prescribing in patients with AF in the UK. DESIGN AND SETTING: Cross-sectional analysis of primary care data from 645 general practices contributing to The Health Improvement Network, a large UK database of electronic primary care records...
June 19, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28630058/psychological-morbidity-and-return-to-work-after-injury-multicentre-cohort-study
#2
Denise Kendrick, Paula Dhiman, Blerina Kellezi, Carol Coupland, Jessica Whitehead, Kate Beckett, Nicola Christie, Judith Sleney, Jo Barnes, Stephen Joseph, Richard Morriss
BACKGROUND: The benefits of work for physical, psychological, and financial wellbeing are well documented. Return to work (RTW) after unintentional injury is often delayed, and psychological morbidity may contribute to this delay. The impact of psychological morbidity on RTW after a wide range of unintentional injuries in the UK has not been adequately quantified. AIM: To quantify the role of psychological factors, including anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic distress, on RTW following unintentional injuries...
June 19, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28630057/characteristics-of-children-who-do-not-attend-their-hospital-appointments-and-gps-response-a-mixed-methods-study-in-primary-and-secondary-care
#3
Lydia Rm French, Katrina M Turner, Hannah Morley, Lisa Goldsworthy, Debbie J Sharp, Julian Hamilton-Shield
BACKGROUND: Children who do not attend (DNA) their hospital outpatient appointments are a concern because this potentially compromises the child's health and incurs financial cost. Little is known about children who DNA or the views of GPs to non-attendance. AIM: To describe the characteristics of children who DNA hospital paediatric outpatient appointments, and explore how GPs view and respond to DNAs. DESIGN AND SETTING: A mixed methods study of data from all new referrals to a children's hospital in the South West of England between 1 September and 31 October 2012...
June 19, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28583945/patients-evaluations-of-patient-safety-in-english-general-practices-a-cross-sectional-study
#4
Ignacio Ricci-Cabello, Kate S Marsden, Anthony J Avery, Brian G Bell, Umesh T Kadam, David Reeves, Sarah P Slight, Katherine Perryman, Jane Barnett, Ian Litchfield, Sally Thomas, Stephen M Campbell, Lucy Doos, Aneez Esmail, Jose M Valderas
BACKGROUND: Description of safety problems and harm in general practices has previously relied on information from health professionals, with scarce attention paid to experiences of patients. AIM: To examine patient-reported experiences and outcomes of patient safety in primary care. DESIGN AND SETTING: Cross-sectional study in 45 general practices across five regions in the north, centre, and south of England. METHOD: A version of the Patient Reported Experiences and Outcomes of Safety in Primary Care (PREOS-PC) questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 6736 patients...
June 5, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28583944/variation-in-referral-and-access-to-new-psychological-therapy-services-by-age-an-empirical-quantitative-study
#5
Sophie Pettit, Adam Qureshi, William Lee, Alex Stirzaker, Alex Gibson, William Henley, Richard Byng
BACKGROUND: Older people with common mental health problems (CMHPs) are known to have reduced rates of referral to psychological therapy. AIM: To assess referral rates to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services, contact with a therapist, and clinical outcome by age. DESIGN AND SETTING: Empirical research study using patient episodes of care from South West of England IAPT services. METHOD: By analysing 82 513 episodes of care (2010-2011), referral rates and clinical improvement were compared with both total population and estimated prevalence in each age group using IAPT data...
June 5, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28583943/impact-of-travel-time-and-rurality-on-presentation-and-outcomes-of-symptomatic-colorectal-cancer-a-cross-sectional-cohort-study-in-primary-care
#6
Peninah Murage, Peter Murchie, Max Bachmann, Michael Crawford, Andy Jones
BACKGROUND: Several studies have reported a survival disadvantage for rural dwellers who develop colorectal cancer, but the underlying mechanisms remain obscure. Delayed presentation to GPs may be a contributory factor, but evidence is lacking. AIM: To examine the association between rurality and travel time on diagnosis and survival of colorectal cancer in a cohort from northeast Scotland. DESIGN AND SETTING: The authors used a database linking GP records to routine data for patients diagnosed between 1997 and 1998, and followed up to 2011...
June 5, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28533201/enuresis-practical-guidelines-for-primary-care
#7
Johan Vande Walle, Soren Rittig, Serdar Tekgül, Paul Austin, Stephen Shei-Dei Yang, Pédro-José Lopez, Charlotte Van Herzeele
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 22, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28533200/beliefs-about-prescribed-medication-among-older-patients-with-polypharmacy-a-mixed-methods-study-in-primary-care
#8
Barbara Clyne, Janine A Cooper, Fiona Boland, Carmel M Hughes, Tom Fahey, Susan M Smith
BACKGROUND: Polypharmacy (≥5 medications) is common in older patients and is associated with adverse outcomes. Patients' beliefs about medication can influence their expectations for medication, adherence, and willingness to deprescribe. Few studies have examined beliefs about prescribed medication among older patients with polypharmacy in primary care. AIM: To explore medication-related beliefs in older patients with polypharmacy and factors that might influence beliefs...
May 22, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28533198/chlamydia-and-hiv-testing-contraception-advice-and-free-condoms-offered-in-general-practice-a-qualitative-interview-study-of-young-adults-perceptions-of-this-initiative
#9
Leah Ffion Jones, Ellie Ricketts, Katy Town, Claire Rugman, Donna Lecky, Kate Folkard, Anthony Nardone, Thomas Nathan Hartney, Cliodna McNulty
BACKGROUND: Opportunistic chlamydia screening is actively encouraged in English general practices. Based on recent policy changes, Public Health England piloted 3Cs and HIV in 2013-2014, integrating the offer of chlamydia testing with providing condoms, contraceptive information, and HIV testing (referred to as 3Cs and HIV) according to national guidelines. AIM: To determine young adults' opinions of receiving a broader sexual health offer of 3Cs and HIV at their GP practice...
May 22, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28483823/patient-use-of-blood-pressure-self-screening-facilities-in-general-practice-waiting-rooms-a-qualitative-study-in-the-uk
#10
Alice C Tompson, Sabrina Grant, Sheila M Greenfield, Richard J McManus, Susannah Fleming, Carl J Heneghan, Fd Richard Hobbs, Alison M Ward
BACKGROUND: Blood pressure (BP) self-screening, whereby members of the public have access to BP monitoring equipment outside of healthcare consultations, may increase the detection and treatment of hypertension. Currently in the UK such opportunities are largely confined to GP waiting rooms. AIM: To investigate the reasons why people do or do not use BP self-screening facilities. DESIGN AND SETTING: A cross-sectional, qualitative study in Oxfordshire, UK...
May 8, 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546417/improving-management-of-gout-in-primary-care-a-new-uk-management-guideline
#11
Christian D Mallen, Graham Davenport, Michelle Hui, George Nuki, Edward Roddy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546416/recognising-paediatric-obstructive-sleep-apnoea-in-primary-care-diagnosis-and-management
#12
Rebecca Harrison, Rachel Edmiston, Caroline Mitchell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546415/the-subversive-challenges-of-multimorbidity
#13
Graham Watt
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546414/diagnosing-adult-primary-brain-tumours-can-we-do-better
#14
Clarissa Penfold, Alexis J Joannides, Joyce Bell, Fiona M Walter
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546413/improving-early-diagnosis-of-cancer-in-uk-general-practice
#15
Ian Morgan, Scott Wilkes
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546412/i-fell-in-love-at-the-dulwich-golf-club
#16
Sandy Taylor
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546411/books-refuge-transforming-a-broken-refugee-system-a-new-approach-to-refugees
#17
Polly Nyiri, Gerry Clare
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546410/doctors-in-popular-songs-the-dark-side-of-the-moon
#18
Ole D Wolthers
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546409/bad-medicine-defensiveness
#19
Des Spence
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28546408/it-s-all-a-matter-of-time-managing-risk-takes-time
#20
Andrew Yager
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2017: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
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