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Family phisician

Vojislav Ivetić, Klemen Pašić, Polona Selič
INTRODUCTION: Medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) are very common in family medicine, despite being a poorly-defined clinical entity. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of an educational intervention (EI) on self-rated quality of life, treatment satisfaction, and the family physician-patient relationship in patients with MUS. METHODS: In a multi-centre longitudinal intervention study, which was performed between 2012 and 2014, patients were asked to rate their quality of life, assess their depression, anxiety, stress and somatisation, complete the Hypochondriasis Index, the Medical Interview Satisfaction Scale and the Patient Enablement Instrument for assessing the physician-patient relationship, before and after the EI...
June 1, 2017: Zdravstveno Varstvo
Carme Roca Saumell, Antoni Soriano-Arandes, Lluís Solsona Díaz, Joaquim Gascón Brustenga
Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi. Although it is commonly transmitted by an insect vector in continental Latin-America, in recent decades, due migration, has been diagnosed in other countries such Spain, the European country with a largest immigrant population of Latin American. For a long time, the patient remains asymptomatic, but some years after this stage, the symptoms can be serious (dilated cardiomyopathy, megacolon, megaesophagus). In addition, detection in pregnant women has a high priority because of the route of vertical transmission...
May 2015: Atencion Primaria
Alina Manole, Paula Todi, M Manole, A Ivan, Doina Azoicăi
THE AIM OF STUDY: To assess some risk factors and their involvement in female breast tumours etiology. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was performed on a sample of 67 patients registered with breast tumours, at family phisicians' offices from Iasi, Romania. RESULTS: Some risk factors were defined such as: nuliparity (20.8%) and first pregnancy after age 30 (34.3%); fibrous mastopathy in personal history (73.1% of cases with breast cancer) and breast cancer in siblings of first (8...
April 2011: Revista Medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti Din Iaş̧i
I Dimitrijević, N Kalezić, J Ristić, D Stefanović, M Milićević, M Bumbasirević, D Subotić, D Pavlović, C Vucetić, P Ivanovski
The discovery of the appearance of a serious disease, and the necessity for diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation, particularly when malignity is involved, represents exceptionally stressful news for the patient and his family. Most often this is a task for the physician. In this paper the authors consider the meaning of bad news in unexpected life events which significantly disturb the individual psycho-social ballance of the patient, as well as the familly dynamics and structure. It presents a review of available literature on the subject of the definition of so-called "bad news", the development of approaches in announcement, and current practical approaches and models which assist physicians in helping suffering patients in professional and humane ways...
2007: Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica
Azijada Beganlić, Olivera Batić-Mujanović, Ajsa Tulumović, Muharem Zilzić
Arterial hypertension (AH) is one of the commonest noninfective chronic disease according to its important and the role in the morbidity and mortality, which is the reason for patients coming to the family phisician. Detection and treatment of high blood pressure are the major responsibility of physician in the primary care. If the family physician team (physician and nurse) make a good assessment of the risk factors which is important in development of arterial hypertension, the appearance of disease and its complications can be prevented or delayed...
2005: Medicinski Arhiv
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