General Practice - Research Publications
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An exploratory statistical approach to depression pattern identification
Depression is a complex phenomenon thought to be due to the interaction of biological, psychological and social factors. Currently depression assessment uses self-reported depressive symptoms but this is limited in the ...
Can primary care team-based transition to insulin improve outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes: the stepping up to insulin cluster randomized controlled trial protocol
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2014)
Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) brings significant human and healthcare costs. Its progressive nature means achieving normoglycaemia is increasingly difficult, yet critical to avoiding long term vascular complications. ...
Interventions in Primary Care and their contributions to improving equity in health
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2015-12-14)
Actual availability of general practice appointments for mildly ill children
(AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD, 2015-08-03)
OBJECTIVE: To determine actual availability and cost of general practitioner appointments for children with conditions of low acuity and low urgency, from the perspective of the child's family. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS AND ...
Reflection in professional practice and education.
Reflection is a crucial process in the transforming of experience into knowledge, skills and attitudes. As such it is at the core of both learning and continually evolving professional practice. This article draws on ...
Active listening: more than just paying attention.
Communication skills courses are an essential component of undergraduate and postgraduate training and effective communication skills are actively promoted by medical defence organisations as a means of decreasing litigation. ...
A systematic review of interventions to enhance access to best practice primary health care for chronic disease management, prevention and episodic care
(BIOMED CENTRAL LTD, 2012-11-21)
BACKGROUND: Although primary health care (PHC) is a key component of all health care systems, services are not always readily available, accessible or affordable. This systematic review examines effective strategies to ...
Evaluation of procedural skills training in an undergraduate curriculum
(BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, 2002-11-01)
CONTEXT: A substantial proportion of medical students enter their intern year without any basic skills experience. Lack of experience is a significant source of stress for many junior doctors. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the ...