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Did Introduction of Medical Homes With Mandatory After-Hours Provision Reduce Emergency Department Utilization

Tara Kiran, MD; Rahim Moineddin, PhD; Alex Kopp; Eliot Frymire, MA, BEd; Richard H. Glazier, MD, MPH

 

Stakeholder Agreement Regarding Primary Care “Measures that Matter”

Rebecca S. Etz, PhD; Marshall Brooks, PhD; Martha Gonzalez, BA; Melissa S Hayes, BS; Anton J. Kuzel, MD, MHPE; Heather Librandi, BSC, EMT-P; Kurt C. Stange, MD, PhD

 

"Give Me a Reasonable Alternative"; Antipsychotics, Dementia, and Virginia Primary Care Physicians

Anton J. Kuzel, MD, MHPE; Jonathan Winter, MD; Rebecca S. Etz, PhD; Katherine Winter; Christine Carlson Kerns, RN; John William Kerns, MD

 

Prevalence of Atypical Pathogens in Patients With Sore Throat: A Meta-Analysis

Christian Marchello, MS; Mark H. Ebell, MD, MS

 

Why Do Female GPs Earn Less Than Their Male Colleagues?

Christopher Harrison, Bpsych, MSocH; Clare Bayram; Helena C. Britt, PhD; Janice Charles


Does Prompt Receipt of a Discharge Note by a Patients’ Family Physician Reduce the Rate of Readmissions and Emergency Room Visits in a Universally Funded Health Care System?

Liisa Jaakkimainen, MD, MSc, CCFP; Hong Lu; Jacqueline Young, MSc; Karen Tu, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP

 

Medicare Advantage Enrollees Have Fewer Avoidable Hospitalizations and More Appropriate Hospitalizations Than Traditional Medicare Enrollees: Results From a 12 State Study

Yalda Jabbarpour, MD; Stephen Petterson, PhD; Peter M Wingrove; Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH

 

Patient Factors Associated With Successful Weight Loss in Obese Sedentary Primary Care Patients

Charles Buckley Eaton, MD, MS; Kim Gans; Sheri Hartman, PhD; Bess Marcus; Patricia Risica; Mary Roberts

 

Measuring Continuity in Primary Care and its Impact on Costs and Hospitalizations

Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH; Stephen Petterson, PhD

 

Primary Care Physician Advice to Pursue Watchful Waiting is Associated With Less Low-Value Testing

Joshua J. Fenton, MD, MPH; Larissa May; Anthony F. Jerant, MD; Peter Franks, MB, BS


 

Physical Exercise for Late Life Depression: Tailored Treatments Between Psychiatry and Primary Care
Klea Bertakis, MD, MPH; Mario Amore; Fabrizio Asioli; Luigi Bagnoli; Marco Menchetti; Martino Murri; Micro Neri; Francesca Neviani; Matteo Siena; Guilio Toni; Ferdinando Tripi; Stamatula Zanetidou; Donato Zocchi

Sterile Versus Non-Sterile Gloves for Minor Surgery in General Practice
Clare Heal and Shampavi Sri Haran

The Fit Family Challenge: A Primary Care-Based Pediatric Obesity Program
Bonnie Jortberg, PhD, RD, CDE; Raquel Rosen; Sarah Roth

Prescription Opioid Dose and Duration and Risk for Depression in Three Large Healthcare Center Patient Populations
Jeffrey Scherrer, PhD; Joanne Salas, MPH; Laurel Copeland; Brian Ahmedani; Eileen Stock; Thomas Burroughs, PhD, MA, MS; F. David Schneider, MD, MSPH; Kathleen Bucholz; Mark Sullivan; Patrick Lustman

Adjunctive Screening for Breast Cancer in Women with Dense Breasts: A Systematic Review
Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH; Joshua Fenton, MD, MPH; Evelyn Whitlock, MD, MPH; Diana Miglioretti, PhD; Jamie Thompson, MPH; Meghan Weyrich, MPH

Does Iron Deficiency Without Anemia in Infancy Affect Long Term Developmental Outcomes? Prospective 6 Year Cohort Study
Dee Mangin; Claire Dowson; David Fergusson; Elisabeth Wells

The Effectiveness of Maintenance SSRI Treatment in Primary Care Depression to Prevent Recurrence: Multicentre Double Blinded Placebo Controlled RCT. 
Dee Mangin; Claire Dowson; Roger Mulder; Elisabeth Wells; Les Toop; Tony Dowell; Bruce Arroll, MBChB, PhD

Not as Transient as the Name Suggests: Fatigue, Psychological and Cognitive Impairment Following Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Grace Moran; Melanie Calvert; Max Feltham; Tom Marshall; Ronan Ryan

Missed Opportunities for Prevention of Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) in Primary Care
Grace Moran; Melanie Calvert; Max Feltham; om Marshall; Ronan Ryan

Oral Steroids for Acute Cough (OSAC): A UK Multi-Centre, Placebo Controlled, Randomised Trial
Alastair Hay 

 

The Reduction in ED and Hospital Admissions From Medical Home Practices is Specific to Primary-Care-Sensitive Chronic Conditions
Green LA, Markovitz A, Chang HC, Paustian M

Clinical Effectiveness of Collaborative Care Management For Depression Over Time
Garrison, GM; Angstman, KB; O’Connor S; Williams MD; Lineberry TW

Use of Antidepressants in Patients with Depression and Cardiometabolic Disease
Bhautesh Jani, David Purves, Sarah Barry, Colin McCowan, Jonathan Cavanagh, Frances Mair

Continuity of Care: Does Having the Same Primary Care Provider Over Time Matter?
S.T. Wong, A. Katz, Peterson, S., & Taylor, C. 

A Prognostic Algorithm to Predict Hospitalization Among Children Presenting to Primary Care with Acute Cough and RTI: The ‘TARGET’ Prospective Cohort Study
Alastair D Hay, Niamh M Redmond, Andrew M Lovering, Barry Vipond, Brendan Delaney, Hannah Christensen, Hannah V Thornton, John P Leeming, Margaret Fletcher, Matthew Thompson, Paul Little, Peter Muir, Sophie Turnbull, Beth Stewart, Tim J Peters and Peter S Blair on behalf of the TARGET study team

Comparison of Osteoporosis Risk Assessment Tools in Women 50-64 Years Old
Jennifer L. Pecina MD, Lindy Romanovsky, MD Stephen P. Merry MD, Kurt A. Kennel MD, Tom D. Thacher MD

Does an Increase in Opioid Dose lead to an Increase in Depression?
Scherrer JF, Salas J, Lustman PJ, Burge S, Schneider FD, for the Residency Research Network of Texas Investigators. Pain. 2015;156:348-355

Gaps in Knowledge: What do Primary Care Patients Know about the Opioid Medication they Have Been Prescribed?
LS Wallace, L McDougle, WF Miser, RK Wexler

Autoinflation as a Treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion in Primary Care: A Randomized 
Controlled Trial

Williamson I, Vennik J, Harnden A, Voysey M, Perera R, Kelly S, Yao G, Raftery J, Mant D, Little P

Are Antibiotics the Only Treatment Option for Urinary Tract Infection? – A Comparative Effectiveness Trial 
Gágyor & J Bleidorn, K Wegscheider, G Schmiemann, M Kochen, E Hummers-Pradier


Shared Decision-Making in Palliative Care: Clinical Implications for the Practice of Family Medicine

Bélanger E, Rodríguez C, Groleau D, Légaré F, & Marchand R.


Has this patient with chest pain coronary artery disease? Diagnostic utility of a clinical decision rule.
J Haasenritter, S Bösner, N Donner-Banzhoff (Philipps University Marburg, Germany)

How often do patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) complaints newly treated with NSAIDs, subsequently consult their GP because of an adverse drug reaction (ADR)
AR Koffeman, AR van Buul, VE Valkhoff, GW ‘t Jong, PJE Bindels, J van   der Lei, MCJM Sturkenboom, PAJ Luijsterburg, SMA Bierma-Zeinstra

A Comparison of the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) and the FRAX® in Identifying Men at Risk for Osteoporosis
Alvah R. Cass, MD, SM, Angela J. Shepherd, MD, Rechelle Asirot, MD, Maimoona Nizami, MD & Manju Mahajan, MD

The True Blue model of collaborative care using practice nurses as case managers for depression alongside diabetes or heart disease: a randomised trial. 

Morgan MAJ, Coates MJ, Dunbar JA, et al. 

Systematic review of the diagnostic accuracy of capillary refill time for serious illness in children
S Fleming, P Gill, C Jones, A Van den Bruel, J Taylor, C Heneghan, M Thompson


Current and future use of point-of-care test in primary care: an international survey in Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Jeremy Howick, et al.

PCMH Implementation and Primary Care Provider and Staff  Burnout: A Process Analysis

Diana Carvajal MD, MPH, Elizabeth Alt MD, MPH, Claudia Lechuga MS, Stephanie Neves BS, MA, Arthur Blank PhD,
M. Diane McKee MD, MS

Does Cardiovascular Risk Predict Statin Use?
Michael Johansen MD, MS, Ohio State University, Lee Green MD MPH, Ananda Sen PhD, Sheetal Kircher MD, MS, Caroline Richardson MD MS.  

PCMH Transformation
Rachel Hope, MD, The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Family Medicine Residency ; Miranda Moore, PhD, & Andrew Bazemore, MD, The Robert Graham Center

Performance of a Rapid Influenza Detection Test (RIDT) in Ambulatory Primary Care Wisconsin: 2009-2013
Temte JL, Barlow S, Greene P, Haupt T, Reisdorf E, Wedig M, Shult P, Giorgi A, Fowlkes A.  University of  Wisconsin

Depression and Opioid Use Increase Risk of Incident Myocardial Infarction
Scherrer JF, Schneider FD, Hauptman PJ, Freedland KE and Lustman PJ, Saint Louis and Washington Universities School of Medicine

Helping Patients Reach a Balanced Understanding of Controversial Cancer Screening Recommendations:The Impossible Dream?
B Saver, R Luckmann, M Hayes, K Mazor, G Bacigalupe, J Calista, N Esparza, T Gorodetsky


Does the management of patients with chronic non-malignant pain (CMNP) differ between those with and without co-existing mental illness?
Elder NC, White C, Regan S – University of Cincinnati Department of Family and Community Medicine

Using Lean Management to Improve Opioid Prescribing for Pain in Ambulatory Care|
Connie van Eeghen DrPH, Amanda Kennedy PharmD, Mark Pasanen MD,  Benjamin Littenberg MD, Charles MacLean MD,

University of Vermont

The potential role of NT-proBNP in screening for heart failure and in predicting prognosis
Richard Hobbs, Care Taylor, Andrea Roalfe, Rachel Iles, University of Oxford

Is montelukast an effective treatment for postinfectious cough?

Wang K, Birring SS, Taylor K, Fry NK, Hay AD, Moore, M, Jin J,Perera R, Farmer A, Little P, Harrison TG, Mant D, Harnden A.