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Editor's Picks

Safety, efficiency and health-related quality of telephone triage in out-of-hours primary care

Nurses using computerized decision support systems performed better than GPs when telephone triaging patients. 

How do older adults understand and manage distress?

Moult et al. explored, through qualitative methods, the role of primary care providers in supporting distressed older adults. 

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Will we have enough GPs in the future?

The role of General Practitioner is a less popular choice of medical specialization throughout Europe. In a study recently published in BMC Family Practice, researchers explore and highlight the positive factors that support the satisfaction of active General Practitioners.

To learn more about this study, please read the blog written by the authors. 

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Aims and scope

BMC Family Practice is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of primary health care research. The journal has a special focus on clinical decision making and management, continuing professional education, service utilization, needs and demand, and the organization and delivery of primary care and care in the community.

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  • Maire Clayton, BMC, USA

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