Annika Andén

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
BACKGROUND Evaluation of outcome in general practice can be seen from different viewpoints. In this study we focus on the concepts patients use to describe the outcome of a consultation with a GP. METHOD Patients were interviewed within a week after a consultation with a GP. The interviews were made with 20 patients in 5 focus groups and 8 individually.(More)
OBJECTIVE To give an overview of the concepts used to describe and evaluate the outcome of general practice consultations. METHOD A literature study was undertaken. Among 101 articles relevant to the subject 35 were chosen to illustrate the concepts found. RESULT The following concepts were found: disease control, patient compliance, efficacy, symptom(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical decision making strategies of GPs with regard to the whole range of problems encountered in everyday work. METHODS A prospective questionnaire study was carried through, where 16 General practitioners in Sweden registered consecutively 378 problems in 366 patients. RESULTS 68.3% of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate GPs' perceptions of consultation outcomes and to investigate the associations between these and outcomes perceived by the patients. DESIGN 25 GPs and 10 patients for each GP filled in a questionnaire about the outcome of the same consultation. The questions in the questionnaires were formulated from concepts found in preceding(More)
BACKGROUND Outcomes from GPs' consultations have been measured mainly with disease specific measures and with patient questionnaires about health, satisfaction, enablement and quality. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' conceptions of consultation outcomes. METHODS Interviews with 17 GPs in groups and individually about consultation outcomes from(More)
Curing, relieving and comforting are the central tasks of doctors. However, do we actually perform these tasks? A literature review was carried out to investigate how visits to general practitioners have been evaluated. The review indicates that evaluations have focused mostly on whether the patient was satisfied with the visit, on changes in the patient's(More)
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death, and is estimated to kill more than 5 million persons each year worldwide. Tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke pose a major public health problem in the Philippines. Effective tobacco control policies are enshrined in the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control(More)
Background: Outcomes from GPs' consultations have been measured mainly with disease specific measures and with patient questionnaires about health, satisfaction, enablement and quality. The aim of this study was to explore GPs' conceptions of consultation outcomes. Methods: Interviews with 17 GPs in groups and individually about consultation outcomes from(More)
Background: Evaluation of outcome in general practice can be seen from different viewpoints. In this study we focus on the concepts patients use to describe the outcome of a consultation with a GP. Method: Patients were interviewed within a week after a consultation with a GP. The interviews were made with 20 patients in 5 focus groups and 8 individually.(More)
  • 1