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"Medication career" or "moral career"? The two sides of managing antidepressants: a meta-ethnography of patients' experience of antidepressants.
The UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guidelines recommend routine prescription of antidepressants for moderate to severe depression. While many patients accept a… Expand
The Aarhus statement: improving design and reporting of studies on early cancer diagnosis
Early diagnosis is a key factor in improving the outcomes of cancer patients. A greater understanding of the pre-diagnostic patient pathways is vital yet, at present, research in this field lacks… Expand
The Andersen Model of Total Patient Delay: a systematic review of its application in cancer diagnosis
- F. Walter, A. Webster, S. Scott, J. Emery
- Journal of health services research & policy
- 1 April 2012
Objective Patient pathways to presentation to health care professionals and initial management in primary care are key determinants of outcomes in cancer. Reducing diagnostic delays may result in… Expand
The model of pathways to treatment: conceptualization and integration with existing theory.
- S. Scott, F. Walter, A. Webster, S. Sutton, J. Emery
- Psychology, Medicine
- British journal of health psychology
- 1 February 2013
BACKGROUND Studying and understanding pathways to diagnosis and treatment is vital for the development of successful interventions to encourage early detection, presentation, and diagnosis. An… Expand
Variation between countries in the frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis at first presentation of type 1 diabetes in children: a systematic review
Aims/hypothesisType 1 diabetes is the most frequent endocrine disease in children, with 65,000 children diagnosed worldwide every year. Up to 80% of these children present with diabetic ketoacidosis… Expand
Lay Understanding of Familial Risk of Common Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review and Synthesis of Qualitative Research
PURPOSE Although the family history is increasingly used for genetic risk assessment of common chronic diseases in primary care, evidence suggests that lay understanding about inheritance may… Expand
Psychological impact of genetic counseling for familial cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
- D. Braithwaite, J. Emery, F. Walter, A. Prevost, S. Sutton
- Journal of the National Cancer Institute
- 21 January 2004
BACKGROUND Identification of a genetic basis underlying certain types of cancer has led to an increase in demand for genetic counseling about individual risks of the disease. We conducted a… Expand
Factors associated with the presence of diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of diabetes in children and young adults: a systematic review
- J. Usher-Smith, Matthew J. Thompson, S. Sharp, F. Walter
- BMJ : British Medical Journal
- 7 July 2011
Objective To identify the factors associated with diabetic ketoacidosis at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children and young adults. Design Systematic review. Data sources PubMed, EMBASE, Web of… Expand
Psychological Impact of Genetic Counseling for Familial Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Background: Identification of a genetic basis underlying certain types of cancer has led to an increase in demand for genetic counseling about individual risks of the disease. We conducted a… Expand
Diagnosing cancer in the bush: a mixed-methods study of symptom appraisal and help-seeking behaviour in people with cancer from rural Western Australia.
BACKGROUND Previous studies have focused on the treatment received by rural cancer patients and have not examined their diagnostic pathways as reasons for poorer outcomes in rural Australia. … Expand