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The importance of comorbidity in analysing patient costs in Swedish primary care
TLDR
The usefulness of the ACG system appears to be sensitive to the accuracy of classification and coding of diagnoses by physicians, and was an important factor in explaining and estimating individual patient costs in primary health care.
Cultural competence among Swedish child health nurses after specific training: A randomized trial.
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Results indicated that the 3 days of training were appreciated by the nurses and had some effects on their cultural competence, difficulties, and concerns, and were presumed to contribute to an improved quality of the health services.
Dealing with sickness certification – a survey of problems and strategies among general practitioners and orthopaedic surgeons
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Most GPs and OSs handled sickness certification weekly and reported a variety of problems in relation to this task, generally GPs to a higher extent, and they used different coping strategies to handle the problems.
Evaluation of three Swedish ICD-10 primary care versions: reliability and ease of use in diagnostic coding.
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A study on the influence of coding tools on reliability and user acceptance and the need for several different tools to retrieve diagnostic codes finds that at code level the reliability was poor and was almost identical when the three versions were compared.
A guideline-based computerised decision support system (CDSS) to influence general practitioners management of chronic heart failure.
TLDR
Using a guideline-based CDSS for the GPs' own patient cases had an impact on the Gps' confidence in the diagnosis of chronic heart failure and their considerations about investigations and medications: they also perceived substantial support in every third case.
Visual analytics in healthcare education: exploring novel ways to analyze and represent big data in undergraduate medical education
TLDR
The implementation of visual analytics revealed three novel ways of representing big data in the undergraduate medical education context that appears to be a useful tool to explore such data with possible future implications on healthcare education.
Frequency and severity of problems that general practitioners experience regarding sickness certification
TLDR
A majority of the GPs found sickness certification problematic, and most problems were related to professional competence in insurance medicine, and better possibilities to develop, maintain, and practise such professionalism are warranted.
Excessive Use of Rapid Tests in Respiratory Tract Infections in Swedish Primary Health Care
TLDR
An excessive, and much varying, use of rapid tests is found in encounters for respiratory tract infections in primary health care centres in southeast Sweden.
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