Gilles Hebbrecht

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BACKGROUND France is in Europe, the country in which the mortality due to potentially preventable causes is the highest. At the same time, French doctors receive no incentives to undertake prevention activities. This article examined the general practitioners' (GPs) determinants (characteristics, patient list and contextual factors) of cardiovascular(More)
BACKGROUND Medical information needs regarding patient care are particularly large for general practitioners (GPs). The Internet seems to be a relevant but underused tool to seek medical information. OBJECTIVE We aimed to describe the characteristics of the French GPs using the Internet for information seeking, to identify the barriers to its use and the(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to describe French primary care physicians' beliefs about cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and best practices for managing CVD. METHODS This study comprised a purposive convenience sample of 656 primary care physicians in France, recruited from contacts made through the French Society of General Medicine.(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the respective importance of herpes labialis and genitalis in patients consulting general practitioners and ascertain their knowledge and opinions concerning herpes labialis and genitalis in order to analyze patient behavior in case of flare-ups. PATIENTS AND METHOD A questionnaire was proposed to a(More)
Drug prescription in general practice is present in 78 to 83% of consultations; practitioners must give to their patient clear loyal and appropriate information about the undesirable side effects of the medicines prescribed. The object of the EICLAT study was to give some light on the feasibility to respect this obligation. To that effect the study(More)
OBJECTIVE The only few data on non hospital iatrogeny stress its frequency and its scarce recording. We can wonder if general practioners identify it in their medical records and if the data collected are sufficient enough to describe it. METHODS This transversal descriptive study was done on a 35-month period among a network of 112 GPs who steadily(More)
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