Isabelle Schumann

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BACKGROUND Several systematic reviews have summarized the evidence for specific treatments of primary care patients suffering from depression. However, it is not possible to answer the question how the available treatment options compare with each other as review methods differ. We aim to systematically review and compare the available evidence for the(More)
OBJECTIVE Concordance between general practitioners (GPs) and patients is an essential requirement for treatment success and patient satisfaction in general practice. The objectives of this were to estimate the total amount of discordance with respect to reason for encounter (RFE) during consultation in German general practices, and to explore the influence(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of psychosomatic co-morbidity on resource use for systems with unlimited access remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact on practice visits, referrals and periods of disability in German general practices and to identify predictors of health care utilisation. METHODS Cross sectional observational study in 13(More)
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