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Test characteristics of the Hopkins Symptom Check List-25 (HSCL-25) in Sweden, using the Present State Examination (PSE-9) as a caseness criterion
SummaryThe Hopkins Symptom Check List-25 (HSCL-25) is a screening instrument designed to identify common psychiatric symptoms. It has been widely used in different settings outside Sweden and alsoExpand
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Psychiatric morbidity in primary public health care: a Nordic multicentre investigation. Part I: method and prevalence of psychiatric morbidity
The prevalence of mental illness in five different Scandinavian primary care populations was investigated in this study. Patients consecutively consulting their general practitioner a particularExpand
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The Relationship between Health-state Utilities and the SF-12 in a General Population
It would be a major advance if quality-of-life instruments could be translated into health- state utilities. The aim with this study was to investigate the relationship between the SF-12 andExpand
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Function and social status 10 years after hip fracture. Prospective follow-up of 103 patients.
Function and social outcome for 103 consecutive patients, mean age 75 years, admitted from their own homes after a hip fracture were studied during a 10-year period. Within 4 months after theExpand
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Is Altruism Paternalistic?
We test if altruism is paternalistic with respect to health. Subjects can donate money or nicotine patches to a smoking diabetes patient whose willingness to pay for nicotine patches is positive butExpand
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The perceived meaning of a (w)holistic view among general practitioners and district nurses in Swedish primary care: a qualitative study
BackgroundThe definition of primary care varies between countries. Swedish primary care has developed from a philosophic viewpoint based on quality, accessibility, continuity, co-operation and aExpand
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Motivation as a predictor of changes in quality of life and working ability in multidisciplinary rehabilitation
Purpose : To evaluate the two year outcome of multidisciplinary rehabilitation for patients with prolonged musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), in terms of health-related quality of life (HRQL) andExpand
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The importance of comorbidity in analysing patient costs in Swedish primary care
BackgroundThe objective was to explore the usefulness of the morbidity risk adjustment system Adjusted Clinical Groups® (ACG), in comparison with age and gender, in explaining and estimating patientExpand
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Problems and challenges in relation to the treatment of patients with multimorbidity: General practitioners’ views and attitudes*
Abstract Objective. To explore views and attitudes among general practitioners (GPs) and researchers in the field of general practice towards problems and challenges related to treatment of patientsExpand
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Computer-supported telephone nurse triage: an evaluation of medical quality and costs.
AIM To evaluate a telephone nurse triage model in terms of appropriateness of referrals to the appropriate level of care, patient's compliance with given advice and costs. BACKGROUND A key concernExpand
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