Torunn Bjerve Eide

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the increase in the number of doses of penicillin V from three times daily to four times daily for common infections, as recommended in the new Norwegian guidelines for antibiotic treatment in primary health care, would lead to reduced patient compliance. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Six(More)
BACKGROUND General practitioners (GPs) constitute a vital part of a strong primary health care system. We need further knowledge concerning factors that may affect the patients' experiences in their meetings with the GPs. We investigated to what degree organizational factors and GP characteristics are associated with patients' communicative experiences in a(More)
OBJECTIVE We aim to describe medical services provided by Nordic general practitioners (GPs), and to explore possible differences between the countries. DESIGN AND SETTING We did a comparative analysis of selected data from the Nordic part of the study Quality and Costs of Primary Care in Europe (QUALICOPC). SUBJECTS A total of 875 Nordic GPs (198(More)
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