'Straight to the GP; that would be where I would go': an analysis of male frequent attenders' constructions of their decisions to use or not use health-care services in the UK.

@article{Branney2012StraightTT,
  title={'Straight to the GP; that would be where I would go': an analysis of male frequent attenders' constructions of their decisions to use or not use health-care services in the UK.},
  author={Peter E Branney and Karl R. Witty and A L Bagnall and Jane South and Alan White},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={865-80}
}
An important consideration that needs adding to discussions of patient choice and whether or not men are reluctant to use primary care services is that many frequent attenders are male. The aim of this article is to explore how male frequent attenders construct decisions to use or not use health-care services. This is achieved through secondary analysis of baseline interviews with male frequent attenders from the Self Care in Primary Care study. As this was a complex study, a three-step… CONTINUE READING
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