Does the achievement of medical identity limit the ability of primary care practitioners to be patient-centred? A qualitative study.

@article{OFlynn2006DoesTA,
  title={Does the achievement of medical identity limit the ability of primary care practitioners to be patient-centred? A qualitative study.},
  author={Norma O'Flynn and Nicky Britten},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          49-56
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To explore primary care practitioners approach to and management of menstrual disorders using a sociological perspective. METHODS Semi-structured interviews of primary care practitioners with an iterative approach to recruitment and analysis informed by grounded theory. RESULTS Two broad approaches to patient care were described-a biomedical approach, which concentrated on medical history taking and the search for disease, and a patient-as-person approach where a patient's… CONTINUE READING

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