Family physicians’ experience and understanding of evidence-based practice and guideline implementation in primary care practice, Cape Town, South Africa

@inproceedings{Pather2019FamilyPE,
  title={Family physicians’ experience and understanding of evidence-based practice and guideline implementation in primary care practice, Cape Town, South Africa},
  author={Michael Pather and Robert Mash},
  booktitle={African journal of primary health care & family medicine},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND In primary care, patients present with multimorbidity and a wide spectrum of undifferentiated illnesses, which makes the application of evidence-based practice (EBP) principles more challenging than in other practice contexts. AIM The goal of this study was to explore the experiences and understanding of family physicians (FP) in primary care with regard to EBP and the implementation of evidence-based guidelines. SETTING The study was conducted in Cape Town primary care… CONTINUE READING

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