Heartlift patients? An interview-based study of GP trainers and the impact of 'patients they like'.


BACKGROUND The concept of the 'heartsink patient' is well known and much used when talking about general practice. The opposite of this type of patient, however, has been little explored. OBJECTIVE To identify patient characteristics valued by GPs. METHODS Structured interview to collect narratives from GPs of individual patients, analysed qualitatively… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmn043

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