BJGP

BJGP

@BJGPjournal

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The British Journal of General Practice is an international journal publishing articles of interest to family practitioners & primary care researchers worldwide

London, UK
Joined on December 07, 2011

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BJGP
8 hours ago
‘A key way in which the GP can help people with PTSD to recover is to have the diagnosis in mind and identify those whose distress symptoms are persistent … and associated with functional impairment.’ Specialist care may include trauma-focused CBT or EMDR http://ow.ly/kzWX30p422n 

‘A key way in which the GP can help people with PTSD to recover is to have the diagnosis in mind and identify those whose distress symptoms are persistent … and associated with functional impairment.’ Specialist care may include trauma-focused CBT or EMDR http://ow.ly/kzWX30p422n 

Carolyn
6 days ago

Quoted @BJGPjournal

The homeless are denied basic health care, including huge barriers in simply registering at a practice and getting an appointment with a GP or nurse https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X704633 …

The homeless are denied basic health care, including huge barriers in simply registering at a practice and getting an appointment with a GP or nurse https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X704633 …

we register people at our practice .@ChorltonFPGP using our address

Quoted @UoB_Pharmacy

Dr Vibhu Paudyal has published further work on healthcare services for the homeless in the @BJGPjournal https://bjgp.org/content/bjgp/early/2019/07/15/bjgp19X704633.full.pdf …

Dr Vibhu Paudyal has published further work on healthcare services for the homeless in the @BJGPjournal https://bjgp.org/content/bjgp/early/2019/07/15/bjgp19X704633.full.pdf …

Provision and accessibility of primary healthcare services for people who are homeless https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X704633 …

The homeless are denied basic health care, including huge barriers in simply registering at a practice and getting an appointment with a GP or nurse https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X704633 …

The homeless are denied basic health care, including huge barriers in simply registering at a practice and getting an appointment with a GP or nurse https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X704633 …

NHS digital services: ‘while access to digital healthcare products can empower patients, we have a duty to ensure that they are not being misled, and are not coming to harm by using products that have not undergone rigorous testing’

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How best to rule out acute coronary syndrome in primary care? Willemsen et al's study evaluated a heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (#HFABP) test, but found GP's judgment "remains the best diagnostic test for triaging patients" in gen practice. LINK:
https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen19X101652 …

How best to rule out acute coronary syndrome in primary care? Willemsen et al's study evaluated a heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (#HFABP) test, but found GP's judgment "remains the best diagnostic test for triaging patients" in gen practice. LINK: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen19X101652 …

BJGP
13 days ago

Quoted @jim_weems

It’s v poor that only 1/5 GPs are aware of the CMOs guidance for physical activity! Especially when the evidence points to this being the biggest treatment plan in our armoury against almost every condition we are trying to prevent! @BJGPjournal @rcgp @PHE_uk @healthierwigan

It’s v poor that only 1/5 GPs are aware of the CMOs guidance for physical activity! Especially when the evidence points to this being the biggest treatment plan in our armoury against almost every condition  we are trying to prevent! @BJGPjournal @rcgp @PHE_uk @healthierwigan

Physical activity in practice: why and how to get GPs moving https://bjgp.org/content/69/683/276 …

How do we get patients off proton pump inhibitors, which can have worrying long-term side effects? A single consultation and short-term alginates resulted in over 75% of patients reducing or stopping their PPI. LINK: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen19X101651#generalpratice … #primarycare #dyspepsia @rcgp

How do we get patients off proton pump inhibitors, which can have worrying long-term side effects? A single consultation and short-term alginates resulted in over 75% of patients reducing or stopping their PPI. LINK: #generalpratice" target="_blank">https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen19X101651#generalpratice … #primarycare #dyspepsia @rcgp

BJGP
13 days ago

‘If training and safety aspects are satisfactorily allayed, echocardiography can be successfully and widely used in primary care to the benefits of our patients’

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BJGP
14 days ago

BJGP Blog: The story, written from the girls’ perspective, follows three young girls; two are survivors of child sexual exploitation and the other is vulnerable to exposure, provides an amazing insight into patterns of abusive behaviour

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BJGP
14 days ago
Should UK primary care be an early adopter of genomic medicine? http://ow.ly/fgxU30p422k 

Should UK primary care be an early adopter of genomic medicine? http://ow.ly/fgxU30p422k 

Small but useful @BJGPjournal study highlighting the benefits of goal setting and the wider care & support planning process with people living with multimorbidity. This is at the heart of ⁦@HoCScot⁩ ⁦@YearofCare

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BJGP
15 days ago

Low carbohydrate management is an increasingly popular option for managing T2D that can lead to health improvements. Primary care clinicians need to be competent in adjusting diabetes medications to achieve safe and effective care

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BJGP
15 days ago
Role definition, professional boundaries, management of expectations, and training are needed to align ‘new role professionals’ with the goals of general practice http://ow.ly/8LyC30p422i 

Role definition, professional boundaries, management of expectations, and training are needed to align ‘new role professionals’ with the goals of general practice http://ow.ly/8LyC30p422i 

BJGP
18 days ago
Artificial intelligence has the potential to provide GPs with some fresh ideas and understandings and might also point GPs towards new diagnostic approaches http://ow.ly/AExQ30p422f 

Artificial intelligence has the potential to provide GPs with some fresh ideas and understandings and might also point GPs towards new diagnostic approaches http://ow.ly/AExQ30p422f 

BJGP
18 days ago

Computerised cancer decision-support tools are an underused resource, available in <20% of UKgeneral practices, despite their potential to improve investigations

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BJGP
19 days ago

Low-risk bowel cancer symptoms and faecal immunochemical testing: ‘we should consider embracing FIT as a “rule-in test” to warrant onward referral if positive, and be comfortable that a negative result is relatively reassuring’

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BJGP
19 days ago

BJGP Blog: Let’s remember the answer we gave at our medical school interview. None of us said ‘hit targets’ – a singularly dull and, ironically, all too often, pointless pursuit. We may have been naive, but meant it when we answered ‘to help people’

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Replying to @ianmcnicoll @PracticeIndex @BJGPjournal

Worth looking at the qualitative companion paper if you’re u haven’t already https://bjgp.org/content/early/2019/06/24/bjgp19X704141 … it shows the benefits of video in softer areas like comprehension rapport building

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Really interesting study of video consultations vs telephone and face to face in @BJGPjournal.  Seem less effective than FTF, lots of tech hassle and problems, and limited takeup. Paper at https://bjgp.org/content/early/2019/07/01/bjgp19X704573 … Via @harrylongman

Really interesting study of video consultations vs telephone and face to face in @BJGPjournal. Seem less effective than FTF, lots of tech hassle and problems, and limited takeup. Paper at https://bjgp.org/content/early/2019/07/01/bjgp19X704573 … Via @harrylongman

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