- Attila Altiner, Rostock University
- Carolyn Chew-Graham, Keele University
- Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, University of Marburg
- Mark Harris, University of New South Wales
- Christos Lionis, University of Crete
- Brian McKinstry, Edinburgh University
- Harm van Marwijk, VU University Medical Centre
- Elaine Zhang, BioMed Central
A qualitative study of hypertensive patients in South Africa sheds light not only on the effectiveness and practical utility of SMS-based adherence support, but also the potential impact of SMS-texts interventions embedded in a larger environment of adherence support coupled with tolerance for nonadherence.
A qualitative study of participants of lifestyle intervention programs in
Norwegian Healthy Life Centers indicates that previous negative experiences with accompanied psychological distress can significantly hinder the ability to change.
An international Delphi-consensus based study aims to refine the Rainbow Model of Integrated Care (RMIC) by developing a taxonomy to understand integrated service models that arise in a primary care setting.
A mixed methods study of British South Asian patients suggests that better understanding of the contextual determinants of behavior could facilitate development of appropriate interventions to modify diabetes-related illness beliefs and support self-management.
A qualitative focus group study of the experience of nurses and physicians highlights the potential for the development of improved organizational strategies to protect emergency primary care personnel from workplace violence.
BMC Family Practice 2015, 16:123
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