minor ailments

Patient Perspectives on Symptom Severity

Short Communication – by Jeff Taylor.
Taylor, J. Patient Perspectives on Symptom Severity. SelfCare 2016;7(4)10-17

Minor Ailment Prescribing by Pharmacists: Part II – Physician Feedback

by Jeff Taylor
Taylor J. Minor Ailment Prescribing by Pharmacists: Part II – Physician Feedback. SelfCare 2016;7(1)22-40

Minor Ailment Prescribing: Part I – Pharmacist Feedback

by Jeff Taylor, Kerry Mansell
Taylor J. Minor Ailment Prescribing: Part I – Pharmacist Feedback. SelfCare 2016;7(1)10-21

SELF CARE OF MINOR AILMENTS: A SURVEY OF CONSUMER AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BELIEFS AND BEHAVIOUR

by I. Banks
Banks I. Self Care of Minor Ailments: A Survey of Consumer and Healthcare Professional Beliefs and Behaviour. SelfCare 2010;1(1):1-13

Most minor health problems can be managed by people with medicines that they purchase. However minor ailments remain the subject of many NHS consultations with doctors and generate substantial numbers of prescriptions…

THE ECONOMIC BURDEN OF MINOR AILMENTS ON THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE IN THE UK

by N Pillay, A Tisman, T Kent, J Gregson
Tisman A. The Economic Burden of Minor Ailments. SelfCare 2010;1(3):105-116

The UK population often consults General Practitioners (GPs) rather than pursuing self care for minor ailments (MAs). The associated costs of this behaviour have not been quantified.

FROM PATIENT TO RESOURCE: THE ROLE OF SELF-CARE IN PATIENT-CENTERED CARE OF MINOR AILMENTS

by Willemsen KR, Harrington G
Willemsen KR, Harrington G. From Patient to Resource: The Role of Self-Care in Patient-Centered Care of Minor Ailments. SelfCare 2012;3(3):43-55

Patient-centered care begins with self-care, which is a resource estimated to save healthcare systems in the UK and the US billions of dollars. This study estimates the effect that self-care could have on Canadian healthcare utilization and investigates the attitudes that influence this practice.

THE REQUIREMENT FOR A PATIENT’S SELF-DIAGNOSIS WITHIN THE MINOR AILMENTS PRESCRIBING PROCESS IN A CANADIAN PROVINCE. A COMMENTARY

by Nicole Bootsman, Jeff Taylor
Bootsman N, Taylor J. The Requirement for a Patient’s Self-Diagnosis within the Minor Ailments Prescribing Process in a Canadian Province. A Commentary. SelfCare 2014;5(1):2-10

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