Short Communication – by Jeff Taylor.
Taylor, J. Patient Perspectives on Symptom Severity. SelfCare 2016;7(4)10-17
by Jeff Taylor
Taylor J. Minor Ailment Prescribing by Pharmacists: Part II – Physician Feedback. SelfCare 2016;7(1)22-40
by Jeff Taylor, Kerry Mansell
Taylor J. Minor Ailment Prescribing: Part I – Pharmacist Feedback. SelfCare 2016;7(1)10-21
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…
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.
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.
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