Archives of Family Medicine and General Practice

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Review Article   |   10.36959/577/489 Volume 4 Issue 1

Notes for Experience-Based Medicine: The Disease Origins Permanent Biopsychosocial Changes in the Person

Authors: Jose Luis Turabian

Abstract: The concept of illness behavior was introduced to indicate the ways in which given symptoms may be perceived, evaluated and acted upon at an individual level. Illness behavior may vary greatly according to illness-related, patient- related and doctor-related variables and their complex interactions. In the past decades, important lines of research have been concerned with illness perception, frequent attendance at medical facilities, health care-seeking behavior, treatment-seeking behavior, delay in seeking treatment, and treatment adherence.

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Case Report   |   10.36959/577/488 Volume 4 Issue 1

Clinical Case: Casual Finding of Part of an Intubation Guide after its Use for Exchange and Placement of Double Light Tube

Authors: Sepulveda Haro E, Romero Molina S, Molina Ruiz JC, Bueno Garcia MS, Gil Morata E, Fontaneda Heredia A, Baena Lopez M, Raigón Ponferrada A, Ramirez Aliaga M, Escalona Belmonte JJ, Guerrero Orriach JL and Cruz Manas J

Abstract: A difficult airway is defined as a clinical situation in which a trained anesthesiologist has difficulties to ventilate a patient with a face mask, difficulties for endotracheal intubation, or both. Intubation with a double lumen tube (DLT) may be more difficult than an equivalent intubation with a single-lumen tracheal tube because of its greater external diameter, stiffness and concavity, so its use is not recommended as a technique of initiation in patients with VAD

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Review Article   |   10.36959/577/487 Volume 4 Issue 1

Doctor-Patient Relationship and Multimorbidity: The More Extraordinary a Case Seems, the Easier it is to Solve it

Authors: Jose Luis Turabian

Abstract: An effective patient-doctor communication and trust become especially important in managing patients with two or more chronic conditions. Multimorbidity, which, moreover, is more frequent in the elderly patient, is one of the many factors that affect doctor-patient communication and trust. Older patients care with multimorbidity implies the creation of a different type of doctor-patient relationship.

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Original Article   |   10.36959/577/485 Volume 4 Issue 1

Prevalence of Smoking among Physicians of Different Specialties in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Authors: Abeer S Al Shahrani

Abstract: Smoking is a significant public health problem worldwide. In Saudi Arabia, smoking prevalence has increased in the last couple of years. Few published studies have assessed the magnitude of this problem among physicians and the factors affecting it. It is cross-sectional study involved physicians working in selected district hospitals in Riyadh. Using a convenient sampling technique, Participants were asked to fill an English, self-administered Questionnaire. Statistical analysis was performed using SPSS statistical software with appropriate statistical tests to assess prevalence and factors associated with smoking.

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Journal Details
  1. Journal: Archives of Family Medicine and General Practice
  2. ISSN: 2578-6539
  3. ISO abbreviation: Arch Fam Med Gen Pract
  4. Other Title: AFMGP
  5. Pub Type: Open Access