Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-49159
Neuner-Jehle, S; Senn, O; Wegwarth, O; Rosemann, T; Steurer, J (2011). How do family physicians communicate about cardiovascular risk? Frequencies and determinants of different communication formats. BMC Family Practice, 12:15.
Verbal qualifiers are the most often used communication format, though recommendations favor numerical and visual formats, with visual formats resulting in better understanding than others. Also, gender is associated with the choice of communication format. Barriers against numerical and visual communication formats among GPs and patients should be studied, including gender aspects. Adequate risk communication should be integrated into physicians' education.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > The Horten-Center for Applied Research and Science|
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of General Practice
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||22 Aug 2011 08:14|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 20:49|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 5|
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