Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care

(The median citation count of Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
Physicians’ experiences of video consultation with patients at a public virtual primary care clinic: a qualitative interview study26
Telemedicine consultations with physicians in Swedish primary care: a mixed methods study of users’ experiences and care patterns24
Point-of-care ultrasound for general practitioners: a systematic needs assessment24
The roles of healthcare professionals in diabetes care: a qualitative study in Norwegian general practice20
Increased importance of digital medicine and eHealth during the Covid-19 pandemic19
Effects of replacing PSA with Stockholm3 for diagnosis of clinically significant prostate cancer in a healthcare system – the Stavanger experience17
How can task shifting put patient safety at risk? A qualitative study of experiences among general practitioners in Norway17
Why do doctors in Norway choose general practice and remain there? A qualitative study about motivational experiences15
Challenges in early diagnosis of cancer: the fast track14
Core Values and Principles of Nordic General Practice/Family Medicine14
Not just an information-delivery tool. An ethnographic study exploring Danish GPs’ perspectives on and experiences with the relational potential of email consultation13
Psychosocial issues need more attention in COPD self-management education13
“It’s up to me”: the experience of patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease of lifestyle change12
Suicide prevention training: self-perceived competence among primary healthcare professionals12
The association between diabetes and cognitive changes during aging12
GPs’ suspicion of child abuse: how does it arise and what is the follow-up?11
Staff experiences of a new tool for comprehensive geriatric assessment in primary care (PASTEL): a focus group study10
Characteristics of patients assessed for cognitive decline in primary healthcare, compared to patients assessed in specialist healthcare10
Text message-based lifestyle intervention in primary care patients with hypertension: a randomized controlled pilot trial9
Personalized text message and checklist support for initiation of antihypertensive medication: the cluster randomized, controlled check and support trial9
Long-COVID in patients with a history of mild or asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection: a Nationwide Cohort Study9
‘Never change a winning team’: GPs’ perspectives on discontinuation of long-term antidepressants9
Motives for non-adherence to colonoscopy advice after a positive colorectal cancer screening test result: a qualitative study9
Associations between lifestyle, erectile dysfunction and healthcare seeking: a population-based study8
Psychosocial consequences of potential overdiagnosis in prostate cancer a qualitative interview study8
Group C beta hemolytic Streptococci as a potential pathogen in patients presenting with an uncomplicated acute sore throat – a systematic literature review and meta-analysis8
Unburdening dementia – a basic social process grounded theory based on a primary care physician survey from 25 countries8
GPs’ perspectives of the patient encounter – in the context of standardized cancer patient pathways8
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in Norwegian general practice8
Tailored physical activity on prescription with follow-ups improved motivation and physical activity levels. A qualitative study of a 5-year Swedish primary care intervention8
Weak smoking cessation awareness in primary health care before surgery: a real-world, retrospective cohort study8
A compulsory pop-up form reduces the number of vitamin D requests from general practitioners by 25 percent8
The Norwegian PraksisNett: a nationwide practice-based research network with a novel IT infrastructure7
Precipitating factors of heart failure decompensation, short-term morbidity and mortality in patients attended in primary care7
Our core values will endure7
A client-centered approach in home care for older persons – an integrative review7
Construction and validation of a morbidity index based on the International Classification of Primary Care7
Elephant in the room - Family members´ perspectives on advance care planning7
Women’s experience with receiving advice on diet and Self-Monitoring of blood glucose for gestational diabetes mellitus: a qualitative study7
Non-specific symptoms and signs of cancer: different organisations of a cancer patient pathway in Denmark6
Association between recorded medication reviews in primary care and adequate drug treatment management – a cross-sectional study6
Increased knowledge makes a difference! – general practitioners’ experiences of pictorial information about subclinical atherosclerosis for primary prevention: an interview study from the VIPVIZA tria6
Long-term effects on function, health-related quality of life and work ability after structured physiotherapy including a workplace intervention. A secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial 6
Primary care physicians’ concerned voices on sickness certification after a period of reorganization. Focus group interviews in Sweden6
Prevalence and distribution of psychological diagnoses and related frequency of consultations in Norwegian urban general practice6
Quality improvement and antimicrobial stewardship in general practice – the role of the municipality chief medical officer. A qualitative study6
Phone triage nurses’ assessment of respiratory tract infections – the tightrope walk between gatekeeping and service providing. A qualitative study6
Defensive medicine in Danish general practice. Types of defensive actions and reasons for practicing defensively6
Antibiotic prescribing in Danish general practice in the elderly population from 2010 to 20176
GP strategies to avoid imaging overuse. A qualitative study in Norwegian general practice6
Implementation of healthcare accreditation in Danish general practice: a questionnaire study exploring general practitioners’ perspectives on external support6
Selection bias in general practice research: analysis in a cohort of pregnant Danish women6
General practitioners’ self-reported competence in the management of sexual health issues – a web-based questionnaire study from Finland5
Quality and availability of information in primary healthcare: the patient perspective5
Prescribing antibiotics: the use of diagnostic tests in general practice. A register-based study5
Patients want their doctors’ help to increase physical activity: a cross sectional study in general practice5
General practitioners’ experiences with children and adolescents with functional gastro-intestinal disorders: a qualitative study in Norway5
Socioeconomic status affects achievement of blood pressure target in hypertension: contemporary results from the Swedish primary care cardiovascular database5
Handheld transabdominal ultrasound, after limited training, may confirm first trimester viable intrauterine pregnancy: a prospective cohort study5
Good communication was valued as more important than accessibility according to 707 Nordic primary care patients: a report from the QUALICOPC study5
Patient and provider perspectives on reducing risk of harm in primary health care: a qualitative questionnaire study in Sweden5
The feasibility and outcome of a community-based primary prevention program for cardiovascular disease in the 21st century5
Age-related differences in motives for contacting out-of-hours primary care: a cross-sectional questionnaire study in Denmark5
Decision-making conversations for life-sustaining treatment with seriously ill patients using a Danish version of the US POLST: a qualitative study of patient and physician experiences4
White-coat hypertension detected during opportunistic blood pressure screening in a dental healthcare setting4
Reproductive planning, vitamin knowledge and use, and lifestyle risks of women attending pregnancy care with a severe mental illness4
Different antibiotic regimes in men diagnosed with lower urinary tract infection – a retrospective register-based study4
Direct access from general practice to transvaginal ultrasound for early detection of ovarian cancer: a feasibility study4
Nasal saline irrigation: prescribing habits and attitudes of physicians and pharmacists4
Drug–disease interactions in Swedish senior primary care patients were dominated by non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs and hypertension – a population-based registry study4
Artificial intelligence in the GPs office: a retrospective study on diagnostic accuracy4
Experiences and views of Dutch general practitioners regarding physician-assisted death for patients suffering from severe mental illness: a mixed methods approach4
The function of the Norwegian municipal acute units fails to fulfill the intention of health authorities4
Diagnosing pancreatic cancer in general practice: a cross-sectional study on associations between suspicion of cancer, urgent referral and time to diagnosis4
Clinical profile of rural community hospital inpatients in Sweden – a register study4
Facilitators and barriers in diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis as described by general practitioners: a Danish study based on focus group interviews4
Treating alcohol use disorders in primary care – a qualitative evaluation of a new innovation: the 15-method4
Two-year weight, risk and health factor outcomes of a weight-reduction intervention programme: Primary prevention for overweight in a multicentre primary healthcare setting4
Impact of changes in physical activity or BMI on risk of heart failure in women – the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg3
Is C-reactive protein associated with influenza A or B in primary care patients with influenza-like illness? A cross-sectional study3
Prescriptions of antibiotics in out-of-hours primary care setting in Reykjavik capital area3
Danish general practitioners’ management of patients with COPD: a nationwide survey3
Experiences and management strategies of Norwegian GPs during the COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal interview study3
Improving drug prescription in general practice using a novel quality improvement model3
Impediments to and impact of checklists on performance of emergency interventions in primary care: an in situ simulation-based randomized controlled trial3
Psychosocial consequences of screening-detected abdominal aortic aneurisms: a cross-sectional study3
Digital consultation in primary healthcare: the effects on access, efficiency and patient safety based on provider experience; a qualitative study3
Insomnia in the elderly: reported reasons and their associations with medication in general practice in Denmark3
Plasma albumin and calcium concentrations, and long-term mortality in primary health care patients in Sweden3
Forty-four-year longitudinal study of stroke incidence and risk factors – the Prospective Population Study of Women in Gothenburg3
Treatment of alcohol dependence in Swedish primary care: perceptions among general practitioners3
Insufficient classification of anaemia in general practice: a Danish register-based observational study3
The wellbeing of health care workers3
Pluralistic task shifting for a more timely cancer diagnosis. A grounded theory study from a primary care perspective3
Healthcare professionals’ experiences with highly qualified nurses working in acute care teams in primary healthcare settings3
Frailty assessment of older adults, first-time applicants of public home care service in Norway3
Personal responsibility for health? A phenomenographic analysis of general practitioners’ conceptions3
A possible association between early life factors and burden of functional bowel symptoms in adulthood3
Weak association between socioeconomic Care Need Index and primary care visits per registered patient in three Swedish regions3
How to learn skilled communication in primary care MUS consultations: a focus group study3
A study of guidelines for respiratory tract infections and their references from Swedish GPs: a qualitative analysis3
Organizational influences on the use of low-value care in primary health care – a qualitative interview study with physicians in Sweden3
Use and quality of point-of-care microscopy, urine culture and susceptibility testing for urinalysis in general practice3
The voice of the self: a typology of general practitioners’ emotional responses to situational and contextual stressors3
Patient experiences with depression care in general practice: a qualitative questionnaire study3
Management of child maltreatment suspicions in general practice: a mixed methods study3
A Nordic initiative for a more personal and accurate diagnostic pathway for prostate cancer2
Association between received treatment elements and satisfaction with care for patients with knee osteoarthritis seen in general practice in Denmark2
The power of primary health care2
‘But there are so many referrals which are totally … only generating work and irritation’: a qualitative study of physicians’ and nurses’ experiences of work tasks in primary care in Sweden2
Exploration of the feasibility to combine patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure in self-management groups with focus on exercise self-efficacy2
Antibiotic use in Australian and Swedish primary care: a cross-country comparison2
Shared decision-making in general practice from a patient perspective. A cross-sectional survey2
Prevalence, content and significance of advance care planning in nursing home patients2
Healthcare practices that increase the quality of care in cancer trajectories from a general practice perspective: a scoping review2
Health care utilization related to the introduction of designated GPs at care homes in Denmark: a register-based study2
Use of chest X-ray in the assessment of community acquired pneumonia in primary care – an intervention study2
Respiratory tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015: a registry-based study2
Providing information at the initial consultation to patients with low back pain across general practice, chiropractic and physiotherapy – a cross-sectorial study of Danish primary care2
Blood tests – too much of a good thing2
Managing functional disorders: opportunities and threats2
General practice – a fertile lagoon in the ocean of medical knowledge2
Diagnostic workup of cancer in patients with new-onset anaemia: a Danish cohort study in general practice2
Danish general practitioners as gatekeepers for gynaecological patients in regions with different density of resident specialists in gynaecology: in which situations and to whom do they refer? A cross2
Year 2021 – the year of hope and health care workers2
Patients in general practice share a common pattern of symptoms that is partly independent of the diagnosis2
Confidentiality matters! Adolescent males’ views of primary care in relation to psychosocial health: a structural equation modelling approach2
Preventive effect of methenamine in women with recurrent urinary tract infections – a case–control study2
Association of personalised care plans with monitoring and control of clinical outcomes, prescription of medication and utilisation of primary care services in patients with type 2 diabetes: an observ2
Do patients or their physicians more accurately assess long-term risk associated with hypertension? A population-based study2
Diagnostic center for primary care patients with nonspecific symptoms and suspected cancer: compliance to workflow and accuracy of tests and examinations2
Validation and initial results of surveys exploring perspectives on risks and solutions for diagnostic and medication errors in primary care in Sweden2