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Experts' opinions on the management of medically unexplained symptoms in primary care. A qualitative analysis of narrative reviews and scientific editorials

Heijmans, Mieke; Hartman, Tim C. olde; Weel-Baumgarten, Evelyn van; Dowrick, Christopher; Lucassen, Peter; Van Weel, Chris

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Background: The feasibility as well as the suitability of several therapies for medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) in primary care applied by the family physician (FP) appeared to be low. FPs need effective and acceptable strategies to manage these functionally impaired patients. Objective: To review important and effective elements in the treatment of patients with MUS in primary care according to experts in MUS research. Methods: We performed a systematic search of narrative reviews and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80730
Source: Family Practice
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmr004

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