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[Swiss recommendations for the check-up in the doctor's office]

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Auer, Reto
Neuner-Jehle, Stefan
Cardinaux, Regula
Battegay, Edouard
Zeller, Andreas
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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2015, vol. 11, no. 491, p. 1936-42
Abstract Prevention and screening of diseases belong to the role of each primary care physician. Recommendations have been developed in the EviPrev programme, which brings together members of all five academic ambulatory general internal medicine centers in Switzerland (Lausanne, Bern, Geneva, Basel and Zürich). Several questions must be addressed before realising a prevention intervention: Do we have data demonstrating that early intervention or detection is effective? What are the efficacy and adverse effects of the intervention? What is the efficiency (cost-effectiveness) of the intervention? What are the patient's preferences concerning the intervention and its consequences? The recommendations aim at answering these questions independently, taking into account the Swiss context and integrating the patient's perspective in a shared decision-making encounter.
Keywords Cost-Benefit AnalysisDecision MakingHumansMass Screening/methodsPhysicians, Primary Care/organization & administrationPrimary Health Care/methodsPrimary Prevention/methodsSwitzerland
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CORNUZ, Jacques et al. [Swiss recommendations for the check-up in the doctor's office]. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 491, p. 1936-42. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90086

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