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GP-delivered brief weight loss interventions: a cohort study of patient responses and subsequent actions, using conversation analysis in UK primary care

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Background: Guidelines encourage GPs to make brief opportunistic interventions to support weight loss. However, GPs fear that starting these discussions will lead to lengthy consultations. Recognising that patients are committed to take action could allow GPs to shorten brief interventions. Aim: To examine which patient responses indicated commitment to action, and the time saved if these had been recognised and the consultation closed sooner. Design and setting: A mixed-method cohort study...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgp18X698405

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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National Institute for Health Research
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Albury, C
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners
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British Journal of General Practice More from this journal
Volume:
68
Issue:
674
Pages:
e646-e653
Publication date:
2018-08-30
Acceptance date:
2018-04-25
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EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
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uuid:0d4725ff-527c-429b-b713-2cd56ac1d492
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859615
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2018-06-27

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