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Articles for General Practice

Throughout 2023, ICGP Librarians will collaborate with GP Training/Trainers to highlight some articles of interest to Irish GP Trainees and those involved in GP Training.

This month Dr Sarah Smyth, GP in Falcarragh and trainer on Donegal Scheme, has selected some recent articles of interest.

1. O'Connor R. 'Dopesick'; why a critical view of the literature may save your patient's life. Educ Prim Care. 2023 Aug 30:1-5. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2023.2243880. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37646134.

2. Stephens GC, Lazarus MD, Sarkar M, Karim MN, Wilson AB. Identifying validity evidence for uncertainty tolerance scales: A systematic review. Med Educ. 2023 Sep;57(9):844-856. doi: 10.1111/medu.15014. Epub 2023 Jan 13. PMID: 36576391.

3. Thuraisingham C, Abd Razak SS, Nadarajah VD, Mamat NH. Communication skills in primary care settings: aligning student and patient voices. Educ Prim Care. 2023 May;34(3):123-130. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2023.2210097. Epub 2023 May 17. PMID: 37194600.

4. Bentley M, Ralston A, Clarke L, Davey A, Holliday E, Fielding A, van Driel M, Tapley A, Ball J, Fisher K, Spike N, Magin P. General practice registrars training part-time: a cross-sectional analysis of prevalence and associations. Educ Prim Care. 2023 Sep 6:1-10. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2023.2248943. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37671661.

5. Boursicot K, Kemp S, Norcini J, Nadarajah VD, Humphrey-Murto S, Archer E, Williams J, Pyörälä E, Möller R. Synthesis and perspectives from the Ottawa 2022 conference on the assessment of competence. Med Teach. 2023 Sep;45(9):978-983. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2174420. Epub 2023 Feb 14. PMID: 36786837.

6. Stout J, Stahl A, Fortenberry JD. Developing medical professionalism in care of gender nonconforming patients: Reflections of second-year medical students after a curricular experience with gender nonconforming people and allies. Med Teach. 2023 Sep;45(9):984-990. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2197136. Epub 2023 Apr 17. PMID: 37068168.

7. Armstrong S, Alberti H, Bhattacharya A, Dhokia B, Hall L, Lawes-Wickwar S, Lovat E, Pandya S, Park S, Pope L, Sajid M, Wilson P, Younie L. Students' and tutors' experiences of remote 'student-patient' consultations. Med Teach. 2023 Sep;45(9):1038-1046. doi: 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2170777. Epub 2023 Feb 6. PMID: 36745733.

8. Dunlea S, Doherty AM. The Attitudes of Healthcare Students to Mindfulness-Based Interventions. Ir Med J. 2023 Aug 17;116(7):815. PMID: 37606268.

9. Riiser K, Kalleson R, Holmen H, Torbjørnsen A. Integrating research in health professions education: a scoping review. BMC Med Educ. 2023 Sep 8;23(1):653. doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04615-4. PMID: 37684582; PMCID: PMC10492286.

Previous issues

 August 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_August_2023_Dr_Mike_O_Callaghan_FINAL.pdf | 71 KB)

 Reviewed by Dr. Mike O'Callaghan

 July 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_July_2023_Dr_Ali_Ahmeda_FINAL.pdf | 71 KB)

 Reviewed by Dr. Ahmeda Ali

 June 2023 (GP_Training_articles_June_2023_Aileen_Barrett_.pdf | 72 KB)

 Reviewed by Aileen Barrett

 May 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_May_2023_Maureen_Noctor.pdf | 123 KB)

 Reviewed by Maureen Noctor

 April 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_April_2023_Sean_Montague.pdf | 71 KB)

 Reviewed by Dr. Sean Montague

 March 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_Mar_2023_Niall_Breen.pdf | 73 KB)

 Reviewed by Dr. Niall Breen

 Feb 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_Feb_2023_Brendan_Lawless_rev.pdf | 74 KB)

 Reviewed by Brendan Lawless

 Jan 2023 (GP_Training_Articles_Jan_2023_Sarah_Taaffe.pdf | 188 KB)

 Reviewed by Sarah Taaffe

 May 2022 (Tom_Dennehy_GP_Training_Articles.pdf | 84 KB)

 Reviewed by Tom Dennehy

 April 2022 (April_2022.pdf | 188 KB)

 GP Training articles reviewed by Dr. Katherine Murray, Assistant Scheme Director, Donegal GP Training Scheme

 February 2022 (February_2022.pdf | 229 KB)

 GP Training articles reviewed by Dr. Lynn Spooner, ICGP Scheme Director GP Training Western

 January 2022 (January_2022_Martin_Rouse.pdf | 288 KB)

 GP Training articles reviewed by Dr. Martin Rouse, ICGP Director of GP Training.