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La santé du médecin généraliste : étude qualitative des freins à l’accès aux soins

Abstract : Background : Despite significant health requirement found in recent studies, general practitioners consult less for themselves. The objective of this study was to determine what hinder the acces to health care. Methods: This qualitative study analyzed data collected during focus groups and semi-structured interviews until data saturation. General practitionersin permanent practice, collaborators or retired ones, working in Savoie (73) and Haute-Savoie (74) were included. Results: Two groups-interviews and eight individual interviews were carried out. The obstacles to the acces to care found could be grouped into four categories: barriers related to consulting, barriers related to the disease, ease to take care of themselves and the physician’s status. Doctors emphasized the complexity of the relationship between colleagues, organizational constraints of liberal status and denial of disease. The evolution of society seemed to have a major role in their discomfort and influenced their care. Generational differences were found. Conclusion: General practitioners face many obstacles to access to care, the "doctor-patient" status is not recognized by the doctor himself, or in society in general or in the medical world). It is necessary to take this into account in order to offer effective support, a dedicated consultation does not seem sufficient.
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Julie Carme, Laetitia Maglioli. La santé du médecin généraliste : étude qualitative des freins à l’accès aux soins. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2015. ⟨dumas-01163839⟩



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