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Master Thesis

Dans quelle mesure les médecins généralistes soignent-ils leurs proches ? Étude qualitative en Isère, Savoie, Haute-Savoie

Abstract : Introduction: Every physician has already been confronted with a relative's care request. What are their motivations to accept or refuse those demands ? What is their intellectual and emotional approach ? This study’s objective aims to analyze the reaction of general practitioners when faced with a relative’s care request in Isère, Savoie and Haute-Savoie, in order to create an explanatory model. Method: This qualitative study used data from focus groups in an analysis inspired from grounded method theory. This study included general practitioners from private, installed in Isère, Savoie, Haute-Savoie, practice in rural, semi urban or urban areas. Substitutes and retirees were included subsequently. Audio datas were recorded on smartphones, transcribed, and analyzed via coding with data triangulation. Investigations were carried out until data saturation. Results: Each general practitioner had his own view regarding the acceptance or the refusal of the request depending on the context, the type of care, the way to carry it out and their feeling. A trend in the results revealed a firm desire to frame the care of the relative in order to fit in their physician role. The general practitioner could be described as a tightrope walker between relative’s pressure, his own comfort, risks inherent to healthcare and his emotional management. Discussion and conclusion: It seems crucial to think on it and to choose in an informed way. When facing a request, the answer to accept or to refuse must be quick, sometimes rushed. This work could help every general practitioner or medical student ask themselves the right questions before being confronted with this kind of situation.
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Florian Chabert, Benoît Tschirner. Dans quelle mesure les médecins généralistes soignent-ils leurs proches ? Étude qualitative en Isère, Savoie, Haute-Savoie. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2021. ⟨dumas-03384302⟩



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