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Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences (2015)
Journal Article
Dikomitis, L., Green, T., & Macleod, U. (2015). Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences. Primary health care research & development, 16(6), 548-555. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423615000109

Aim: The purpose of this evaluation was to obtain views from general practitioners (GPs) who piloted the electronic risk assessment tools (eRATs) for suspected lung or colorectal cancer. We wanted to find out whether GPs were able to integrate these... Read More about Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences.

Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study (2013)
Journal Article
Hamilton, W., Green, T., Martins, T., Elliott, K., Rubin, G., & Macleod, U. (2013). Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 63(606), (30-36). doi:10.3399/bjgp13X660751. ISSN 0960-1643

Background: Diagnostic delay is deemed to account for an estimated 5000 to 10 000 extra cancer deaths each year in the UK. Many cancer patients do not have symptoms meeting national referral criteria for rapid investigation. Risk assessment tools (RA... Read More about Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study.


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