Giving patients responsibility or fostering mutual response-ability: family physicians' constructions of effective chronic illness management

Patricia Thille, Grant Russell

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Current visions of family medicine and models of chronic illness management integrate evidence-based medicine with collaborative, patient-centered care, despite critiques that these constructs conflict with each other. With this potential conflict in mind, we applied a critical discursive psychology methodology to present discursive patterns articulated by 13 family physicians in Ontario, Canada, regarding care of patients living with multiple chronic illnesses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1343 - 1352
Number of pages10
JournalQualitative Health Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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