Journal of

Family Medicine and Disease PreventionISSN: 2469-5793


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510069

Motivational Interviewing Skills: A tool for Healthy Behavioral Changes

Basem Abbas Al Ubaidi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 13, 2017

Applying the principles and essence of motivational interviewing in every day primary care practice has been proven effective in prompting "behavioral change" which presents and improves positive health outcomes and enhances the patient-counsellor relationship....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510068

Baseline Characteristics and Clinical Management of Patients Attended in Primary Care Setting According to the Presence of Cardiovascular Disease

Escobar C, Cinza S, Prieto MA, Llisterri JL, Barquilla A, Rodríguez L, Pallarés V, Vidal R, Miravet S, Rodríguez-Roca GC and Badimón JJ

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 18, 2017

IBERICAN is a longitudinal, observational, multicenter study that is currently including subjects aged 18 to 85 years attending primary care setting in Spain. The enrolled cohort will undergo an annual visit for at least 5 years. In this article, the baseline characteristics of the first 4,304 patients are reported....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5793/1510067

Pregnancy Loss: One Woman's Story of a Common Tragedy

Ann Scheck McAlearney

Article Type: Opinion | First Published: October 09, 2017

Pregnancy and infant loss exact a devastating toll on the women and families who must endure this experience. Making the transition from a silent delivery room or nursery to a normal but changed life challenges the strongest among us....

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