Can Fam Physician 2021 09;67(9):679-688
Family physician and Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, Head of the Division of Clinical Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and Scientific Director of the Bridgepoint Collaboratory for Research and Innovation.
Objective: To summarize and synthesize qualitative studies that report patient and physician perspectives on continuity of care in family practice.
Data Sources: MEDLINE (Ovid), EMBASE (Ovid), and PsycInfo (Ovid) were searched for qualitative primary research reporting perspectives of patients, physicians, or both, on continuity of care in family practice.
Study Selection: English-language qualitative studies were selected (eg, interviews, focus groups, mixed methods) that were conducted in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, New Zealand, or Australia. Read More