Hudon, C., Tribble, D. S., Bravo, G., Hogg, W., Lambert, M., & Poitras, M., et al. (2013). Family physician enabling attitudes: a qualitative study of patient perceptions. BMC Family Practice, 14.
Summary of Findings: This descriptive qualitative study of patients with at least one chronic illness finds that a positive relationship with their personal family physician was one of the most crucial components to their quality of care. Patients report that physician understanding of their specific illness experience is directly related to health outcomes.