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Jun 1, 2023

Symptoms drive patients to seek primary care, but the fact that up to half never lead to a diagnosis is a challenge; it’s also an opportunity to refresh how symptoms are viewed in family medicine. Dr Nick Pimlott hosts a discussion with Dr Thomas Freeman and Dr Moira Stewart about the implications of paying greater attention to symptoms for patient care, research, and teaching.

Check out their research on abdominal pain symptoms in the May 2023 issue of Canadian Family Physician: Their informative essay on studying symptoms in family practice appeared in the March 2020 issue: