BJGP Top 10 research — the most read articles published in 2021 

T his collection of Top 10 research most read and published in 2021 brings together high-profile primary care research and clinical innovation.  There is something in this list for every reader from the practitioner to the policy-maker.

Congratulations to Top 10 authors and all BJGP contributors in 2021!

BJGP Top 10 research:

No. 10 – GPs in the media – Media depictions of GPs and remote consultations during COVID-19.

No. 9 – Missed appointments – Identifying the reasons for missed appointments to target interventions.

No. 8 – Coding long COVID – Analysis of 58 million patient records shows variable rates of coding.

No. 7 – Transgender health – Barriers to cervical screening for transgender men and non-binary people.

No. 6 – Consultation complexity – A new measure identifies practices requiring more support and resources.

No. 5 – GPs and domestic abuse – Female doctors experiencing abuse have unique barriers to accessing support.

No. 4 – Remote consulting – Remote consulting increased to 90% in April 2020 versus 31% in 2019.

No. 3 – Long COVID management – Primary care recommendations for management of long COVID.

No. 2 – Pancreatic cancer – This symptom list can assist in earlier cancer diagnosis.

No. 1 – Continuity of care – Continuity of care with a named GP is associated with reduced mortality.

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