Stott and Davis (areas to explore)

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Stott and Davis outlined four areas which can be explored each time a patient consults:

1. The identification & management of the presenting problem

2. Modification of the patient's help-seeking behaviour

3. The management of continuing problems

4. Opportunistic health promotion


  • (1) Stott NCH, Davis RH (1979).The exceptional potential of each primary care consultation.JRCGP,(29), 201-5.

Last reviewed 01/2018