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The influence of the sex of the general practitioner on referral to a vulval clinic.

Abstract:

Two hundred consecutive patients attending a dermatology vulval clinic in two hospitals were identified retrospectively. The sex and status of the referring doctor and the sex of the registered general practitioner was recorded. The length of symptoms prior to referral was determined. Female doctors referred 63% of women, despite only 38% being registered with a female general practitioner. Women referred by their own female general practitioners had a shorter mean duration of symptoms (3.4 y...

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10.1080/01443610020026155

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Journal:
Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume:
21
Issue:
2
Pages:
179-180
Publication date:
2001-03-05
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EISSN:
1364-6893
ISSN:
0144-3615
URN:
uuid:18d90395-201a-446b-83ab-0b4bff99acdc
Source identifiers:
7283
Local pid:
pubs:7283
Language:
English

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