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Ambulatory care provided by office-based specialists in the United States.

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PURPOSE: Increasing use of specialist services in the United States is leading to a perception of a specialist shortage. Little is known, however, about the nature of care provided by this secondary level of services. The aim of this study was to examine the content of care provided by specialists in community settings, including visits for which the patient had been referred by another physician. METHODS: Nationally representative visit data were obtained from the National Ambulatory Medica...

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Publisher copy:
10.1370/afm.949
Journal:
Annals of family medicine More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
104-111
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1544-1717
ISSN:
1544-1709
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:214375
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uuid:6324cd6b-9e3a-4f51-badf-c2a84d09d758
Local pid:
pubs:214375
Source identifiers:
214375
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2012-12-19

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