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Responsibility for follow-up during the diagnostic process in primary care: a secondary analysis of International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership data

Subtitle:
To what extent do Primary Care Practitioners retain responsibility for follow up during the diagnostic process?
Abstract:

Background

It is unclear to what extent primary care practitioners (PCPs) should retain responsibility for follow-up to ensure that patients are monitored until their symptoms or signs are explained.

Aim

To explore the extent to which PCPs retain responsibility for diagnostic follow-up actions across 11 international jurisdictions.

Design and setting

A secondary analysis of survey data from the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership.

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3399/bjgp18X695813

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0003-0661-7362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Toftegaard, BS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Canadian Partnership Against Cancer More from this funder
Cancer Care Manitoba More from this funder
Cancer Care Ontario More from this funder
Cancer Council Victoria More from this funder
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Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of General Practice Journal website
Volume:
68
Issue:
670
Pages:
e323-e332
Publication date:
2018-04-26
Acceptance date:
2017-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Pubs id:
pubs:824531
URN:
uri:bc3ba1e7-ae4b-4fcb-b758-824f648fbcf8
UUID:
uuid:bc3ba1e7-ae4b-4fcb-b758-824f648fbcf8
Local pid:
pubs:824531

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