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Doctors' attitudes to women in medicine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  894637     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There is only moderate enthusiasm in the medical profession for an increase in the number of women doctors. The profession has been slow to recognize the problems of combining home life with a career, but it is encouraging that there appears to be little discrimination against women.Women doctors are capable of and may wish to rise to the intellectual challenges of full-time medicine. Unfortunately, too often the attempt at combining domestic life with a professional career is poorly organized and minimally supported leading to an unsatisfactory compromise. Until a more positive attitude develops within the profession women doctors will not feel accepted as equals.
Authors:
R Savage; A Wilson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0035-8797     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Publication Date:  1977 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-28     Completed Date:  1977-10-28     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503107     Medline TA:  J R Coll Gen Pract     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Employment
Family Characteristics
Female
Great Britain
Humans
Male
Physicians*
Physicians, Women*
Women's Rights
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