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What do New Zealand general practitioners do in their offices?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1064799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A third person physician observer timed 16 New Zealand general practitioners during a work day during summer months. Usual office hours for the 16 physicians occupied over seven hours, during which time the patient list averaged 26 persons. Greatest time span, 27 percent, used in diagnosis, but substantial time was spent in health education, counseling and administration. The distribution of patients' problems was greatest in respiratory disease, followed by musculoskeletal, dermatologic and urogenital. There is considerable similarity to practice patterns of rural physicians in Missouri, USA.
Authors:
A S Baker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0028-8446     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1976 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-23     Completed Date:  1976-08-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Child
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis
Family Practice*
Female
Health Education
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
Morbidity
New Zealand
Organization and Administration
Physician-Patient Relations
Preventive Medicine
Therapeutics
Time Factors

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