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  1. Inanspruchnahme von hausärztlichen (Beobachtungs-) Praxen aufgrund umweltmedizinischer Probleme.

    Article - En allemand

    Traduction en anglais : Environmental problem in general practice a sentinel project.

    How often do general practitioners have to deal with environmental problems ?

    To answer this question 23 GPs recorded all relevant consultations during one year in Hamburg.

    On an average, each of these GPs reported one contact once a month.

    The spectrum of both patient complaints and environmental sources was broad.

    The GP is less often convinced of a causal connection between both than the patient.

    In most cases a referral was not necessary.

    This study supports the assumption that the frequency of environmental problems in General Practice is - at least in the larger cities - lower than estimated from former studies and the self-image of general practice in Germany.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Allemagne, Europe, Homme, Personnel sanitaire, Médecin généraliste, Santé et environnement, Surveillance sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Germany, Europe, Human, Health staff, General practitioner, Health and environment, Sanitary surveillance

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0082874

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 31/05/1999.