This cross-sectional descriptive study assesses the letters sent with referred patients and makes appropriate recommendations.
During the 6-month period 1 July-31 December 1987, 9288 letters were photocopied at the admissions offices of the hospital.
Detailed analysis of 1143 (12,3%) letters was undertaken.
The private sector, i.e. general practitioners, was the largest referral agency, followed by community-based day hospitals.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Afrique, Hospitalisation, Enfant, Perception, Médecin, République Sud Africaine, Lettre admission
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Africa, Hospitalization, Child, Perception, Physician, South Africa
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 91-0293019
Code Inist : 002B30. Création : 199406.