To describe physical examination and cancer prevention services provided by primary care physicians in response to the request for a « checkup » by an asymptomatic 55-year-old woman seeking to establish ongoing care; to assess the effects of two interventions (education and office organization) intended to improve these services; and to assess the feasibility of using « standardized » patients to evaluate physician responses to such a request.
Northern New England.
Fifty-nine primary care physicians who were accepting new patients and were participating in a study of early detection and prevention of cancer.
Cross sectional; observations of patient visits.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur, Prévention, Homme, Vieillard, Sexe, Femelle, Programme sanitaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tumor, Prevention, Human, Elderly, Sex, Female, Sanitary program
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0583179
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.