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  1. The periodic health examination provided to asymptomatic older women : an assessment using standardized patients.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    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.

    Setting

    Northern New England.

    Participants

    Fifty-nine primary care physicians who were accepting new patients and were participating in a study of early detection and prevention of cancer.

    Design

    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.