Importance of emergency physicians as referral sources for academic medical centers.
To identify physician referral patterns and factors involved in the patient referral process.
A telephone survey conducted on a systematic sample of physicians who referred at least one patient a month to a tertiary care center.
A major southeastern tertiary care academic medical center.
Type of participants
Self-identified emergency physicians, family physicians, general surgeons, internists, obstetrician gynecologists, and pediatricians.
Measurements and main results
Emergency physicians comprised 6% of the surveyed sample.
Mots-clés Pascal : Hôpital, Orientation, Malade, Urgence, Médecin, Spécialité médicale, Enquête, Homme, Etats Unis, Système santé, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital, Orientation, Patient, Emergency, Physician, Medical specialty, Inquiry, Human, United States, Health system, North America, America
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Cote : 94-0175446
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.