TITLE

WHEN PATIENT CARE IS SHARED, WHO IS THE MOST RESPONSIBLE PHYSICIAN?

AUTHOR(S)
Capen, Karen
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/1996, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p885
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35492708

 

Related Articles

  • How to protect yourself when you share care duty. Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics;8/20/2010, Vol. 87 Issue 16, p44 

    The article offers the author's advice on how physicians can protect themselves when sharing care duty to patients in the U.S. It mentions that many doctors avoid liability through insisting that patients come in formal appointments. If a physician provides care to a patient who normally sees...

  • One-third of persons with panic attacks seek help from family doctors first.  // Modern Medicine;May95, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p22 

    Reports that the family physician is the preferred consultation choice of panic-attack patients. Percentage who alternative consultation channels; Responsibility of family physicians to recognize panic attacks; Variables for predicting when a panic-attack patient would seek care from a family...

  • Malpractice consult. Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics;4/10/95, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p123 

    Responds to readers' questions on physician malpractice. Physician's responsibility when patients miss appointments; Whether to involve the spouse in a patient's care; Documentation that will discourage lawsuits.

  • Doctors' emotional reactions to recent death of a patient: cross sectional study of hospital doctors. Redinbaugh, Ellen M; Sullivan, Amy M; Block, Susan D; Gadmer, Nina M; Lakoma, Matthew; Mitchell, Ann M; Seltzer, Deborah; Wolford, Jennifer; Arnold, Robert M // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/26/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7408, p185 

    Objectives: To describe doctors' emotional reactions to the recent death of an "average" patient and to explore the effects of level of training on doctors' reactions. Design: Cross sectional study using quantitative data. Setting Two academic teaching hospitals in the United States....

  • Primary Care Physicians' Links to Other Physicians Through Medicare Patients: The Scope of Care Coordination. Pham, Hoangmai H.; O'Malley, Ann S.; Bach, Peter B.; Saiontz-Martinez, Cynthia; Schrag, Deborah // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p236 

    Background: Primary care physicians are expected to coordinate care for their patients. Objective: To assess the number of physician peers providing care to the Medicare patients of a primary care physician. Design: Cross-sectional analysis of claims data. Setting: Fee-for-service Medicare in...

  • Physician experience and outcomes among patients admitted to general internal medicine teaching wards. McAlister, Finlay A.; Youngson, Erik; Bakal, Jeffrey A.; Holroyd-Leduc, Jayna; Kassam, Narmin // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/6/2015, Vol. 187 Issue 14, p1041 

    Background: Physician scores on examinations decline with time after graduation. However, whether this translates into declining quality of care is unknown. Our objective was to determine how physician experience is associated with negative outcomes for patients admitted to...

  • Shopping for surgery. Taylor, Kathryn // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;7/20/93, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p42 

    Discusses patient involvement in decision making as a health care reality. Effect of physicians' interaction with patients; Growth in outcomes data; Start of health care consumer movement in the early 1980s; Quality-of-life outcomes as central to shared decision making; Balancing act for...

  • Who's Responsible? Clarify Before Lawsuit.  // ED Legal Letter;Jan2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9 

    The article provides a discussion on the transfer of responsibility between the emergency department physician (ED) and the admitting physician. The article suggests that knowing the physician to provide the orders will clarify who is responsible in the event of a lawsuit alleging poor care of...

  • Patients Do not Know the Level of Training of Their Doctors Because Doctors Do not Tell Them. Santen, Sally A.; Rotter, Tricia S.; Hemphill, Robin R. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p607 

    Although patients should know the level of training of the physician providing their care in teaching hospitals, many do not. The objective of this study is to determine whether the manner by which physicians introduce themselves to patients is associated with patients’ misperception of...

  • Social Networks in Health Care: So Much to Learn. Lewis, Valerie A.; Fisher, Elliott S. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/18/2012, Vol. 308 Issue 3, p294 

    The article evaluates the importance of social networking in health care. It mentions that the professional connection between physicians is through the patients they share but when patients are shared more by chance than by intent, it results in poor care since the physician has no records of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics