TITLE

Canada's MDs most pessimistic in 5-country survey

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1496
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that a survey done between May and July, 2000 shows Canadian doctors to be more pessimistic about the state of medicine than physicians in other countries surveyed. Concerns of doctors, including the amount of time patients spend waiting and a shortage of the latest medical and diagnostic equipment; Statement that doctors in all five countries surveyed fear a continued decline in health care quality.
ACCESSION #
3823637

 

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