Chiropractic clinic offered referral kickbacks
- 'To request that I write again suggest that the fault lies with my referral letters. // Pulse;7/15/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 28, p32
Looks at the views of Nick Imm, a physician on the case of referral delays for a back pain patient. Implication of the delay for the doctor-patient relationship; Issues that should be re-examined on the patient's case.
- 'He needs to understand the stark facts about back pain' // Pulse;7/15/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 28, p30
Deals with the views of Rachel Pryke, a physician on the case of a back pain patient who experienced referral delays. Initial reaction on the referral delay; Approach for reducing the anger felt by the patient on the delays.
- 'The couple need help to start coming to terms with a long-term condition' // Pulse;7/15/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 28, p33
Deals with the views of Helen Mutch, a physician on a referral delay case for a back pain patient. Nature of a back pain case; Treatment options of the patient; Comment on the referral delay.
- Patient angry with you over referral ideas. // Pulse;7/15/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 28, p30
Presents the case of a patient with chronic mechanical back pain who went angry over referral delays.
- Your views: Back pain referrals. Bramley, Dave // GP: General Practitioner;9/1/2014, p16
A letter to the editor is presented in response to a clinical review on the referral of back pain patients in the July 3, 2014 online issue.
- Sir Karl Popper, swans, and the general practitioner. Berghmans, Ron; Schouten, Harry C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/5/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7830, p955
The article reports on patient Ron Berghmans, who was suffering from back pain and consulted a general practitioner (GP), who advised him to take less stress. However the pain worsened, for which the GP gave him medication, which also didn't make any difference. After consulting a neurologist,...
- How we cut direct referrals for back pain to nothing. Hart, Ollie; Hilton, Andy // Pulse;5/16/2012, p39
The article presents the author's insights on how to cut direct referrals for back pain. The author says that it is distinguished that spinal pain is a condition encountered in primary care. He mentions several changes to cut referrals including the specification for a physiotherapy-led spinal...
- Musculoskeletal. Kingsley, Gabrielle; Scott, David // Pulse;9/28/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 31, p27
The article presents the authors' insights regarding the issues faced by general practitioners (GPs) when referring patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The authors highlights the musculoskeletal conditions that are over-referred such as anterior knee pain, recurrent neck and backpain. They...
- GP-led clinic cuts back pain referrals. // Pulse;8/27/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 28, p11
The article reports that a general practitioner (GP)-lid could treat patients with low back pain without the need for hospital referral in Great Britain. It is according to an audit which mentioned that GP it can handle patients as many as 84%. It also revealed that some 70% of patients were...