The changing face of family practice

Kondro, Wayne
November 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 16, pE1174
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the results of the 2010 National Physician Survey. The survey revealed that 30.5 percent of family physicians and general practitioners have special focus to practice while 25.8 percent focused on emergency medicine. Moreover, other highlights of the results of the survey is offered.


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