TITLE

Doctor shortage in Quebec a real numbers game

AUTHOR(S)
Pinker, Susan
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a shortage of physicians in Quebec. Statistics from the Canadian Institute of Health Information which indicate that Quebec has more doctors per patient than any other province; Argument that the statistics are inaccurate because they counted physician researchers, teachers, and administrators as full-time clinicians; Shorter weeks worked by physicians in Quebec.
ACCESSION #
7047203

 

Related Articles

  • Doctor shortage in Quebec a real numbers game. Pinker, Susan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p288 

    Reports on a shortage of physicians in Quebec. Statistics from the Canadian Institute of Health Information which indicate that Quebec has more doctors per patient than any other province; Argument that the statistics are inaccurate because they counted physician researchers, teachers, and...

  • ACEP: Lack of emergency specialist reaches CRISIS. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;6/4/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p10 

    Highlights the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) report pertaining to the shortage of on-call physicians. Claim of ACEP president J. Brian Hancock that the scarcity of emergency physicians has reached a critical stage in some states.

  • Courts' view on MDs' standards of practice changing, rural docs warned. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/2/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p1339 

    Focuses on how the practice of lowering the standard of practice to accommodate the limited facilities and resources available to Canada's rural physicians. Advances in communication technology and access to larger centers of education and science keep the courts from adjusting the standard of...

  • A golden opportunity for UK family docs. CMAJ // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/01/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p1332 

    Reports that Great Britain is offering doctors cash incentives to enter or remain in family practice. Efforts to attract doctors to deprived areas and encourage doctors to reject an early retirement; Concerns about a shortage of general practitioners; How the British Medical Association...

  • promoting access to care in rural and underserved areas. McKinley, Andrew // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul2005, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p16 

    Comments on the shortages of physicians and other healthcare professionals practicing in rural and underserved communities in the U.S. Problem with access to health care despite the growth in the supply of physicians; Ways by which states have addressed the shortages of healthcare professionals;...

  • Portuguese-speaking African countries face shortages of doctors. Villanueva, Tiago // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE511 

    The article reports on the shortages of doctors in Portuguese-speaking nations of Africa including Angola, Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau. According to the report there is a domestic demand for health care workers and added that the natives of the mentioned countries who go abroad for medical...

  • Physician population stabilizes. Buske, Lynda // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 2, p1 

    Presents the results of the physician supply data as of January 2004, released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Physician-to-population ratio; Decline in the number of active physicians moving to the U.S. and other countries in 2002; Net loss of active physicians in 2002.

  • People with AIDS are dying because of inadequate staffing. Sidley, Pat // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/2/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7604, p1133 

    This article focuses on a study from the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors without Borders, which found that some of the poorest AIDS patients are dying earlier than necessary due to the scarcity of health care workers. Staff shortages in southern Africa have become...

  • Physician Shortage in Kentucky, 1930-1980. Johnson, Timothy P.; Cooper, James K. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1982, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p257 

    Changes in the number and locations of Kentucky counties with a shortage of physicians (using current federal definitions of medical underservice) were examined for the decennial years 1930 to 1980. The number of counties with a physician shortage were found to have increased from four per cent...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics