TITLE

Clinic swamped as dozens line up awaiting new FP

PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the excess of patient appointments for the family-medicine practice of Kathleen Flynn, a physician in Ontario's Peterborough Clinic. Physician shortage in Peterborough; Reluctance of physicians to practice in the community; Flynn's attitude towards her practice; Description of patient load.
ACCESSION #
9707221792

 

Related Articles

  • Diary from a week in practice. Larimore, Walter L.; Shupe, Theresa B. // American Family Physician;5/15/1996, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p2289 

    Presents a record of daily activities and medical cases which confront of family physicians practicing in the United States. Includes the use of topical corticosteroid mometasone furoate cream; Problems concerning scheduled appointments of patients; Case of a Polish girl with complaints of pain...

  • Why I don't walk away from my work. Swindle, Kerry K. // Medical Economics;06/15/98, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p147 

    Focuses on the author's reaction to modern practice. Details on some of the author's experiences of dealing with patients and health maintenance organizations; How long the author was in family practice.

  • Like it or not, practice guidelines are here to stay; evaluate them critically.  // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p61 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Practice Guidelines: What the Family Physician Should Know,' by S.H. Woolf from the `American Family Physician' dated May 1, 1995.

  • Congress supports increased funding for family practice training.  // American Family Physician;11/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p1218 

    Reports on the congressional support to increase appropriations for family practice training programs in 1994.

  • The second revolution in family practice has begun. Scherger, Joseph E. // American Family Physician;11/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p1238 

    Editorial. Comments on the trend in the practice of family medicine in the United States. G.G. Stephens' essay titled `Family Medicine as Counterculture'; Increase of medical students specializing in family practice; Decline in family medicine in the 1980s.

  • Hospitals target primary care centers for development.  // Physician Executive;Jul1995, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p4 

    Cites family practice or primary care centers as the top area of development in ambulatory services for hospitals in the United States. 1995 survey of Tribook Inc.; Reflection of the need to address managed care plans.

  • What an FP's week is really like. Sheahan, William T. // Medical Economics;1/10/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p36 

    Presents the experiences of a family physician in the U.S. during a week of practice. Treatment of difficult patients; Management of chronic non-malignant pain; Patients asking for a disability-parking sticker.

  • Help wanted. Singer, Karl // Patient Care;10/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p15 

    Comments on the difficulty of finding partners for a family practice. Excess demand in comparison with supply of family physicians; Lack of family practice residencies in New England; Non-provision of obstetric care; Low fees; Ineligibility in participating in the federal loan repayment...

  • LETTERS.  // Family Practice Management;Jun2003, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p11 

    Presents comments related to family practice management in the U.S. Obstacles to the adoption of open access; Importance of touch in diagnosis of ailment; Explanation of coding hospital admissions.

  • Monitor.  // Family Practice Management;Jun2003, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p22 

    Reports on developments related to family medicine in the U.S. Criticism of the education system of health professionals; Launch of a pay-for-performance program for doctors in selected states; Average of hospital stays.

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