TITLE

The place of walk-in clinics in healthcare systems

AUTHOR(S)
Hutchison, Brian
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/14/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7266, p909
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Discusses the lack of evidence for the quality and effectiveness of medical care provided by walk-in clinics in Canada. Details of an economic evaluation of the costs associated with such clinics; Impact of walk-in clinics on the utilization of other primary care services; Treatment options available to the public in the absence of walk-in clinics; Recommendations for the diversion of acute minor conditions from emergency departments to primary care settings.
ACCESSION #
3655428

 

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