Shuhei Ichikawa

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BACKGROUND Despite an increase in research devoted to primary care attributes, the patient benefits and educational aspects of broad scope practice of primary care physicians (PCPs) have not been well studied, due to a lack of validated measurement in each country. The objective of this study was to develop and validate the Scope of Practice Inventory (SPI)(More)
In order to examine a hypothesis that bed-fast elderly tend to develop psychotic manifestations more often when they are under greater environmental stress, we have devised a caretaker-patient relationship score (CPR score) to measure the relationship between the elderly and their principal caretakers. Our study in three areas of Japan demonstrated that in(More)
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