[General practitioner's workload: objective increase in 9 practices in Rotterdam and surroundings, 1992-1997 and an extrapolation to 2005].

OBJECTIVE To assess the change in general practitioners' (GPs') workload during the period 1992-1997, calculated as consult frequency and GP-patient contact time, and to estimate the workload in 2005. DESIGN Descriptive. METHOD During the period 1992 to 1997, data from all GP-patient contacts from nine general practices in and around Rotterdam, the… CONTINUE READING