[Young physicians' thoughts about leaving patient care--results of a survey in Saxony, Germany].

@article{Pantenburg2014YoungPT,
  title={[Young physicians' thoughts about leaving patient care--results of a survey in Saxony, Germany].},
  author={Birte Pantenburg and Melanie Luppa and H H K{\"o}nig and S G Riedel-Heller},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  year={2014},
  volume={76 7},
  pages={406-12}
}
BACKGROUND The fear of a shortage of physicians in some regions of Germany is growing. A drain of physicians into non-clinical activities is being discussed as a possible reason. To counteract this drain the extent of physicians' thinking about leaving patient care and the corresponding reasons need to be elucidated. METHODS All physicians upto 40 years of age and registered with the State Chamber of Physicians of Saxony (n=5,956) received a paper-pencil questionnaire inquiring about socio… CONTINUE READING