A systematic review of the effect of different models of after-hours primary medical care services on clinical outcome, medical workload, and patient and GP satisfaction.

@article{Leibowitz2003ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the effect of different models of after-hours primary medical care services on clinical outcome, medical workload, and patient and GP satisfaction.},
  author={Ruth Leibowitz and Susan E Day and David Robert Dunt},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={311-7}
}
BACKGROUND The organization of after-hours primary medical care services is changing in many countries. Increasing demand, economic considerations and changes in doctors' attitudes are fueling these changes. Information for policy makers in this field is needed. However, a comprehensive review of the international literature that compares the effects of one model of after-hours care with another is lacking. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to carry out a systematic review of the… CONTINUE READING