Addressing multiple problems in the family practice office visit.

@article{Flocke2001AddressingMP,
  title={Addressing multiple problems in the family practice office visit.},
  author={Susan A Flocke and Scott Howard Frank and Deborah A. Wenger},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          211-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to describe the number of problems addressed during family practice outpatient visits, the nature of additional problems raised, how they affect the duration of the visit, and how well they are reflected in the billing record. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional. POPULATION We studied a total 266 randomly selected adult patient encounters representing 37 physicians. OUTCOMES MEASURED A problem was defined as an issue requiring physician action in the form… CONTINUE READING

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