Are Grampian general practitioners good gatekeepers for access to emergency general surgical care?

Abstract

BACKGROUND Direct admission from primary care is the predominant emergency general surgical referral route in north-east Scotland. Recent primary and secondary care reconfiguration has increased resources necessary to support the current system, therefore alternative models are proposed. We seek to analyse frequency and accuracy of provisional diagnosis by… (More)

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@article{Mitchell2008AreGG, title={Are Grampian general practitioners good gatekeepers for access to emergency general surgical care?}, author={Al Mitchell and Rainu Keenan}, journal={Scottish medical journal}, year={2008}, volume={53 3}, pages={33-5} }