Changing referral patterns to a designated craniofacial centre over a four-year period.

@article{White2010ChangingRP,
  title={Changing referral patterns to a designated craniofacial centre over a four-year period.},
  author={Nicholas White and Robert M. Warner and Pete Noons and Erica McAlister and Geetesh Solanki and Hiroshi Nishikawa and Michael Stephen Dover},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={921-5}
}
Craniofacial conditions are mainly treated within England by four supra-regional centres. Due to a continuous increase in the number of cases referred to our service we audited the source and nature of these referrals. Data was prospectively collected over a four-year period from April 2004 to March 2008. The speciality of the referring clinicians was recorded, along with the diagnosis. A year-by-year increase in the number of referrals from 138 in 2004-2005 to 253 in 2007-2008 was seen. There… CONTINUE READING