Consultation behaviour of doctor-shopping patients and factors that reduce shopping.

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RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To investigate the subsequent behaviour of doctor-shopping patients (defined as those attending multiple hospitals for the same complaint) who consulted our department and factors related to cessation of doctor shopping. METHODS Patients who presented without referral to the Department of General Medicine at Chiba University… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01605.x

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@article{Ohira2012ConsultationBO, title={Consultation behaviour of doctor-shopping patients and factors that reduce shopping.}, author={Yoshiyuki Ohira and Masatomi Ikusaka and Kazutaka Noda and Tomoko Tsukamoto and Toshihiko Takada and Masahito Miyahara and Hiraku Funakoshi and Ayako Basugi and Katsunori Keira and Takanori Uehara}, journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice}, year={2012}, volume={18 2}, pages={433-40} }