Curbside consultation practices and attitudes among primary care physicians and medical subspecialists.

@article{Kuo1998CurbsideCP,
  title={Curbside consultation practices and attitudes among primary care physicians and medical subspecialists.},
  author={David Kuo and David R. Gifford and Michael D Stein},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1998},
  volume={280 10},
  pages={905-9}
}
CONTEXT Informal (curbside) consultations are an integral part of medical culture and may be of great value to patients and primary care physicians. However, little is known about physicians' behavior or attitudes toward curbside consultation. OBJECTIVE To describe and compare curbside consultation practices and attitudes among primary care physicians and medical subspecialists. DESIGN Survey mailed in June 1997. PARTICIPANTS Of 286 primary care physicians and 252 subspecialists… CONTINUE READING