Defining frequent attendance in general practice

  title={Defining frequent attendance in general practice},
  author={Frans TM Smits and Jacob J Mohrs and Ellen E Beem and Patrick J. E. Bindels and Henk CPM van Weert},
  journal={BMC Family Practice},
  pages={21 - 21}
BACKGROUND General practitioners (GPs) or researchers sometimes need to identify frequent attenders (FAs) in order to screen them for unidentified problems and to test specific interventions. We wanted to assess different methods for selecting FAs to identify the most feasible and effective one for use in a general (group) practice. METHODS In the second Dutch National Survey of General Practice, data were collected on 375 899 persons registered with 104 practices. Frequent attendance is… CONTINUE READING

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