Doctors treating family members: A qualitative study among primary care practitioners in a teaching hospital in Malaysia

@inproceedings{NikSherina2006DoctorsTF,
  title={Doctors treating family members: A qualitative study among primary care practitioners in a teaching hospital in Malaysia},
  author={Hanafi Nik-Sherina and Chirk Jenn Ng},
  year={2006}
}
Aim: To explore primary care practitionersâ�� experiences and feelings about treating their own family members. Methods: A qualitative study was carried out using focus group discussions. Five sessions were held among 22 primary care practitioners (five academic staff members and 17 medical officers). Results: Most participants treated their family members, especially their immediate families. They considered factors such as duration and severity of illness before seeking consultation with… CONTINUE READING

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