Factors associated with the number of lesions excised for each skin cancer: a study of primary care physicians in Queensland, Australia.

@article{Baade2008FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the number of lesions excised for each skin cancer: a study of primary care physicians in Queensland, Australia.},
  author={Peter David Baade and Philippa H Youl and Monika Janda and David C Whiteman and Chris Del Mar and Joanne F Aitken},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={144 11},
  pages={
          1468-76
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess physician, patient, and skin lesion characteristics that affect the number of benign skin lesions excised by primary care physicians for each skin cancer. DESIGN Prospective study collecting clinical, patient, and histopathologic details of excisions or biopsies of skin lesions by random samples of primary care physicians. SETTING Southeast Queensland involving traditional family medicine physicians (n = 104; response rate, 53.9%) and family medicine physicians working… CONTINUE READING

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