General practice Safety and effectiveness of nurse telephone consultation in out of hours primary care : randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Lattimer2017GeneralPS,
  title={General practice Safety and effectiveness of nurse telephone consultation in out of hours primary care : randomised controlled trial},
  author={Val Lattimer and Steve G. George and Felicity Thompson and Eileen G Thomas and Mark A. Mullee and Joanne Turnbull and Helen Silver Mildred Smith and Michael Moore and Hugh Bond and Alan E Glasper},
  year={2017}
}
Objective To determine the safety and effectiveness of nurse telephone consultation in out of hours primary care by investigating adverse events and the management of calls. Design Block randomised controlled trial over a year of 156 matched pairs of days and weekends in 26 blocks. One of each matched pair was randomised to receive the intervention. Setting One 55 member general practice cooperative serving 97 000 registered patients in Wiltshire. Subjects All patients contacting the out of… CONTINUE READING

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