Parental preferences for paediatric specialty follow-up care.

  title={Parental preferences for paediatric specialty follow-up care.},
  author={Marina Kunin and Erin Turbitt and Sarah A Gafforini and Lena Amanda Sanci and Neil Allan Spike and Gary Lee Freed},
  journal={Australian health review : a publication of the Australian Hospital Association},
  volume={41 4},
Objective The aim of the present study was to examine factors associated with: (1) parental preference to receive follow-up care for their child from a general practitioner (GP); and (2) a decision to seek treatment when there is a slight worsening of their child's condition. Methods Parents presenting with their child at any one of five paediatric out-patient clinics at two public hospitals in Melbourne (Vic., Australia) were surveyed. We performed frequency distributions, bivariate analyses… CONTINUE READING