Physicians' knowledge of and response to patients' problems.

  title={Physicians' knowledge of and response to patients' problems.},
  author={Moira A. Stewart and C W Buck},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={15 7},
The purposes of the study were: 1) to describe the extent of the physician's knowledge and his response; 2) to measure the degree of correlation among four indicators of knowledge and among four indicators of response; and 3) to measure the association between physician's knowledge and his response. There were five physicians and 299 patients in the study. All the patients had at least one chronic condition and one current complaint. The four indicators referred to the four kinds of problems… CONTINUE READING