Primary care: is there enough time for prevention?

  title={Primary care: is there enough time for prevention?},
  author={Kimberly S. H. Yarnall and Kathryn I. Pollak and Truls \Ostbye and Katrina M. Krause and J. Lloyd Michener},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={93 4},
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the amount of time required for a primary care physician to provide recommended preventive services to an average patient panel. METHODS We used published and estimated times per service to determine the physician time required to provide all services recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), at the recommended frequency, to a patient panel of 2500 with an age and sex distribution similar to that of the US population. RESULTS To fully… CONTINUE READING
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