Public health and preventive healthcare in children: current practices of Victorian GPs and barriers to participation.

@article{Waters2000PublicHA,
  title={Public health and preventive healthcare in children: current practices of Victorian GPs and barriers to participation.},
  author={Elizabeth B Waters and Michelle M Haby and Melissa Wake and Liane Salmon},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2000},
  volume={173 2},
  pages={68-71}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess general practitioners' attitudes to and involvement in child public health activities and identify barriers affecting their participation. DESIGN Cross-sectional written questionnaire survey of a representative sample of actively practising GPs. SETTING General practices in the State of Victoria. PARTICIPANTS 840 GPs returned questionnaires (65% response rate), and, of these, 792 (94%) saw children 0-12 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Attitudes to and involvement in… CONTINUE READING