Relationship of physician continuity to type of health problems in primary care.

@article{Godkin1981RelationshipOP,
  title={Relationship of physician continuity to type of health problems in primary care.},
  author={Michael A. Godkin and Cara J. Rice},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1981},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={99-102}
}
The objective of this study was to determine if the level of continuity of medical care was related to the type of health problems (chronic or acute) presented by patients at four family health centers during a one-year period. Patients with chronic diagnoses encountered significantly fewer physicians and had a higher mean Continuity Index than patients… CONTINUE READING