Substitution scenario in follow-up of chronic cancer patients in primary care: prevalence, disease duration and estimated extra consultation time.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The incidence of cancer as well as survival rates for it are increasing. It is debated whether care in the chronic phase of cancer can be positioned in primary care due to doubts about capacity and workload. OBJECTIVE To estimate GPs' extra consultation time if they assume responsibility for the care in the chronic phase of cancer. METHOD… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmv098

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