The effect of patient health status on physician practice style.

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BACKGROUND The recent development of health status measures now facilitates the study of how patient health influences physician practice style. METHODS The health status of 150 new patients at a university primary care center was assessed using the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form General Health Survey. Videotapes of the physician-patient encounter were… (More)

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@article{Bertakis1993TheEO, title={The effect of patient health status on physician practice style.}, author={Klea D Bertakis and Edward J. Callahan and Leah Helms and Raviv Azari and Jooke Robbins}, journal={Family medicine}, year={1993}, volume={25 8}, pages={530-5} }