The perception of continuity of care from the perspective of patients with diabetes.

  title={The perception of continuity of care from the perspective of patients with diabetes.},
  author={Kalpana Maria Nair and Lisa R. Dolovich and Donna K Ciliska and Hui N. Lee},
  journal={Family medicine},
  volume={37 2},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Traditional indices of continuity of care typically capture frequency of physician visits but lack information regarding how patients themselves perceive continuity of care. The present study's objectives were (1) to examine the meaning of continuity of care from the perspective of patients with diabetes and (2) to understand the factors that enhance or detract from continuity of care. METHODS Seven focus groups with 46 adult patients were held at a health service… CONTINUE READING

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