The role of general practitioner in the detection of epithelial hyperplastic lesions and carcinoma of the larynx.

@article{Mlacak1997TheRO,
  title={The role of general practitioner in the detection of epithelial hyperplastic lesions and carcinoma of the larynx.},
  author={Blaz Mlacak and Johannes Michael Fischinger},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
  year={1997},
  volume={527},
  pages={152-4}
}
The present study deals with the approach of 78 general practitioners (GPs) in south-eastern Slovenia (mainly in Dolenjska region with population of 234,000) to patients with symptoms of laryngeal disease in the period 1990-95. Only 2 of the GPs (2.6%) examined the larynx of such patients with a laryngeal mirror, while the remainder failed to perform a larynx examination. None of the GPs had a rigid 90 degrees telescope. General practitioners usually treated their patients with laryngeal… CONTINUE READING