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Journal Article
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Paul, Tomlin .J; Nembhard, O.D
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The profile of frequent attenders in a group general practice
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General Practice On-Line
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Refereed (2005)
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http:; www.priory.com/fam/attender.htm
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Abstract
This study is an initial examination of selected characteristics of frequent attenders attending a private group general practice. It aims to determine the sociodemographic profile of this subgroup and to ascertain the presence of the chronic diseases, diabetes and hypertension and the frequency of prescriptions for hypnotics and anxiolytics. The study was conducted at Health Plus Associates which is a small group medical practice with a team of 4 general practitioners providing service to a Kingston suburban community and its environs since 1993.....
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