Assessing the quality of referral letters written by general practitioners: a cross-sectional study in rural Iran.
作者: Janati AliAmini AbolgasemAdham DavoudNaseriasl Mansour
作者单位: 1Iranian Center of Excellence in Health Management, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
2Medical Education Department, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.
3School of Health, Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, Iran.
刊名: Cadernos de saude publica, 2017, Vol.33 (2), pp.e00043016
来源数据库: PubMed Journal
DOI: 10.1590/0102-311X00043016
原始语种摘要: Establishing effective communication between general practitioners (GPs) and medical specialists is a key component of the referral system. Written communication between GPs and medical specialists is the most common communication tool. This study was conducted to evaluate quality (information content) of the referral letters written by GPs and addressed to gynecologists and cardiologists. We evaluated quality of the referral letters through a cross-sectional study in the villages of Sarab city, located in East Azerbaijan Province, Northwest Iran. The study was conducted during August and September 2015 in which a total of 400 referral letters were evaluated according to specific quality criteria. Cluster sampling was implemented and data were collected using an instrument designed by the...
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影响因子:0.826 (2012)

  • quality 品质
  • general 普遍的
  • referral 介绍
  • addressed 收信地址
  • letters 信笺
  • written 成文
  • according 按照
  • information 报告
  • between 在中间
  • study 学习