Table 21Practitioner diagnosis referring pattern (Schnetler, 1992(363))

Correct diagnosisIncorrect or no diagnosisTotal
GDP referral83139
GMP referral262450
Hospital doctor527
Total395796
GDP referral with lymphadenopathy189
GMP referral with lymphadenopathy13619

From: 17, Head and Neck cancer

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Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer in Adults and Children [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 27.
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