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J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;27(4):447-8. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2014.04.130307.

One in fifteen family physicians principally provide emergency or urgent care.

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  • 1From the American Board of Family Medicine, Lexington, KY (LP, RLP), and The Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC (SP, MM, SF, MC, AB).
  • 2From the American Board of Family Medicine, Lexington, KY (LP, RLP), and The Robert Graham Center, Washington, DC (SP, MM, SF, MC, AB). lpeterson@theabfm.org.

Abstract

A small but nontrivial proportion of US family physicians devote most of their time providing emergency or urgent care. With considerable attention focused on expanding access to primary care, it is important to account for providers principally working outside of traditional primary care.

© Copyright 2014 by the American Board of Family Medicine.

KEYWORDS:

Critical Care; Emergency Medicine; Health Policy; Primary Health Care; Rural Health

PMID:
25001998
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