Changes in the Length of Office Visits

Published in: The New England Journal of Medicine, v. 344, no. 19, Correspondence, May 2001, p. 1476-1477

Posted on on January 01, 2001

by Steven C. Marcus, Mark Olfson, Harold Alan Pincus

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Letter to the Editor commenting on how pediatricians spend their time with patients during office visits compared to physicians. Pediatricians espouse emphasizing the quality, not the quantity, of parents' time with children. The author suggests that should be the case for physicians' time with patients.

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