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J R Soc Med. 1982 October; 75(10): 785–792.
PMCID: PMC1438126

Studying general practice in the inner city – a model for linking available sources of data: preliminary communication1


The effect of implementing proposals intended to improve general practice primary care in inner London is not known. To test it requires a model of how general practice works and methods of measuring appropriate variables. The methods must be sufficiently simple to allow measurement prior to, as well as during, change. This paper presents such a model, describes methods used to measure some of those variables, and illustrates the results.

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  • Cummins RO, Jarman B, White PM. Do general practitioners have different "referral thresholds"? Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1981 Mar 28;282(6269):1037–1039. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • General practice in Inner London. Br Med J. 1978 Jan 28;1(6107):221–222. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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