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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1978 March; 28(188): 163, 165-167.
PMCID: PMC2158752

Referral letters — the enclosure of the general practitioner's computerized record

Abstract

The computerization of general practice records in group practices often makes it possible for a print-out of the record to be sent to hospital specialists on referral. I examined the assessments made by consultants of the value of this. While general practitioners and consultants do not agree on the content of the ideal referral letter, the addition of a computer print-out would aid about a third of consultants.

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  • Bradshaw-Smith JH. A computer record-keeping system for general practice. Br Med J. 1976 Jun 5;1(6022):1395–1397. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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