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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1978 December; 28(197): 714-716, 718.
PMCID: PMC2158999

The management of vaginal discharge in general practice *


A group of general practitioners in active practice were asked to report how they preferred to manage the symptoms of vaginal discharge presented by a woman in her twenties. Subsequently the same practitioners reported their management of such patients in their practice.

A shortfall was found for all practitioners between their declared intention and their actual practice.

This method of analysis offers a way of working towards a consensus in clinical care and also of auditing medical performance in general practice.

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  • Wilkin TJ, Dodd W, Christopher LJ, Crooks J. Transcription errors in the drug information supplied from hospital to general practitioners. Health Bull (Edinb) 1978 Jan;36(1):13–16. [PubMed]

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