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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1980 September; 30(218): 520-524, 528.
PMCID: PMC2159742

Paediatric primary care in Inner London


A week's census was taken of children attending family doctors or hospital accident and emergency departments in an inner city area of London. Most attendances at general hospitals were for cases of trauma while the children's hospital was used mainly by the very young, coming from a wide catchment area. An over-emphasis on hospital-based primary care would not be appropriate in this area and would run counter to the whole philosophy of British medical practice.

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