Published in Telemedicine Business Week, September 14th, 2005
"The preference of women patients for women physicians has been shown in many specialties," observed investigators from the United States. "Women patients awaiting a lower endoscopy have been shown to have a preference for women endoscopists."
"The reasons for this preference and the strength of this preference have not been studied in the primary care setting," wrote S.B. Menees and colleagues "A questionnaire was given to female patients who were waiting for primary care appointments at 4 offices. Patients reported sociodemographic characteristics, experiences with colorectal...
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