Continuity of care with doctors - A matter of life and death? A systematic review of continuity of care and mortality

14 Giugno 2019

Continuity of care is a long-standing feature of healthcare, especially of general practice. It is associated with increased patient satisfaction, increased take-up of health promotion, greater adherence to medical advice and decreased use of hospital services. This review aims to examine whether there is a relationship between the receipt of continuity of doctor care and mortality.

Systematic review without meta-analysis

Data sources
MEDLINE, Embase and the Web of Science, from 1996 to 2017

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