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Secondary care intervals before and after the introduction of urgent referral guidelines for suspected cancer in Denmark: a comparative before-after study

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Secondary care intervals before and after the introduction of urgent referral guidelines for suspected cancer in Denmark : a comparative before-after study. / Larsen, Mette Bach; Hansen, Rikke Pilegaard; Hansen, Dorte Gilså et al.

I: B M C Health Services Research, Bind 13, Nr. 1, 10.09.2013, s. 348.

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abstract = "Urgent referral for suspected cancer was implemented in Denmark on 1 April 2008 to reduce the secondary care interval (i.e. the time interval from the general practitioner's first referral of a patient to secondary health care until treatment is initiated). However, knowledge about the association between the secondary care interval and urgent referral remains scarce. The aim of this study was to analyse how the secondary care interval changed after the introduction of urgent referral.",
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