Practice Under Pressure

Practice Under Pressure

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Through ninety-five in-depth interviews with primary care physicians (PCPs) working in different settings, as well as medical students and residents, Practice Under Pressure provides rich insight into the everyday lives of generalist physicians in the early twenty-first centuryA¹their work, stresses, hopes, expectations, and values. Timothy Hoff supports this dialogue with secondary data, statistics, and in-depth comparisons that capture the changing face of primary care medicineA¹larger numbers of younger, female, and foreign-born physicians.Women PCPs expressed a belief, anchored in their perceptions and observations from training that primary care work, with its implicit ... (Hannah, family physician) Many young female doctors may desire a career that is family friendly. ... All of them felt, before choosing to do so, that primary care work was less hectic, open to arrangements such as part-time work and job ... The realities of an OB/GYN career which involved unpredictable work hours, readiness to treat onea#39;s patients on aanbsp;...

Title:Practice Under Pressure
Author:Timothy Hoff
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2009-09-11


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