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Estimating the Need for a General Surgeon Based on the Demand for Primary Care Practitioners in the Medical Service Area

Description
Describes the methodology used to estimate the need for rural general surgeons based on available primary care services in 2012.
Author(s)
Fred C. Eilrich, Jonathan C. Sprague, Cheryl F. St. Clair, Gerald A. Doeksen
Date
09/2012
Type
Document
Organization
National Center for Rural Health Works
Tagged as
Health workforce supply and demand · Physicians · Primary care · Research methods and resources · Surgery