Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 4, issue 3, P150-159 1965 DOI: 10.1177/000992286500400307 View full text
Robert W. Chamberlin

Abstract: T urban family physician and pediatri-HE family ~h y ~sician and pediatriccian are finding themselves in a dilemma. Their hospital training emphasized the care c~E patients with life threatening illnesses or with disorders requiring complex methods of diagnosis and treatment. Later, however, in their less selected neighborhood practice, these physicians find that patients with such conditions are relatively rare. Furthermore, when such a patient is encountered by the generalist, the patient often must be refe…

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