volume 295, issue 6590, P99-100 1987
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.295.6590.99
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F M Sullivan, R C Eagers, K Lynch

Abstract: An age-sex register is thought to be a good thing by many general practitioners'; despite this half of those surveyed recently did not have one and most of these had no plans to establish one.2 This seems surprising when information technology that will make a list of patients arranged according to age and sex is available to all general practitioners and family practitioner committees (health boards in Scotland).3 These computerised age-sex registers are easy to create and maintain with regular-for example-q…

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