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General practitioners' preferences with regard to colorectal cancer screening organisation Colon cancer screening medico-legal aspects.

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Summary of "General practitioners' preferences with regard to colorectal cancer screening organisation Colon cancer screening medico-legal aspects."

French health authorities put general practitioners at the heart of the colorectal cancer screening. This position raises organisational issues and poses medico-legal problems for the professionals and institutions involved in these campaigns, related to the key concepts of medical decisions and suitability of standards. The objective of our study is to reveal the preferences of general practitioners related to colorectal cancer screening organisation with regard to the medico-legal risk
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A discrete choice questionnaire presenting hypothetical screening scenarios was mailed to 2114 physicians from 20 French different areas. The preferences of 358 general practitioners were analysed using logistic regression models.

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Name: Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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