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GPs´ decision-making - perceiving the patient as a person or a disease

  • Malin André1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Annika Andén2, 4,
  • Lars Borgquist2 and
  • Carl Edvard Rudebeck5, 6
BMC Family Practice201213:38

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-13-38

Received: 6 February 2012

Accepted: 26 April 2012

Published: 16 May 2012

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26 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
16 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-13-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Clinical Research
Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Family Medicine, Linköping University
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences – Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Uppsala University
Bergnäsets Vårdcentral
Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø
Research Unit of Kalmar County Council