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Table 5 Outcome of PC+ consultation per diagnosis-group (ORT and ENT)

From: Substitution of hospital care with Primary Care Plus: differences in referral patterns according to specialty, specialist and diagnosis group

  Back to GP Referral to SC Unknown Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Diagnosis group ORT
 Chronic bursitis hip 16 (89.9) 2 (11.1) 0 (0.0) 18 (100.0)
 Hallux rigidus 10 (83.3) 2 (16.7) 0 (0.0) 12 (100.0)
 Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) 29 (80.6) 6 (16.7) 1 (2.8) 36 (100.0)
 Arthrosis foot/ankle 10 (76.9) 3 (23.1) 0 (0.0) 13 (100.0)
 Fractures/trauma 14 (66.7) 7 (33.3) 0 (0.0) 21 (100.0)
 Non-specific low back pain 11 (64.7) 5 (29.4) 1 (5.9) 17 (100.0)
 Arthrosis knee 60 (64.5) 33 (35.5) 0 (0.0) 93 (100.0)
 Other complaints foot/ankle 36 (64.3) 20 (35.7) 0 (0.0) 62 (100.0)
 Tendinitis s.s./biceps/impingement 40 (62.5) 21 (32.8) 3 (4.7) 64 (100.0)
 Tendinitis 17 (58.6) 12 (41.4) 0 (0.0) 29 (100.0)
 Arthrosis hand/wrist 14 (58.3) 9 (37.5) 1 (4.2) 24 (100.0)
 Epicondylitis med./lat. 8 (57.1) 5 (35.7) 1 (7.1) 14 (100.0)
 Hallux valgus 6 (54.5) 5 (45.5) 0 (0.0) 11 (100.0)
 Arthrosis/spondylosis spinal cord 15 (50.0) 14 (46.7) 1 (3.3) 30 (100.0)
 Rupture rotator cuff/biceps 11 (45.8) 13 (54.2) 0 (0.0) 24 (100.0)
 Arthrosis hip 15 (35.7) 27 (64.3) 0 (0.0) 42 (100.0)
 Meniscus injury 5 (6.6) 71 (93.4) 0 (0.0) 76 (100.0)
Diagnosis group ENT
 No ENT disease found 17 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 17 (100.0)
 Globus/swallowing complaints 109 (88.6) 14 (11.4) 0 (0.0) 123 (100.0)
 Allergy/hyper reactivity 46 (88.5) 6 (11.5) 0 (0.0) 52 (100.0)
 Cerumen, otitis externa, corpus alienum 94 (85.5) 15 (13.6) 1 (0.9) 110 (100.0)
 Perceptive deafness 171 (84.7) 31 (15.3) 0 (0.0) 202 (100.0)
 Epistaxis 21 (84.0) 3 (12.0) 1 (4.0) 25 (100.0)
 Dysphonia 58 (80.6) 14 (19.4) 0 (0.0) 72 (100.0)
 ENT complaints other 12 (80.0) 2 (13.3) 1 (6.7) 15 (100.0)
 Naso-septal anomalies 17 (68.0) 8 (32.0) 0 (0.0) 25 (100.0)
 Chronic otitis media 10 (66.7) 5 (33.3) 0 (0.0) 15 (100.0)
 OMA, OME, tuba malfunctioning 34 (65.4) 18 (34.6) 0 (0.0) 52 (100.0)
 Sinusitis 30 (63.8) 16 (34.0) 1 (2.1) 47 (100.0)
 Anomalies oral cavity 11 (57.9) 8 (42.1) 0 (0.0) 19 (100.0)
 Disease of adenoid and tonsils 7 (53.8) 6 (46.2) 0 (0.0) 13 (100.0)
 Vertigo 4 (44.4) 5 (55.6) 0 (0.0) 9 (100.0)
 Osseous anomalies 4 (33.3) 8 (66.7) 0 (0.0) 12 (100.0)