Making complex decisions in uncertain times: experiences of Dutch GPs as gatekeepers regarding hospital referrals during COVID-19—a qualitative study

BMC Medical Ethics
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Making complex decisions in uncertain times: experiences of Dutch GPs as gatekeepers regarding hospital referrals during COVID-19—a qualitative study
General practitioners often act as gatekeeper, authorizing patients’ access to hospital care. This gatekeeping role became even more important during the current COVID-19 crisis as uncertainties regarding COVI…
Authors: Dieke Westerduin, Janneke Dujardin, Jaap Schuurmans, Yvonne Engels and Anne B. Wichmann
Citation: BMC Medical Ethics 2021 22:158
Content type: Research
Published on: 30 November 2021