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Hautkrebs in der Hausarztpraxis: Häufigkeit, Fortbildungsbedarf und subjektive Diagnosesicherheit. Eine Umfrage unter Zürcher Hausärzten


Badertscher, Nina; Senn, Oliver; Rossi, Pascal O; Wensing, Michel; Rosemann, Thomas; Tandjung, Ryan (2013). Hautkrebs in der Hausarztpraxis: Häufigkeit, Fortbildungsbedarf und subjektive Diagnosesicherheit. Eine Umfrage unter Zürcher Hausärzten. Praxis, 102(22):1353-1359.

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Background: Incidence of malignant skin lesions is rising in Switzerland. We wanted to assess the frequency of patients with suspicious skin lesions in daily practice. Furthermore, we asked for diagnostic certainty and the need of further education in skin cancer. Methods: Survey with 1212 GPs in the canton of Zurich, descriptive analysis, regression analysis. Results: Response rate 41,4%. 23,2% of the GPs saw daily/weekly patients with suspicious skin lesions, another 34,8% monthly. 79,0% reported need for further education in skin cancer. This need was lower in urban GPs and in GPs with higher diagnostic certainty. Conclusions: GPs saw relatively often patients with suspicious skin lesions. Despite high diagnostic certainty, there was a clear need for further education in skin cancer.

Abstract

Background: Incidence of malignant skin lesions is rising in Switzerland. We wanted to assess the frequency of patients with suspicious skin lesions in daily practice. Furthermore, we asked for diagnostic certainty and the need of further education in skin cancer. Methods: Survey with 1212 GPs in the canton of Zurich, descriptive analysis, regression analysis. Results: Response rate 41,4%. 23,2% of the GPs saw daily/weekly patients with suspicious skin lesions, another 34,8% monthly. 79,0% reported need for further education in skin cancer. This need was lower in urban GPs and in GPs with higher diagnostic certainty. Conclusions: GPs saw relatively often patients with suspicious skin lesions. Despite high diagnostic certainty, there was a clear need for further education in skin cancer.

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Other titles:Skin cancer in primary care: frequency, need for further education and subjective diagnostic certainty. A cross sectional survey among general practitioners in the canton of Zurich
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Institute of General Practice
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2013
Deposited On:06 Nov 2013 13:55
Last Modified:26 Jan 2017 08:55
Publisher:Hans Huber
ISSN:1661-8157
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1024/1661-8157/a001466
PubMed ID:24169480

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