Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Many in US get too much medical care: survey (get ready for Obamacare rationing)

Many in US get too much medical care:

survey (get ready for Obamacare rationing):

Forty-two percent of US doctors believe that their patients are getting too much medical care, according to a survey published Monday which suggests fears of malpractice suits may be to blame.

A total of 28 percent said they felt they were treating their patients too aggressively, while 45 percent said one of every 10 patients they saw daily had issues that could have been dealt with by phone, by email or by a nurse.

Forty percent said they did not have enough time to spend with patients.

The results are based on a mail survey that was filled out by 627 doctors in the United States.

Fifty-two percent said they felt their patients were receiving just the right amount of care and six percent said their patients were receiving too little, said the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...

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