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Challenges of making a diagnosis in the outpatient setting: a multi-site survey of primary care physicians
  1. Urmimala Sarkar1,2,
  2. Doug Bonacum3,
  3. William Strull4,
  4. Christiane Spitzmueller5,
  5. Nancy Jin1,2,
  6. Andrea López1,2,
  7. Traber Davis Giardina6,
  8. Ashley N D Meyer6,
  9. Hardeep Singh6
  1. 1Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  2. 2Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  3. 3Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
  4. 4The Permanente Federation at Kaiser-Permanente, Oakland, California, USA
  5. 5University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  6. 6Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Urmimala Sarkar, Department of Medicine, SFGH Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 1364, 1001 Potrero, Bldg 10, Floor 3, Ward 13, San Francisco, CA 94143-1364, USA; usarkar{at}medsfgh.ucsf.edu

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  • Funding Dr Sarkar is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality K08 HS017594. Dr. Singh is supported by an NIH K23 career development award (K23CA125585), and in part by the Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence (HFP90-020). Manuscript contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or any of the other funders. None of the funders had any role in design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis or interpretation of the data; or preparation, review or approval of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval University of California, San Francisco.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding Dr Sarkar is supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality K08 HS017594. Dr. Singh is supported by an NIH K23 career development award (K23CA125585), and in part by the Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence (HFP90-020). Manuscript contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or any of the other funders. None of the funders had any role in design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis or interpretation of the data; or preparation, review or approval of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval University of California, San Francisco.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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