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Comparison of primary care doctors and dentists in the referral of oral cancer: a systematic review

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Oral cancer is referred to specialists by both general practitioners (GPs) and dentists, with varying proportions reported in different studies. However, some have noted that dentists more commonly refer oral cancer in the absence of patient-perceived symptoms and may refer at an earlier stage. Unfortunately, approximately half the UK adult population do not receive regular dental care. We have conducted a systematic review of studies that compare GPs and dentists in the referral of oral canc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.bjoms.2020.06.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5681-4263
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2101-0390
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1588-3849
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Journal website
Volume:
58
Issue:
8
Pages:
898-917
Publication date:
2020-06-23
Acceptance date:
2020-06-09
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ISSN:
0266-4356
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1114481
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pubs:1114481
Deposit date:
2020-06-24

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