The article “Unsolicited Patient Complaints Identify Physicians With Evidence of Neurocognitive Disorders” by Dr. William Cooper et al.
1is a nested case–control study using data from 144 healthcare organizations to assess whether words contained in unsolicited patient complaints differentiate physicians with and without neurocognitive disorders. The authors found that patient complaints were significantly more likely to include at least one word describing cognitive impairment in cases (73%) compared to age/sex matched (8%) and site/complaint matched (18%) comparisons.
- Cooper W.O.
- Martinez W.
- Domenico H.J.
- et al.
Unsolicited patient complaints identify physicians with evidence of neurocognitive disorders.
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018; 26: 927-936
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Published online: June 15, 2018
Accepted: May 15, 2018
Received: May 14, 2018
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