Outcomes of patients treated by female vs male physicians


What The Study Did:

Researchers investigated whether death, other hospital outcomes and processes of care differed between patients cared for by female and male physicians at hospitals in Canada.


Authors:

Fahad Razak, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, is the corresponding author.


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