Family physicians traditionally have played an integral role in delivering babies as a component of the comprehensive care they provide for women. The proportion of family physicians who report providing any maternity care continues to decrease. This trend is particularly concerning because family physicians are the most widely distributed specialty and are essential to health care access in rural areas.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine|
|State||Published - May 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Family Practice