This is a continuation of the reporting of data obtained during a nation-wide survey in which 50 board-certified dermatologists, each devoting at least 75% of his time to private practice, participated. Information about every patient seen in his office during one week 4 times during a calendar year (about every 3 months) was recorded on a special form by each participant. There were 26,986 records gathered, checked, edited, and tabulated.
The specific questions which the study attempted to answer, the methodology employed in the survey, and a number of significant findings have been reported previously.1,2 In Part I, a detailed study of the patient-load by season, geographic region, age group of the participants, and day of the week, plus a summary of the primary services rendered over-all, and an analysis of those services by region and by age group of the participants in the management of the 10 most
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