To help mitigate the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), clinicians are deferring a large number of outpatient health service visits and shifting many of them from in-person to virtual (eg, by telephone or video conference).1 As COVID-19 becomes less prevalent and clinics reopen, patients and clinicians will continue to weigh the risks and benefits of face-to-face outpatient health care encounters.
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