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Table 2 Expectations of Process of Care

From: Psychiatric outpatient consultation for seniors. Perspectives of family physicians, consultants, and patients / family: A descriptive study

  (N = 67)
  Psychiatrist FP* Patient/Informant
  N % N % N %
Assess and return patient to FP 54 80.6 28 43.1 16 24.2
Assess, treat short term, and return to FP 7 10.4 34 52.3 4 6.1
Assess, transfer care to psychiatrist 3 4.5 2 3.1 12 18.2
Other 1 1.5 1 1.5 2 3
No expectation 0 0 0 0 21 31.8
Don't know 2 3 0 0 11 16.7
Total 67 100 65** 100 66** 100
  1. *FP = Family physician
  2. **excludes missing values