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Missed Appointments: Factors Contributing to Patient No-Show in Outpatient Hospital Clinics in Tehran, Iran

Somayeh Anisi 1 , Ehsan Zarei 2 , Mahnaz Sabzi 3 , * and Mohammad Chehrazi 4
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1 Health Services Management, Imam Hussein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Imam Hussein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: August 2018, 19 (8); e63238
  • Published Online: July 2, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 25, 2017
  • Revised: May 13, 2018
  • Accepted: May 19, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.63238

To Cite: Anisi S, Zarei E, Sabzi M, Chehrazi M. Missed Appointments: Factors Contributing to Patient No-Show in Outpatient Hospital Clinics in Tehran, Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2018 ; 19(8):e63238. doi: 10.5812/semj.63238.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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