PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.58, no.10, pp.1037-1041, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
BackgroundIn Turkey, a mandatory referral system is not used. Caregivers, for their children, present directly to health-care providers at all levels. This allows patients to present directly to university hospitals. In this study, reasons for university hospital-treatment seeking by caregivers for child health problems is discussed.