Table 2

GPs main action upon first presentation.

GP's main action (n of patients = 84)n%
Acute admission33.6
Referral to an outpatient clinic11.2
Referral to chest X-ray2934.5
Treatment for lung infection1517.9
Intensified treatment for chronic disease33.6
Treatment for new suspected disease78.3
Only blood tests56.0
Referral to physiotherapy33.6
Other investigations22.4
Wait and see1113.1
Lung cancer found by chance22.4
Missing information33.6