Respiratory: The Top Reason Patients Come to Primary Care

May 13, 2015

This slideshow highlights facts and figures about the number 1 diagnostic category in primary care.

In “Top 10 Reasons Why Patients Come to Primary Care,” we took a closer look at what brings patients to your office-and not the specialty office down the street-the leading diagnostic categories in primary care practice.This slideshow highlights the number 1 diagnostic category in primary care: respiratory diseases. Specific respiratory diagnoses featured here include pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung cancer. See the following for key facts and figures about the main reason for patient visits to primary care offices.