Physicians Feel Ill-Equipped To Treat Autism, Survey Says
More barriers exist for physicians when treating autism than other neurodevelopmental conditions, according to a survey of physicians published this week the in the journal Pediatrics.
Barriers include lack of care coordination, issues with reimbursement for treatment and too little physician education. Plus, physicians say, patients are using complementary alternative medicine and families are skeptical of traditional medicine and vaccines, according to the survey.
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