The Transitioning Trajectory. The transitioning trajectory consists of two or three phases. Patients who detach and immediately source an available family physician go directly from detachment to attachment (1). Patients who spend a period without a physician while searching for a one pass through unattachment en route to attachment (2). For this group attachment can only be achieved if a new regular physician is sourced (3).
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