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    DescriptionWhat is really happening in the world of primary care today? This is an easy to read no-nonsense account that provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of primary care theory and reviews the future of general practice from an international perspective. Particular emphasis is placed on innovations in developing countries and lessons for modernising primary care organisations in the West. There are also helpful healthcare system summaries of twenty-four countries. Primary Care in the Twenty-first Century provides a vital overview for healthcare policy makers and shapers. Primary healthcare professionals with an interest in learning from best practice from around the world will find this book invaluable as will students of medicine and nursing and international health and patient organisations.


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    Title
    Primary Care in the Twenty-First Century
    Subtitle
    An International Perspective
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Geoff Meads, Foreword by Yvonne Carter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857757118
    ISBN 10: 1857757114
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    BISAC V2.8: MED095000
    BIC subject category V2: MBPC
    DC22: 362.172
    Thema V1.0: MBPC
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    1st New edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    "'This book is a welcome addition to the literature on international primary care. It illuminates the importance of comparative models in different healthcare systems and deals systematically with the subject. Understanding the issues that face primary care teams around the world is an important concept in preparing for future challenges and this book clearly, concisely and very readably summarises the global story.' Yvonne Carter, in the Foreword"
    Table of contents
    International Approach * Future options for family medicine * The extended general practice * The managed care enterprise * The reformed polyclinic * The district health system * The community development system * The outreach franchise * Transferable learning.