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What is general practice? 

What is general practice?
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What is general practice?
Author(s):

Chantal Simon

, Hazel Everitt

, Françoise van Dorp

, and Matt Burkes

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199671038.003.0001
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date: 23 October 2019

What is general practice?

General practice in the UK

Good medical practice for GPs

Stress in general practice

General practice within the wider NHS

Organizations important to general practice

Practice in other countries

Generalism describes a philosophy of practice which is person, not disease, centred; continuous, not episodic; integrates biotechnical and biographical perspectives; and views health as a resource for living and not an end in itself...

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