Community-Oriented Primary Care: From Principle to Practice by Paul A., M.D. Nutting

By Paul A., M.D. Nutting

The yank wellbeing and fitness care procedure is rediscovering the significance of basic care. This booklet, first released in 1987 by way of the U.S. division of wellbeing and fitness and Human companies, is an invaluable source for basic care practitioners, educators, and researchers dedicated to fundamental care and drawn to increasing basic care actions past the confines of the reading room.

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Starting with Simple Tools Similarly, the process of addressing the community's health problems can be seen as a set of alternative strategies that can vary widely, ranging from the simple to the often more rigorous activities of the mature COPC practice. The activities of each of the four functions can be approached at differing levels of rigor with differing costs and requirements for practitioner time and energy. At the most basic level, practitioners can rely on subjective information gleaned from the practice Page xxviii impressions of their professional colleagues and the wealth of information that can be mined from the opinions and experience of individuals from the community.

The clinician engaged in a COPC practice should be more sensitive to early changes in the profile of community health problems and thereby able to mobilize community health resources for an early response. Perhaps most importantly, engaging in a COPC practice can lead to a deeper sense of satisfaction with the practice of primary care. In a health care arena that values and rewards high technology over primary care, COPC offers an opportunity to act fully on the important principles that have guided the practice of medicine for centuries.

16522. H. H. Robert L. 16823. H. Kaia M. 17424. "Piggybacking": The Selective Use of Tracer-Conditions from Patient-Based Data to Obtain Population-Based Information Useful for COPC William L. 17925. Community-Oriented Occupational Health Services Gregory R. 18726. Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Disorders: Opportunities for COPC Douglas B. 19627. Oral Health Problems in the Community William R. 20128. Examining the Distribution of Care in the Community Paul A. 21229. Acute Self Limited Illness Indexing as a Tool in COPC Charles E.

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