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Core Values in Primary Care

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7169.1394c (Published 14 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1394
  1. Roger Jones
  1. Wolfson professor of general practice, Guy's, King's, and St Thomas's School of Medicine, London

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    Ed Mike Pringle

    BMJ Books, £25, pp 128

    ISBN 0 7279 1268 2

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    Twenty years ago the US Institute of Medicine enunciated, perhaps a little ironically, the four fundamental principles of primary care:accessibility, comprehensiveness, coordination, and continuity. These principles represent an enduring framework for considering and evaluating the contribution that a primary care sector makes to a healthcare system. In this edited collection of essays from the BMJ an international cast of contributors explores these and other aspects of primary …

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