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Primary care : understanding health need and demand

Author: Anne Rogers; Heather Elliott
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2016.
Series: National Primary Care Research and Development Centre series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'How many general practitioners ended up in their roles thanks to a faint breeze nudging them in a given direction? How many successes resulted from failure? Some of the most successful practices were built up from nothing, and some of the happiest doctors spent time not being doctors. Despite the element that fate plays in career paths it is prudent to make plans - ' A career in general practice offers many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Rogers; Heather Elliott
ISBN: 9781315348728 1315348721 9781315384627 1315384620 9781498789523 1498789528
OCLC Number: 1035845283
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Patient need, demand and use of primary care --
3. Perspectives in the study of service utilization --
4. Help-seeking and health care as a social process --
5. The relevance of lay concepts and experience of illness for help-seeking --
6. The relevance of social networks to help-seeking --
7. Individual self-care and lay care provided by others --
8. Organizational factors influencing demand for, and use of, services --
9. The impact of information on lay decision-making --
10. Implications for future research.
Series Title: National Primary Care Research and Development Centre series.
Responsibility: Anne Rogers and Heather Elliott.

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Examines the key factors shaping the relationship between demand for, and use of, primary care. It provides a picture with which to inform the planning of appropriate, acceptable and responsive  Read more...

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