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Accurate, comprehensive descriptive information on the content of primary care is a need that has been partially met by data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Numerous aspects of primary care were covered in that survey's recent publication. Quantitative data were given for such items as diagnoses, length of visit, reason for visit, and therapeutic measures, to list a few. Not included in the survey, however, was any analysis of healthcare-related tasks performed by various types of primary care providers. An Inventory for Primary Health Care Practice is an ambitious attempt to answer this question. The author lists over
An Inventory for Primary Health Care Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;87:134. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-1-134_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(1):134.
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