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Continuing Care: The Management of Chronic Disease.

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Edited by Hasler John, Schofield Theo. . 322 pages. Oxford General Practice Series 7.. Oxford University Press; , London: , 1984.. $26.95 (paperback).


Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(4):568. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-102-4-568_1
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Medical education lags in training doctors to meet the needs of the increasing number of patients with chronic diseases. Medical schools generally place more emphasis on the scientific aspects of disease than on the patient as a person. The authors of this book, family practice trainers in the Oxford area, present a holistic approach to care of the chronically ill. Throughout the book the behavioural aspects of illness and compliance are addressed and a team approach advocated. The authors urge a change in attitude, better practice organization, and more appropriate education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels if there is

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