Toward the Measurement of Primary Care

The renaissance of rhetoric about primary care-“continuous, coordinated, comprehensive, family-centered”-has paralleled the growth of entrants into formal training programs. The extent to which primary care is actually practiced this way has not been examined, nor have the routes to preparing for it. A preliminary set of measurements is suggested.

Author(s): Chris Holmes; Robert L. Kane; Marilyn Ford; Jess Fowler

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Volume 56, Issue 2 (pages 231–252)
Published in 1978