Table of contents for Primary care : balancing health needs, services, and technology / Barbara Starfield.


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I. Primary Care and Health
1. Primary Care and its Relationship to Health
2. A Framework for Measuring Primary Care
3. Morbidity in Primary Care
II. Primary Care Practice
4. Describing Primary Care
5. Primary Care, Subspecialists, and Non-Physician Practitioners
6. Primary Care in the Context of Health Systems
III. Acountability in Primary Care
7. Accessibility and First-contact Use: The Gate
8. Patient Person-Focused Care Over Time
9. Practitioner-Patient Interactions
10. Comprehensiveness of Care: Who Should Provide What
11. Coordination of Care: Putting it All Together
IV. Patients and Populations
12. Quality of Primary Care: A Clinical View
13. Evaluation of Primary Care: A Population View
14. Public health and Community- Oriented Primary Care
V. Health Policy and Primary Care
15. Primary Care Systems in Western Industrialized Nations
16. Information Systems for Primary Care
17. Primary Care Research Needs
18. Health Policies to Achieve Effectiveness and Equity
Acknowledgements
Epilogue
Appendix: Primary Care Assessment Tool



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Primary care (Medicine)
Primary care (Medicine) -- United States.
Medical care.