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Family Health Care - Russell J. Sawa

Family Health Care

By: Russell J. Sawa (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1992
ISBN: 9780803947498
Number Of Pages: 297

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More effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation will be the outcome of including the family unit in the delivery of primary care, as opposed to primary care aimed solely at individuals. This is the proposal explored by this volume's interdisciplinary contributors, who discuss theory, practice, education and research methodology related to primary care.

Paradigm Shift
Toward a New Vision of Family Medicine
Recent Changes in Family Life and New Challenges in Primary Care
Family Systems Theory and Medical Illness
Linkages Between Family Theories and Primary Health Care
Family Theory in Family Medicine
Research on Family Health Care
A Methodological Overview
An Ethnographic Approach to Family Research in Primary Care
New Directions in the Methodology of Family-Oriented Health Care Research
Comments on Methods
The Family in Primary Care
Different Portraits of Medical Practice
Model Conflict in Training Physicians to 'Think Family'
Exemplars of Family-Oriented Care - How Do We Know What They Do?
Three Ways of Thinking
Family Medicine
A Time for Clarity
Issues in the Adoption of a Family Approach by Practicing Family Physicians
A Potential Model for Intervention in Family Practice
Family Interventions in Physical Health
The Family in Family Practice
Expanding our Horizons
Visions of the Future
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ISBN: 9780803947498
ISBN-10: 0803947496
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 297
Published: 1st September 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.07  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.46