Concepts, task in family medicine and history of the discipline: Medical education


DİKİCİ M. F., KARTAL M., Alptekin S., Cubukcu M., Ayanoglu A. S., Yaris F.

TURKIYE KLINIKLERI TIP BILIMLERI DERGISI, vol.27, no.3, pp.412-418, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: TURKIYE KLINIKLERI TIP BILIMLERI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.412-418
  • Keywords: family practice, general practitioner, family
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

As in all other specialties of medicine, the discipline and specialty of family medicine was developed upon need. With this article, our aim was to review family medicine by its key features including definitions and the history. So that family medicine, depending on the basic principles like continuous, comprehensive, coordinated health-care access, will be understood easier.