ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:
Family medicine, general
Stressed from within and without, family practice could flourish or fade in the coming years.
Apr 2001 Issue
Focus on the Family, Part II: Does a Family Focus Affect Patient Outcomes? [Improving Patient Care]
By being aware of the strengths and limitations of your family focus style, you can help preserve the family in “family practice.”
Mar 2001 Issue
Focus on the Family, Part 1: What Is Your Family Focus Style? [Improving Patient Care]
For some physicians, the family focus goes deeper than simply taking a health history.
Feb 2000 Issue
The Family Physician's Role in Reducing Medical Errors [Improving Patient Care]
The article will explain the kinds of medical errors that are common in medical practice and what physicians can do to improve patient safety.
A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?
Hold on to your heritage as a family physician. It may save the health care system, or at least save your patient from it.
Tomorrow's family physicians need new knowledge and skills to help them be old-fashioned family doctors.
What challenges and opportunities await in the next few years? Here's the answer, from 14 perspectives.
Family physicians from across the country have strongly held and differing views on the clash of practice styles. Is there a solution?