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Family medicine, general

Apr 2002 Issue
Why We're In the Mess We're In [Feature]

Three forces are making it difficult to be a family physician today, but there are reasons to be optimistic.


Feb 2002 Issue
Precepting: Help Yourself While Helping Medical Students [Balancing Act]

The author describes how precepting medical students can reenergize you and help prevent burnout.


Feb 2002 Issue
Results From the FPM Practice Self-Test [Improving Patient Care]

The article shares data from the Family Practice Management Practice Self-Test, in which roughly 1000 family physicians ranked the value of interventions such as e-mail communication and chronic disease registries in improving patient care and service.


Sep 2001 Issue
Is It Time to Re-examine Family Practice? [Feature]

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.


Feb 2000 Issue
Are the Edges of Family Practice Being Worn Away? [Feature]

A variety of forces, from hospitalists to burnout, may be chipping away at family physicians' scope of practice. Should you be concerned?


Jan 2000 Issue
Building the Future of Health Care on the Foundations of Family Practice [Feature]

Hold on to your heritage as a family physician. It may save the health care system, or at least save your patient from it.


Jan 2000 Issue
Practicing in the New Millennium: Do You Have What It Takes? [Feature]

Tomorrow's family physicians need new knowledge and skills to help them be old-fashioned family doctors.


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