primary medical care

pri·mar·y med·i·cal care

care of a patient by a member of the health care system who has initial contact with the patient.

pri·mar·y med·i·cal care

(prīmar-ē medi-kăl kār)
Patient care by member of health care system who has initial contact with patient.
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Only 38.4% of those interviewed in the experimental locality and 29.6% of those interviewed in the test locality specified the preventive measures protocol named Algorithms of actions to be taken by primary medical care professionals for healthy lifestyle promotion, Prevention of risk factors of key socially significant diseases (Tulebayev et al., 2007) as being used in their preventive practices.
The Haight Ashbury Free Clinics and Walden House, two iconic 1960s nonprofit health care agencies, joined forces in July 2011 to provide primary medical care and addiction treatment services to the most vulnerable members of society.
"The Supreme Court decision maintains already-launched initiatives that support wider implementation of the patient-centered medical home and that value primary medical care through payment incentives for primary care physicians," said Dr.
Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) describes Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) as being located in either rural or urban areas using criteria to determine whether or not to designate as having a shortage of primary medical care, dental, or mental health providers.
ER visits also were associated with poor access to primary medical care, which was more prevalent among adults with disabilities.
Over the past years after the implementation of this program the country has a modern and efficient free primary medical care service, consisting of a network of rural health units (SVP), district and municipal health centers.
"This could wipe out the progress of ensuring that low-income Americans have access to primary medical care," Dr.
The DART team has three main areas of expertise: water purification, primary medical care and engineering assistance.
"This could wipe out the progress of ensuring that low-income Amencans have access to primary medical care," Dr.
Since its inception, the idea of delivering primary medical care by phone has been flawed and subject to numerous complaints.
Jum Al Balushi, head of the team at DCAS, said the pupils were given primary medical care on the spot after some of them passed out due to heat exhaustion.

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