Facilitating the integration of prevention in primary care: a work in progress

Beaulieu, Marie-Dominique
March 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 6, p790
Academic Journal
Comments on a study of a multifaceted intervention delivered by nurses trained in prevention facilitation to improve prevention in primary care. Opinion that the slight improvement does not warrant the increased cost of hiring special nurses; Discussion of the concept of a practice facilitator; Suggestion that the facilitator method should be studied beyond the field of prevention.


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