Clinical and community issues in primary care

February 1995
American Family Physician;2/15/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p682
Academic Journal
Reports that the National Health Service Corps of the United States Public Health Service has developed new educational materials that address issues in primary care. Use of materials for understanding practice settings, social conditions and disease patterns; Contact information.


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