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Primary Health Care – Consequences of its Destruction in Germany?

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2018.0291-0295

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Heinz-Harald Abholz

Keywords: family doctor health care system primary health care; specialist

Summary: The principles of primary care work by family doctors and the advantages of a primary health care system for patients, society and generalists as well as specialists are shown. Due to the destruction of the structural-organizational framework for a primary health care system in Germany negative effects are obvious.


(State: 16.07.2018)

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