Primary care is an important form of health access for patients. Primary care involves the widest scope of health care including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and geographic origins, patients seeking to maintain optimal health, and patients with multiple chronic diseases. Common chronic illnesses include
Helping depressed patients past a crisis: most suicidal persons give their primary-care provider an opportunity to intervene, but clinicians often let it slip by. Here's what you should be alert for.(FEATURE)
Dec 01, 2007; As many as three out of four people who commit suicide have seen a primary-care provider within 30 days, statistics show. Yet, in...