Jenkins, PF and Thompson, CH and MacDonald, AB, What does the future hold for general medicine?, Medical Journal of Australia, 195, (1) pp. 49-50. ISSN 0025-729X (2011) [Letter or Note in Journal]
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• A resurgence in generalist care, with collaboration between generalists and specialists, is the key to successfully managing patients who present with acute medical conditions.
• Better funded collaborative training programs for general physicians, which promote a diversity of skills and address clinical demand in a proscriptive manner, are needed.
• Research aimed at designing acute services to match local clinical demand is also required.
|Item Type:||Letter or Note in Journal|
|Keywords:||acute medicine, Australia, biomedicine, clinical competence, clinical protocol|
|Research Division:||Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Health services and systems|
|Research Field:||Health services and systems not elsewhere classified|
|Objective Group:||Other health|
|Objective Field:||Other health not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||MacDonald, AB (Dr Alasdair MacDonald)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||10|
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