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The Nature of General Family Practice

583 clinical vignettes in family medicine An alternative approach to syllabus development

  • Editors
  • W. E. Fabb
  • J. R. Marshall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 1-17
  3. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 19-37
  4. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 39-49
  5. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 51-59
  6. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 61-65
  7. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 67-78
  8. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 79-82
  9. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 83-93
  10. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 95-101
  11. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 103-108
  12. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 109-124
  13. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 125-132
  14. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 133-148
  15. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 149-154
  16. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 155-171
  17. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 173-189
  18. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 191-204
  19. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 205-226
  20. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 227-246
  21. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 247-254
  22. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 255-259
  23. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 261-278
  24. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 279-289
  25. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 291-300
  26. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 301-306
  27. W. E. Fabb, J. R. Marshall
    Pages 307-315
  28. Back Matter
    Pages 317-660

About this book

Introduction

The idea of producing this book of case histories from general family prac­ tice was only a twinkle in the editors' eyes until October 1980, when in a room in the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, the editors met with John Fry, Joseph Levenstein and Bill Jackson to discuss new book projects. The idea was put to the group, which endorsed it enthusiastically. Encouraged by this and by John Fry's advice, the conception of The Nature of General Family Practice took place. It was agreed that to illustrate the universal nature of general family prac­ tice it would be useful to collect case histories from all around the world, that for preference they should be brief, and that they should be ac­ companied by major questions and sub-questions, but no answers. The name 'Vignettes' was applied to these cases and their questions. Subsequently, well over a hundred family physicians were asked by letter to provide ten vignettes. Sixty doctors from ten countries accepted the invitation and forwarded their contributions during the second half of 1981. Almost all of those who, for a variety of reasons were unable to contribute, said they liked the idea and looked forward to using the final product. Altogether, over 600 vignettes were received, and 583 selected for final inclusion.

Keywords

family medicine medicine

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-6595-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1983
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-6597-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-6595-9
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