Primary Care Informatics is…

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The scientific study of data, information and ordering propecia issues knowledge, and how they can be modelled, processed or harnessed to promote health and develop patient-centred primary medical care.

Its methods reflect the biopsychosocial model of primary healthcare and the longitudinal relationships between patients and professionals.

Its context is levitra on women one in which patients present with unstructured problems to specially trained primary care professionals who adopt a heuristic approach to decision making within the consultation.

Simon de Lusignan, Primary Care Informatics, LONDON SW17 0RE. 8th July 2002

This definition was accepted for publication – ┬áJAMIA 2003