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Patient- or person-centred practice in medicine? – A review of concepts
Background Person-centred practice in medicine may provide solutions to several pressing problems in health care, including the cost of services, poor outcomes in chronic care and the rise inExpand
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Harm reduction in practice – The Community Oriented Substance Use Programme in Tshwane
Background The Community Oriented Substance Use Programme (COSUP) is the first publicly funded, community-based programmatic response to the use of illegal substances in South Africa. It is foundedExpand
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Medical student participation in community-based experiential learning: reflections from first exposure to making the diagnosis
Abstract Background: Fifth-year medical students from the University of Pretoria participated in a four-week rotation in the primary care clinics of a large metropolitan centre. An academicExpand
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Learning person-centred consultation skills in clinical medicine: A randomised controlled case study.
  • J. M. Louw, J. Hugo
  • Medicine
  • South African family practice : official journal…
  • 6 July 2020
BACKGROUND Training institutions need to ensure that healthcare students learn the skills to conduct person-centred consultations. We studied changes in person-centred practice over time following aExpand
Why high tech needs high touch: Supporting continuity of community primary health care
Background Integrated care through community-oriented primary care (COPC) deployed through municipal teams of community health workers (CHWs) has been part of health reform in South Africa sinceExpand