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hematocrit and hence the red cell mass is persistently elevated. After ruling out the presence of spurious polycythemia, attention should be focused on the causes of true polycythemia, namely primary and secondary polycythemias. Primary polycythemias are disorders in which the erythroid progenitors are hypersensitive to very low levels of erythropoietin(More)
General Practice/Family Medicine is a specialty focused on the provision of comprehensive, continuing, and community oriented, person-centred care. The lack of prestige and the difficulty in attracting trainees to the specialty have been longstanding problems in most countries around the world. In Europe, General Practice/Family Medicine is also hampered(More)
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