Definition of terms and concepts applicable to clinical preventive medicine

  title={Definition of terms and concepts applicable to clinical preventive medicine},
  author={Joseph Stokes and Jay Noren and Sidney Shindell},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
This article defines the terms and concepts applied to the teaching of clinical preventive medicine by the Curriculum Development Project—a joint venture of the Center for Educational Development in Health (CEDH) at Boston University and the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine Foundation (ATPMF). 
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