How unique is continuity of care? A review of continuity and related concepts.

  title={How unique is continuity of care? A review of continuity and related concepts.},
  author={Annemarie A. Uijen and Henk Schers and François Georges Schellevis and Wil J H M van den Bosch},
  journal={Family practice},
  volume={29 3},
BACKGROUND The concept of 'continuity of care' has changed over time and seems to be entangled with other care concepts, for example coordination and integration of care. These concepts may overlap, and differences between them often remain unclear. OBJECTIVE In order to clarify the confusion of tongues and to identify core values of these patient-centred concepts, we provide a historical overview of continuity of care and four related concepts: coordination of care, integration of care… CONTINUE READING

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