Primary health care research--essential but disadvantaged.

  title={Primary health care research--essential but disadvantaged.},
  author={Julie J Yallop and Brian R Mcavoy and Joanne L. Croucher and Andrew Tonkin and Leon Piterman},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={185 2},
Primary health care is the foundation of effective, sustainable population health and is associated with higher patient satisfaction and reduced aggregate health spending. Although improving patient care requires a sound evidence base, rigorously designed studies remain under-represented in primary care research. The pace of research activity in general practice and the rate and quality of publications do not match the pace of structural change or the level of funding provided. Recruitment… CONTINUE READING

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