PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of jroyalcgpracBJGP at RCGPBJGP at PubMed CentralJ R Coll Gen Pract at PubMed CentralRCGP homepage
 
J R Coll Gen Pract. 1980 April; 30(213): 216–219.
PMCID: PMC2159454

Specialization in general practice *

Abstract

Ideas about general practitioner specialism may have been hampered in the past because of the three models of general practitioner specialism — in the hospital service, the fee-earning specialoid or the general practitioner obstetrician — none of which is satisfactory.

However, general practitioner specialism can be justified in guaranteeing standards by concentrating groups of patients, accepting responsibility, and planning care. Medico-political changes may be needed to achieve improvement in clinical standards.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (846K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Horder JP. Physicians and family doctors: a new relationship. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1977 Jul;27(180):391–397. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Gugler R, Lindstaedt H, Miederer S, Möckel W, Rohner HG, Schmitz H, Székessy T. Cimetidine for anastomotic ulcers after partial gastrectomy. A randomized controlled trial. N Engl J Med. 1979 Nov 15;301(20):1077–1080. [PubMed]

Articles from The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners are provided here courtesy of Royal College of General Practitioners