(also primary health care)
Definition of primary care in English:
Health care provided in the community for people making an initial approach to a medical practitioner or clinic for advice or treatment: GPs occupy key positions in primary care [as modifier]: primary care services
More example sentences
- In the Australian healthcare system general practitioners provide the most accessible primary health care for adolescents.
- The aim of this study was to identify referral pathways from primary care for women with ovarian cancer.
- Having health insurance was associated with utilization of both primary health care and drug treatment.
Definition of primary care in:
- US English dictionary
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