Reference : The words of prevention, part I: changing the model
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Human health sciences : General & internal medicine
The words of prevention, part I: changing the model
Jamoulle, Marc mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > > > Doct. sc. médicales (Bologne)]
Gavilan, Enrique []
Cardoso, Raquel Val []
Mariño, Maria Ana []
Pizzanelli, Miguel []
Revista Brasileira de Medicina de Família e Comunidade
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina de Familia e Comunidade
Yes (verified by ORBi)
Rio de Janeiro
[en] quaternary prevention ; terminology ; family physician
Objective: This part I article explores the different meanings of relevant keywords for General Practice/Family Medicine (GP/FM) in the prevention domain. The aim is to contribute to information process in GP/FM by keeping in line with the main terms used in health care organization. Methods: Important keywords for GP/FM in the prevention domain were selected. Then, a search was carried out on the main sources in GP/FM databases, as well as in Medical Subject Heading and major terminological databases available online. Results and Discussion: There is discrepancy between the conceptual contents of major prevention models amongst the usual bibliographic sources of knowledge in GP/FM in particular and medicine in general. Conclusion: For GP/FM, distribution of preventive activities is now firmly established on a new constructivist model, privileging the doctor-patient relationships and introducing a cybernetic thinking on the health care activities with a special commitment to ethics and the positive duty of beneficence.
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