The Role of Research in Primary Care Medicine

  • Peter Curtis


Many scholarly books have been written about research in the biological sciences and on research methods in disciplines ranging from genetics to medical anthropology. In this book it would be impossible to address comprehensively the research needs and interests of all academic physicians, particularly those who have had specialized research training. Our aim is to help generalists, particularly in primary care, to learn some basic research principles and to guide them to more detailed readings and sources. Throughout the discussion our approach is pragmatic and basic. We choose to present fundamentals without apology because few physicians, in our experience, have received an introduction to the conduct of clinical investigation.


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