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Through ninety-five in-depth interviews with primary care physicians (PCPs) workingin different settings, as well as medical students and residents, Practice Under Pressure provides rich insight into the everyday lives of generalist physicians in the early twenty-first century├╣their work, stresses, hopes, expectations, and values. Timothy Hoff supports this dialogue with secondary data, statistics, and in-depth comparisons that capture the changing face of primary care medicine├╣larger numbers of younger, female, and foreign-born physicians.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-v
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-vii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Chapter 1: The Transformation of Primary Care in the United States
  2. pp. 1-24
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  1. Part I
  2. pp. 25-25
  1. Chapter 2: A Typical Workday in Primary Care
  2. pp. 27-40
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  1. Chapter 3: How the Primary Care Workday Has Changed
  2. pp. 41-63
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  1. Chapter 4: Leaving Hospital Work Behind
  2. pp. 64-82
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  1. Chapter 5: The Routine and Nonroutine of Primary Care Work
  2. pp. 83-98
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  1. Part II
  2. pp. 99-99
  1. Chapter 6: Younger and Older Physicians in Primary Care
  2. pp. 101-129
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  1. Chapter 7: Women in Primary Care
  2. pp. 130-153
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  1. Chapter 8: International Medical Graduates in Primary Care
  2. pp. 154-169
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  1. Part III
  2. pp. 170-170
  1. Chapter 9: The Medical Home Primary Care Savior?
  2. pp. 173-193
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  1. Chapter 10: No Quick Fix An Incremental Approach to Helping Primary Care
  2. pp. 194-210
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  1. Appendix: How the Study Was Conducted
  2. pp. 211-219
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 221-232
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 233-235
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  1. About the Author
  2. pp. 236-236
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813548357
Related ISBN
9780813546759
MARC Record
OCLC
593315777
Pages
208
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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