General practice is a branch of medical science dealing with person centered care for injured or illed patients. The main role of a general practitioner is to relieve personal disease in all its forms as well as to ensure personal, primary and continuing care to individuals. General practitioners are medical professionals who can take care of patients irrespective of the disease. General Practitioner should have skills in diagnosis, care, cure and palliation. General Practice can also be informally called as family medicine since it is not confined to a particular age group or disease. It includes management of primary care, acute and chronic health problems, community health, as well as maintenance of doctor- patient relationship.
General Practice journals deals with the issues related to general practitioners and family doctors and research personals in the field of primary care. These journals dealing with the current issues in health care and medicine helps to provide upgraded information in this field of research. The articles dealing with general practice help in improving the patients understanding on care provision. The target readers of these journals include medical professionals, academic researchers, doctors and other policy makers as well as general community.
Last date updated on June, 2014