Primary care can be called as the first line of health care. Primary care involves a network or health professionals including general practioners, physicians, nurses, therapists, and even dieticians as well as pharmacists. Primary health care includes the patient care in different phases starting from diseases prevention to disease follow ups. Primary health care is a stage of medical practice where doctor-patient interaction is very important. Primary care is a health management or a health care process including even personal hygiene and health care. This includes dental health care, eye care, pharmaceutical services etc. Primary care providers play a central role in maintaining the community health and dissemination of health services.
Primary care or primary health care journals are purely non-academic journals, completely based on health practicing and specialties. These journals deal with different issues that a primary care provider faces during the course of his service. The specificity in the content that the journal handles makes it a largely accessed journal for physicians and primary health care providers. Journal of General Practice is such an open access journal that deals with various issues in primary health care and health care services. This journal is one of the best upcoming medical journals preferred by physicians and health consultants all over the globe.
Last date updated on June, 2014