1st Edition

Primary Care in Urban Disadvantaged Communities

By Joe Kai, Chris Drinkwater Copyright 2004

    This approach to a common problem differs from classical texts by concentrating on clear, concise presentations of standard and advanced techniques in inguinal herniorrhaphy, and assumes that the underlying anatomy and pathology is already understood by the reader. It is a high-level reference, written by and for experts in the field.

    Making surprising things happen: building primary care in urban disadvantaged communities. Riverside community health project: workers' stories. Foxhill - an out of the ordinary storey of inner city teamwork. Community oriented approaches to health: reconciling individual and community needs. Sustaining a healthy workforce. Community development and primary health care. Community action on health: marrying community development and primary care. Sure start making a difference?: a patient's perspective. The flower 125 health club. Smoking cessation. Second chancers: community cardiac rehabilitation in the inner city. A whole system approach to change in mental health services. Responding to the needs of older people. Happy hearts. Facilitating work, social support and health in ethically diverse community. A primary care clinic for drug dependence. Engaging with the messy world of primary care and urban communities.


    Joe Kai, Chris Drinkwater