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Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2007 Jul-Sep;19(3):229-34.

Primary health care for young people in Australia.

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Department of General Practice, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Westmead NSW, Australia. mkang@med.usyd.edu.au

Abstract

This article gives an overview of the primary health care system and the evolution of adolescent medicine and health care in Australia over the past three decades. The various ways that Australian young people come into contact with different elements of primary health care are described, as well as research findings into improving young people's access to and quality of primary health care. Challenges and future directions are discussed.

PMID:
17937138
DOI:
10.1515/ijamh.2007.19.3.229
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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