Lege Artis Medicinae

[Clinical research, education and patient care; Some reflections on today's aspirations and requirements Part II]

MESTYÁN Gyula

MAY 29, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(09-10)

[There are several aspects to consider when assessing the quality of medical activity and, closely related to this, the competence of the clinic. These include various clinical qualities, which relate to specific services and activities, and social qualities, which relate to the health needs of society. In modern medicine education, the clinical-technical aspects are generally given more emphasis than the social tasks and prevention. It often seems that technical progress, together with specialisation, is developing at the expense of primary care. In other words, we focus more on acute care than on chronic care. ]

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