On medical knowledge


Blurring the borders between public health and clinical practices conveys outstanding epistemological consequences

 

Unger, JP., Morales, I., De Paepe, P. et al. Integrating clinical and public health knowledge in support of joint medical practice. BMC Health Serv Res 20, 1073 (2020).

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05886-z


https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-020-05886-z


Everybody speaks about biopsychosocial care delivery. What does it mean in practice? Here are two examples

 

        Family therapy in general practice in LMICs settings

 

Quinet A et al. Family Therapy in Developing Countries Primary Care. J Fam Med Dis Prev 2015;1:006


https://clinmedjournals.org/articles/jfmdp/jfmdp-1-006.pdf

 

         Social assistance in medical practice (in Belgium)

 

Unger JP, Shelmerdine S, van der Veer C, & Roland M (2016) How can GPs Best Handle Social Determinants in Practice? Application in the Brussels Environment. J Fam Med Dis Prev. 2016 ;2:025 ;2, 1

 http://clinmedjournals.org/articles/jfmdp/journal-of-family-medicine-and-disease-prevention-jfmdp-2-025.php?jid=jfmdp 

 

A methodology to help doctors and public health programs designing their own disease control programs in LMICs medical practice

 

Unger J.-P., Criel B., Mercenier P. The Vertical Approach - A methodology for the identification of priorities for action and research  in disease control programs. Studies in Health Service Organization and Policy 1998; 8: 17-43.