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Revista de Saúde Pública

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NORONHA, José Carvalho de; OLIVEIRA, Jane de Araujo; RODRIGUES, Ricardo Donato  and  LANDMANN, Jayme. Reorganization of an outpatient dispensary aiming at a Primary Health Care Programme: experience of the Rio de Janeiro University Teaching Hospital. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1977, vol.11, n.4, pp.429-443. ISSN 1518-8787.

After discussing some aspects of dispensary medical care, proposals on the reorganization of the outpatient Department of the Rio de Janeiro University Teaching Hospital in an attempt to establish a Primary Health Care Programme are presented. The findings of a survey on utilization patterns of the oupatient services are also presented. Some teaching aspects of the programme are discussed.

Keywords : Ambulatory care; Hospital outpatient clinics; Medical assistance; Primary health care.

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