General practice provides coordinated and improved health care to individuals and families in their communities in order to get rid of the diseases and disabilities in them. It is an important part of medical care throughout the world. It involves a complete group of different and specific components of medical care like physical, social and psychological factors in human society.
General practice is an essential part of medical care throughout the world. GPs are also the first point of contact for most patients. The majority of the work is carried out during consultations in the surgery and during home visits.
General practice provide a complete spectrum of care within the local community: dealing with problems that often combine physical, psychological and social components. They increasingly work in teams with other professions, helping patients to take responsibility for their own health.
Related Journals of General Practice
British Journal of General Practice, European Journal of General Practice.