Les soins primaires : une définition du champ pour développer la recherche

Abstract : Background - Research in the field of primary care has dramatically increased in France in recent years, especially since 2013 with the introduction of primary care as a thematic priority for research proposals launched by the Ministry of Health (Direction générale de l'offre de soins). Material and methods - The RECaP (Research in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health) network is a French research network supported by Inserm, which recently implemented a specific working group focusing on research in primary care, based on a multidisciplinary approach. Researchers from different specialties participate in this group. The first aim of the group was to reach a common definition of the perimeter and of the panel of healthcare professionals and structures potentially involved in the field of primary care. For this purpose, a selection of different data sets of sources defining primary care was analyzed by the group, each participant collecting a set of sources, from which a synthesis was made and discussed. Results - A definition of primary care at different levels (international, European and French) was summarized. A special attention was given to the French context in order to adapt the perimeter to the characteristics of the French healthcare system, notably by illustrating the different key elements of the definition with the inclusion of primary care actors and the type of practice premises. Conclusion - In conclusion, this work illustrates the diversity of primary care in France and the potential offered for research purposes.
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Mélanie Afonso, Antoine Bénard, Anthony Chapron, Kenora Chau, Eric Doussiet, et al.. Les soins primaires : une définition du champ pour développer la recherche. Epidemiology and Public Health / Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, Elsevier Masson, 2018, 66 (2), pp.157-162. ⟨10.1016/j.respe.2017.09.004⟩. ⟨hal-01708871v2⟩



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