El Médico Familiar Rural en la Sala de Emergencia

Tara Johnson Bruns


El presentel artículo discute los conocimientos y habilidades en medicina de emergencia que un médico de familia que practica en áreas rurales debe poseer. Adicionalmente, un médico de emergencias comparte recomendaciones para médicos de familia rurales basándose en un estudio epidemiológico que busca las principales quejas realizadas en un pequeño hospital rural en el Ecuador.

Palabras clave

Medicina familiar; medicina rural; emergencia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i3.162

DOI (VER EN LÍNEA): http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i3.162.g225

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