ISSN 2182-5173
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Basic information

The Portuguese Journal of General Practice and Family Medicine (PJGPF) is the official publication of the Portuguese Association of General Practitioners. The journal aims to contribute to the development of the speciality of Family Medicine and to the improvement of primary health care by publishing key research articles, epidemiological and clinical studies, papers on the administration of health services and education, review articles, clinical practice reports, case studies, opinion pieces and other related works. First published in 1984, it is presently published bimonthly (six issues per year).

The abbreviated title Rev Port Med Geral Fam must be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographical captions. 


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