Each term in the definition is summarized in a box on pages 16–17 and is explained in the text following the box. The definition is based on a 1978 IOM definition (IOM, 1978), but it stresses the importance of the patient-clinician relationship (a) as understood in the context of the patient's family and community and (b) as facilitated and augmented by teams and integrated delivery systems.
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