interdisciplinary teamwork

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A frequently used approach to problem solving in public health, in which professional staff from several disciplines work collaboratively on complex cases, such as those involving public or personal health problems associated with poverty, unemployment, or ethnic tension, preferably with case conferences and periodic assessments of progress. Examples include a team comprising a nurse, social worker, psychologist, representative of a religious faith, and physician.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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