Integrative literature review: access to primary healthcare services

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OBJECTIVE: Analyze the scientific production that describes the type of access to primary healthcare services and identify specific populations that have differentiated access to health services. METHOD: An integrative review. For study selection, the following databases were used: PubMed, Scopus, Bireme, and Cinahl. The sample included 22 national and international articles. RESULTS: The results describe the access of specific populations to health services, the access to primary care through health plans and proposed improvements to the access to primary care. CONCLUSION: The access to services is a challenge in many countries and some strategies and policies are implemented to solve and improve primary health care.




Figueira, M. C. E. S., Silva, W. P. da, & Silva, E. M. (2018, May 1). Integrative literature review: access to primary healthcare services. Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem.

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