Longitudinal Care

  • Tennyson Williams
  • George H. Bonnell
  • Leonard G. Paul
  • Douglas A. Rund
  • Larry vande Creek


The family is the major means by which long-term relationships and care exist in our culture. The consideration of longitudinal care is focused through the family and the provision of longitudinal care of families should be considered the sine qua non of family medicine.


Family Physician Family Practice Anticipatory Guidance Family Life Cycle National High Blood Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tennyson Williams
  • George H. Bonnell
  • Leonard G. Paul
  • Douglas A. Rund
  • Larry vande Creek

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