The Continuous Morbidity Registration Nijmegen; A Database for Longitudinal Epidemiology in Primary Care.

  • C. van Weel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 30)


One of the most characteristic aspects of family medicine/general practice is continuing comprehensive health care for individuals, provided over a longer period of time. As a consequence a scientific basis for family practice is to be found in the insight into the “natural” history of common symptoms and diseases; and in long term illness patterns in groups of patients.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Family Physician Varicose Vein Illness Episode Morbidity Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. van Weel
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineKatholieke Universiteit NijmegenNijmegenthe Netherlands

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