Using a family history tool to prevent chronic diseases

Weir, Erica
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p631
Academic Journal
Deals with the use of family health history as a tool for preventing chronic diseases. Discussion on family history as an important risk factor for common chronic diseases; Improvement of the collection and use of family health history in public health and primary care; Barriers to the collection and interpretation of family health history in the clinical setting.


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