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Proc R Soc Med. 1966 November; 59(11 Pt 1): 1149–1153.
PMCID: PMC1901288

Family Limitation

Abstract

Dr Robert Smith surveys the history of birth control and sounds a warning for the future of mankind, if the population explosion is allowed to continue unchecked.

He stresses the importance of the role of the general practitioner in the limitation of births.

Sir Theodore Fox describes the work of the Family Planning Association and stresses that, increasingly, this is a specialist service covering all aspects of fertility.

He also feels that the general practitioner has a role in family planning.

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  • PARKES AS. BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE POPULATION EXPLOSION. Nature. 1964 Oct 24;204:320–322. [PubMed]
  • Smith R, Curwen MP, Chamberlain J, Butterfield WJ. The woolwich and erith project. Planning a community health service. Lancet. 1966 Mar 19;1(7438):650–654. [PubMed]

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