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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1977 October; 27(183): 592–595.
PMCID: PMC2158520

Genetic diseases in general practice


Genetic diseases are important to family doctors. I have analysed my role as a Dutch general practitioner in caring for patients with such disorders and describe this with some examples.

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  • Carter CO. Genetics of common disorders. Br Med Bull. 1969 Jan;25(1):52–57. [PubMed]
  • Carter CO, Roberts JA, Evans KA, Buck AR. Genetic clinic. A follow-up. Lancet. 1971 Feb 6;1(7693):281–285. [PubMed]
  • KUENSSBERG EV. RECORDING OF MORBIDITY OF FAMILIES: F. BOOK. J Coll Gen Pract. 1964 May;7:410–422. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Trimble BK, Doughty JH. The amount of hereditary disease in human populations. Ann Hum Genet. 1974 Oct;38(2):199–223. [PubMed]

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