Can Families Help?

  • Phil P. Manning
  • Lois Debakey


The time pressures in medical practice can stifle the drive for daily study, especially if responsibilities at home are equally demanding. On the other hand, families can help the physician sustain the flame of interest and still share a full and satisfying family relationship.


Lifelong Learning Household Chore Daily Study Busy Schedule Satisfying Family Relationship 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phil P. Manning
    • 1
  • Lois Debakey
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  3. 3.New OrleansUSA

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