Child health follow-up and the longitudinality of caring

This reflexive study aims to present, in the perspective of the philosophical hermeneutics, relevant elements for the follow-up of child health in primary health care. Child health is guided by the growth and development process in childhood, and it is essential to stimulate the production of statements, to know the choices and decisions taken, to strengthen virtues and daily experiences, contributing to improve care and perceive it in an integrative, contingent, wide and sufficiently good perspective. Child follow-up can be seen as a health care technology that does not presuppose a priori knowledge, but which refers to a reconstruction of knowledge and practices with new dimensions for the production of care.

Child; Health Care; Technology

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