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family medicine

n.
The branch of primary-care medicine that provides comprehensive health care to people regardless of age or sex and emphasizes the family unit. Also called family practice.
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Noun1.family medicine - medical practice that provides health care regardless of age or sex while placing emphasis on the family unitfamily medicine - medical practice that provides health care regardless of age or sex while placing emphasis on the family unit
medical practice - the practice of medicine
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Gunn's Family Medicine, which told you all about what to do if a body was sick or dead.
18-24, 2018 as Family Medicine Week in Michigan in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP).
Although I had considered POCUS to be a relatively new and untested technology for primary care settings, my reading of the POCUS article on page 70 has convinced me that POCUS is now ready for widespread deployment in family medicine office practice.
Our family medicine service is more familiar with outpatient resources available in the community to help local patients transition from hospital to home," said Gregory Garrison, MD, of the department of family medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Pittman is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and the American Medical Association and has served on numerous UMMC committees.
The role of a family medicine consultant goes far beyond treating a common cold or an ingrown toenail.
The providers at Wellness Family Medicine believe in the potential to prevent many of the illnesses that Americans experience through lifestyle adjustments, dietary changes, exercise and nutritional supplementation.
He is board certified in geriatrics, family medicine and preventive medicine.
Each January 14, the STMF organises a day dedicated to family medicine.
He said family medicine is a medical specialty concerned with providing comprehensive care to individuals and families and integrating biomedical, behavioral, and social science; and academic medical discipline that includes comprehensive health-care services, education, and research.
Keeping in view the topic selected for the World Family Medicine Day Prof.
Totem Lake Family Medicine has six board-certified family medicine providers and one physicians assistant.

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