Definitions for "Family Practice"
Medical specialty which provides continuing and comprehensive general medical care for the individual and family encompassing all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity.
The diagnosis and treatment of any ailment that does not require surgery in adults/or children.
Family physicians are concerned with the total health care of patients. Family physicians may provide care for patients in both office and hospital settings and are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous diseases and conditions, and manage both common and complex problems. They are also trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of ailments affecting patients of all ages.