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What is the definition or description of: family medicine?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Primary Care all age: Family medicine is a medical speciality and branch of medicine which deals with comprehensive health care to patients regardless of their age or sex, particular emphasis on the whole family it is a speciality in breath that integrates the biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope encompasses all ages , both sexes, each organ system and every disease entity.
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Primary Care: A family doctor care for patients of all ages. He may also care for women throughout their pregnancy and deliver their baby. There are also several areas of specialization through the fm route.
Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Fam Medicine: Family medicine is a comprehensive medical specialty that encompasses a range of acute, chronic, and preventive medical care services while providing patients with a patient-centered medical home.

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