Family medicine is a medical specialty which provides comprehensive health care for people of all ages. Family physicians are often primary care physicians. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention. Family medicine physicians are committed to providing patient-centred, evidence-based care for patients.
The Family medicine doctors Provide preventive care, health monitoring and screening, management of acute and chronic diseases.
Acute diseases are the diseases that affects an individual for short span of time such as cold, cough, fever.
Chronic diseases are the diseases that persist for a long period of time, they develop over a time and does not appear suddenly such as hypertension, Diabetes.