Entry from US English dictionary
The branch of medicine designed to provide basic health care to all the members of a family.
- Perhaps no specialty is better suited than family medicine to bring health care to patients with diabetes.
- In the United States, the professional constituency for primary care is fragmented into family medicine, general internal medicine, and general paediatrics.
- The collaboration between family medicine and public health is a crucial link in efforts to bring the benefits of health care to all Americans.
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