Family medicine, formerly called family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician or family doctor.
It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive healthcare for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases and parts of the body. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.
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