general practitioner

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general practitioner

a physician who does not specialize but has a medical practice (general practice) in which he deals with all illnesses
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Research shows that adults and children with a family physician as their regular source of care have lower annual costs of care, visit the doctor less, are prescribed fewer medications and report less difficulty accessing care.
8% versus 59% of the participants never regretted to be a doctor and family physician respectively, however 26.
Unfortunately, the family physician is presently unable to play the role that is required in the health-care chain of services.
Jeff Alling, a family physician, moved to Wise County more than 20 years ago, he was one of only two doctors in the rural North Texas community qualified to deliver babies.
That's according to an observational study of some 30,000 adults who had an internist, family physician, or specialist as their usual source of care.
Data presented to the Workforce Research Conference also showed that during 2006-2010, the extent of family physician involvement in delivering emergency care held steady, with 24%-30% of all family physicians providing emergency care as part of their practice.
She went to her family physician, who decided to remove the mole.
will be offering access to a family physician who will spend a fraction of his time serving as company doctor, but also serving to help employees' families.
It is important for the family physician to have the right to follow his or her patient in the hospital,'' Martin says.
Kenneth Black, MD, was named Family Physician of the Year by the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians.
She sent out Leaflets to our parents, sternly commanding them to show proof, within a week, that we kids had all been vaccinated "by your family physician.
Organizations seeking to hire a family physician could receive referrals by paying a fee that varied by membership status.