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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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PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The family practitioner failed to take a careful history and prescribe aspirin therapy and cholesterol-lowering medication.
A Family Practitioner Committee report said the detist had been involved in seven previous cases investigated at four disciplinary meetings.
Expertly written by Harvard Medical School clinical faculty member and family practitioner Dr.
Kay Morgan, a family practitioner formerly with the Pea Ridge Medical Office.
a pseudonym for a family practitioner living in California.
In 1974, executive councils became family practitioner committees and he became family practitioner services administrator.
Ken Ferguson, a Los Angeles-based family practitioner who uses alternative therapies, to make sure it was nutritionally balanced and safe.
My vision of the future for the smaller practice units is similar to the situation of the current family practitioner in medicine.
So the pulmonary consultant made another diagnosis that day: though performing office chest X-rays and certainly charging for the service, the referring family practitioner only assumed them to be normal, and the patient, who might have been cured surgically a few years earlier, had been continuously misled about her health and now appeared doomed.
One time he testified on behalf of another family practitioner who missed a difficult diagnosis.
Williams, a family practitioner at the MetroHealth Clement Center in Cleveland, analyzed 27 studies on the effectiveness of several antibiotics used in the treatment of otitis media.

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