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family practitioner

n. Abbr. FP
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Examples are a general surgeon choosing to do "just a bit" of plastic surgery, a family practitioner who attempts management of a complex cardiac rhythm disturbance, or an orthopedist undertaking a vertebral operation that requires neurosurgical expertise.
When family practitioners get sued, it's often because they fail to make a timely diagnosis.
Despite this caution, antibiotics remain the treatment of choice for pediatricians and family practitioners facing a child in pain and anxious parents.
with a family practitioner and a nurse practitioner (It is also the most distant site)
The surgery room looked like someone's living room, and I remember the X-ray machine was in the corner of the lobby,'' said Kirschner, a family practitioner.
Esteban Cruz, a family practitioner with Kaiser Permanente.
In addition to being a practicing family practitioner, his military career also included managing Department of Defense regional health care delivery systems, creating national and international health care policy for the Army and developing practice guidelines.
Bader Iqbal, 42, who emigrated from India at age 17 and attended medical school in Chicago, is a family practitioner and pain-management specialist in Westlake Village.
She has expertise in the use of the machine that I don't,'' said Julio Vasquez, a family practitioner in Northridge.
A family practitioner referral is usually given to the director of the elderly center, who supplies services according to need and availability of resources.
Spasoje Neskovic, a family practitioner in Glendale, has used the service for about a year.

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