Family Physicians main skill is to be able to carry out preventive health care. We use evidence-based medicine to focus on how to best prevent heart attacks, to find cancer early and to prevent infectious diseases through immunization. During the past 3 years many studies were developed - by economists mainly- about the cost- effect… Continue reading Health Prevention Advocate.
This is the part of your medical history that is more uncomfortable to register, for you and for the practitioner. Sometimes physicians don't complete this section until there is an established and fairly good doctor patient relationship. Filled with very personal questions, the Psychosocial History collect those parts of your social, sexual, family, educational… Continue reading Doctors are not gossiping: Psychosocial History.
Genetics is a science we may say we are just discovering if compared with other medical field related approaches, but what is undeniable now is that these info that we inherited can make us more prone to develop certain diseases or may determine our physical profile or as it was recently proved, it may… Continue reading Doctors are not gossiping: Family Medical History.
Having regular check ups, you can help practitioners establishing a baseline understanding of your health. On these encounters your physician collects some information about you so if there are problems later on, they can often refer to your medical history for clues about the diagnosis and a personalized management. This might save you a lot… Continue reading Doctors are not gossiping: Why your old Health History Matters now?
Prevention, in medicine like in life, will always be better than solving a problem and early detection is key for finding solutions or at least for taking actions to achieve proper control. These might be the main reasons to have routine planned health check ups, whether annual or within another interval. Many apparently healthy people… Continue reading Reasons to Still Have a Routine Periodical Medical Check Up.