Family medicine is the specialty that caters to every age group, gender, every part/organ of the body, and all medical conditions. Family medicine is built around giving continuing medical care to the patients and their family to ensure total wellbeing of every member of the family.
In Lily Hospitals, we have a full fledged Family medicine department being run by experienced Family Physicians. We are also concerned about improving our medical knowledge to truly provide a patient-centric care to our patients; this has led us to acquire accreditation for the Family physician residency training program to shape the future of Family medicine practice in Nigeria.
Family Medicine Services
- Preventive care
- Acute illness treatment
- Mental health
- Management of chronic diseases
- Women's health services
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Family medicine is a medical specialty that provides comprehensive healthcare for individuals of all ages, from newborns to seniors. Family physicians are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions.
Family medicine physicians provide a broad range of medical services, including preventive care, routine check-ups, immunizations, management of chronic diseases, acute illness treatment, minor procedures, women's health services, mental health support, and referrals to specialists when needed.
You can see a family medicine physician for various reasons, such as routine check-ups, preventive care, vaccinations, management of chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, hypertension), acute illnesses (e.g., cold, flu), minor injuries, mental health concerns, and general health advice.
Yes, preventive care is a vital component of family medicine. Family medicine physicians focus on promoting and maintaining good health through regular check-ups, screenings, vaccinations, lifestyle counseling, and early detection of potential health issues.
The frequency of check-ups depends on various factors, including your age, medical history, and overall health. Generally, it is recommended to have an annual check-up or as advised by your family medicine physician.
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