|GENERAL / FAMILY MEDICINE
Zervas Georgios | General Practitioner Oia Santorini Cyclades
General Medicine is a unique specialty, providing person-centered, ongoing, integrated and coordinated health care to individuals and families in the community. Strict scientific medical education and the ability to apply guidelines appropriately to the needs of the community puts General Medicine at the center of an effective Primary Health Care system. These same qualities - when combined with the holistic philosophy of the specialty and the broad general practice, distinguish the specialty of General Medicine to a large extent from other medical specialties.
As a sector, General / Family Medicine is the foundation of an effective health care system. The needs, values and desired results for the patient's health always remain at the center of the evaluation and management procedures of the general practitioner. General practitioners are not limited by age, gender, body system, or disease process. The scope of clinical practice is prevention, health promotion, timely intervention for those at risk and the management of acute, chronic or complex conditions of the population either at home, in the clinic, hospital or community.