The mission of this medical direction is to maintain early clinical contact with the patients. According to the principles of the primary medicine and continuous medical care, family medicine aims to assess the disease risk early in its development and manage the patient's health accordingly. In some cases, family medicine department might redirect the patient to a specilized physician.
Family medicine includes managing cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, respiratory and other pathologies. Also, it is important for educating patients about chronic diseases, risks and giving recommendations regarding risk-factor management.