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Meaning of "family practitioner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FAMILY PRACTITIONER

family practitioner  [ˈfæmlɪ prækˈtɪʃənə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FAMILY PRACTITIONER

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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Family practitioner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FAMILY PRACTITIONER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Family medicine

Family medicine, formerly family practice, is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician, family doctor, or formerly family practitioner. In Europe the discipline is often referred to as general practice and a practitioner as a General Practice Doctor or GP; this name emphasises the holistic nature of this speciality, as well as its roots in the family. It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body. It is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion. According to the World Organization of Family Doctors, the aim of family medicine is to provide personal, comprehensive and continuing care for the individual in the context of the family and the community. The issues of values underlying this practice are usually known as primary care ethics.

Definition of family practitioner in the English dictionary

The definition of family practitioner in the dictionary is a non-specialist doctor; general practitioner.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FAMILY PRACTITIONER


auditioner
ɔːˈdɪʃənə
commissioner
kəˈmɪʃənə
conditioner
kənˈdɪʃənə
decommissioner
ˌdiːkəˈmɪʃənə
exhibitioner
ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənə
foundationer
faʊnˈdeɪʃənə
malpractitioner
ˌmælprækˈtɪʃənə
missioner
ˈmɪʃənə
munitioner
mjuːˈnɪʃənə
musicianer
mjuːˈzɪʃənə
parishioner
pəˈrɪʃənə
partitioner
pɑːˈtɪʃənə
petitioner
pɪˈtɪʃənə
physicianer
fɪˈzɪʃənə
practitioner
prækˈtɪʃənə
probationer
prəˈbeɪʃənə
stationer
ˈsteɪʃənə
subcommissioner
ˌsʌbkəˈmɪʃənə
traditioner
trəˈdɪʃənə
vacationer
vəˈkeɪʃənə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FAMILY PRACTITIONER

family hotel
family income supplement
family jewels
family life
family man
family men
family name
family planning
family planning clinic
family practice
family room
family skeleton
family support
family therapy
family tree
family unit
family values
family viewing
family way

WORDS THAT END LIKE FAMILY PRACTITIONER

actioner
air-conditioner
confectioner
executioner
fire commissioner
general practitioner
hair conditioner
high commissioner
medical practitioner
motioner
nurse practitioner
pensioner
portioner
provisioner
questioner
resolutioner
revolutioner
tensioner
toner
versioner
visioner

Synonyms and antonyms of family practitioner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «family practitioner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FAMILY PRACTITIONER

Find out the translation of family practitioner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of family practitioner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «family practitioner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

家庭医生
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

médico de familia
570 millions of speakers

English

family practitioner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परिवार व्यवसायी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

طبيب الأسرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

семейный врач
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

médico de família
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পারিবারিক অনুশীলনকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

médecin de famille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengamal keluarga
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hausarzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

家庭医
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가족 개업
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kulawarga praktisi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bác sĩ gia đình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடும்ப பயிற்சியாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कौटुंबिक व्यवसायी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aile hekimi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

medico di famiglia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lekarz rodzinny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сімейний лікар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

medic de familie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οικογενειακό ιατρό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

familie praktisyn
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

familj praktiserande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

familie utøveren
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of family practitioner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FAMILY PRACTITIONER»

The term «family practitioner» is regularly used and occupies the 75.382 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FAMILY PRACTITIONER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about family practitioner

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FAMILY PRACTITIONER»

Discover the use of family practitioner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to family practitioner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Family Practitioner's Survival Guide to the Business of ...
Plus, the second edition has new material on capitation, integrated delivery systems, mergers & acquisitions and practice valuation, pensions, and dealing with managed care companies.
Robert W. Katz, 1998
2
Patient-Centered Pharmacology: Learning System for the ...
Richard Ackermann, Sr., MD, Geriatrician, Family Practitioner Family Health Center Director, Geriatric Fellowship Macon, Georgia Justin B. Beverly, MD, Pediatrician Family Health Center Primary Pediatrics of Macon McDonough, Georgia ...
William N Tindall, Mona Sedrak, John Boltri, 2013
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Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification ...
Ensure success on the ANP or FNP certification exam with this book! 2,750 questions, updated and revised to reflect practice today, encompass all of the content you ll encounter on the exam.
Jill E. Winland-Brown, Lynne M. Hektor Dunphy, 2009
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The Primary Care Provider's Guide to Compensation and ...
The lessons to be learned from this case are as follows: • The family practitioner's finding of a new heart murmur in a symptomatic patient probably called for an urgent cardiac consult. • Jurors are impressed by clinicians who go out of their way ...
Carolyn Buppert, 2005
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Theory and Practice of Family Therapy and Counseling
Respect for self-agency is central to the dialogue and the goal is to select a solution that all parties, including the family practitioner, can support. 5. Reviewing the process: This step starts with the family practitioner openly reflecting on all ...
James Bitter, 2013
6
Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide
The patient's family sued the NP, the patient's family practitioner, and the gynecologist, and won damages against all three providers. The court said all three providers had breached the standard of care [Jenkins v. Payne, 465 S.E.Zd 795 (Va.
Carolyn Buppert, 2008
7
Jackson's Machinery of Justice
The machinery for dealing with these complaints at first instance is through the Family Practitioner Committees, which are the bodies through which the day-to- day administration of the National Health Service is carried out within each Area  ...
Richard Meredith Jackson, J. R. Spencer, 1989
8
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive ...
The second edition of this review continues to promote efficient, time-saving study in a concise, well-organized format.
Maria T. Codina Leik, 2013
9
Integrated Mental Health Care: A Comprehensive, ...
The family practitioner is often well informed about the social as well as medical history of cases, and with the assistance of the medical records, may be able to reduce substantially the time needed to secure reliable background information.
Ian R. H. Falloon, Grainne Fadden, 1995
10
Physician Assistant: A Guide to Clinical Practice
But “jack of all trades, master of none” does disservice in describing the family practitioner, who is trained to diagnose and treat common problems thoroughly and to recognize an unusual or complex diagnosis at its undifferentiated ...
Ruth Ballweg, Edward M. Sullivan, Darwin Brown, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FAMILY PRACTITIONER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term family practitioner is used in the context of the following news items.
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Waunakee grad looks toward career in medicine
Down the line, Zellner hopes to be a family practitioner and primary care physician. While at medical school, she is also hoping to study public ... «hngnews.com, Jul 15»
2
Compiling a family story can be a useful health apparatus – Las …
Dr. Stefan Schaefer of Las Cruces is a one family practitioner in Las Cruces who devotes a unconstrained eventuality to accommodate with any ... «HeartZine, Jul 15»
3
Physicians with Passion: Family Practitioner and Painter Jeff Brown
Jeff Brown in his studio and gallery in Redwood City, CA. Photo courtesy of Jeff Brown. He welcomes interested readers to his studio. «MD Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Sentencing postponed in controversial toddler death case
All of these people came in, as well as a family practitioner who does a lot in abuse cases and advises and has different roles in that. And all of ... «KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather, Jul 15»
5
Rain and mold making its way inside homes
Cindy Rose, a Family Practitioner with University of Missouri Healthcare, said it takes just a small amount of water for mold to form. "If you think ... «ABC17News.com, Jul 15»
6
Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD
Dr. Jeffrey VanWingen, Family Practitioner and Medical Director of Heartland Home Health Care will lead the presentation detailing how to ... «The Rapidian, Jul 15»
7
Pembroke Regional Hospital to divert in-patient paediatric care to …
"There's quite an evolution and change going on in the family practitioner pool," says Wren. Out of thousands of visits to the hospital's ... «Pembroke Daily Observer, Jul 15»
8
Health Matters: Tough to swallow, teaching kids to take meds
“We can teach even young children how to swallow pills,” says Dr. Christina Cavanagh, who is a family practitioner with Lee Memorial Health ... «NBC2 News, Jul 15»
9
Dr. Bernard Hilberman, Santa Cruz family practitioner, retires
Dr. Bernard Hilberman with his staff, Erica Hurtado, receptionist, Diana Hoover, office manager, and Joan Armstrong, medical assistant ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jul 15»
10
NWA Business People
He has been a family practitioner with obstetrics at Mercy Family Medicine and Obstetrics, formerly Rogers Medical Center, for the past 23 ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Family practitioner [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/family-practitioner>. Sep 2020 ».
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