Family doctor – the difference with the therapist
Family doctors receive many-sided and in-depth professional knowledge in different areas and provide primary health care to the whole family, adults and children.
If therapists work only with adults, family doctors are focused on all family members, including young patients. They know the characteristics of your body, the health status of children, elderly family members, their living conditions and lifestyle.
The family doctor provides comprehensive care, has basic knowledge in related specialties: pediatrics, gastroenterology, traumatology, gynecology, cardiology and other areas. The doctor can recognize, for example, surgical pathology and provide first aid. Faced with complex pathologies, the family doctor refers the patient to a specialized doctor.
What services can be provided by a family doctor?
- Comprehensive monitoring of adults and children
- Consultations in an outpatient clinic
- Registration of sick leaves
- Preventive examination, diagnosis, treatment of patients
- Referral for an ultrasound examination, specialized doctor or hospitalization
- Material sampling for laboratory research
- Making prescriptions
- Consultation on health promotion and lifestyle
Since family doctors has knowledge in related specialties, they can help in case of various ailments.
What symptoms should you go to your family doctor with?
- Symptoms of viral diseases, sore throat, runny nose, cough
- Temperature above 39°С
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Shortness of breath, dizziness, unsteadiness of gait, changes in pressure
- Nausea, vomiting, indigestion
- Allergic and infectious rashes on the body
- Moderate pain in different locations: head, joints, back
- General weakness, rapid fatigability
- Sleep disturbances
- Minor injuries
It is worth visiting a family doctor today if the symptoms are pronounced:
- Numbness, cramps in arms and legs, slurred speech, ringing in the ears
- Drastic weight loss
- Severe head and back pain
- Defecation with bloody discharge
What diseases can be treated by a family doctor?
Viral and bacterial infections, colds
- ARVI, flu, tonsillitis
- Bronchitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis
- Rhinitis, sinusitis, otitis
- Pneumonia, asthma
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Sore throat
- Temperatures above 39°C
Children’s infectious diseases
- Whooping cough
- Scarlet fever
Diseases of the cardiovascular system
- Cardiac insufficiency
- Colitis, duodenitis
- Ulcers of the stomach and duodenum
Pathologies of the urinary system
- Urinary stone disease
- Renal failure
Endocrine disorders and other diseases
ADONIS Family Medicine Center
ADONIS Family Medicine Center has a wide staff of doctors of different specialties and the necessary technical base. This allows us to solve comprehensively most of the serious health problems of people of different age groups.
Our clinics employ doctors of more than 50 specialties: gynecologists, urologists, fertility specialists, surgeons, traumatologists, gastroenterologists, proctologists, dentists and other specialists.
They use modern methods of treatment and individual approach to each patient. There are many expert doctors and leading specialists among them. Most doctors have more than 10 years of work experience and the highest professional qualification.
Special attention is given to women’s health. Obstetrician-gynecologists, fertility specialists, geneticists help women and girls to maintain intimate health. They treat infertility, carry out preventive examinations, help plan and monitor pregnancy.
The Family Medicine Clinic is equipped with modern diagnostic and treatment equipment: CT, X-ray, 3-D ultrasound, laparoscopic and endoscopic equipment.
The surgical department of the center provides a low-traumatic intervention using the latest technologies. Radio wave, laser treatment, welding of living tissues, plastic and aesthetic surgeries.
Surgical methods are used in gynecology, proctology, traumatology, ENT surgery, abdominal and plastic surgery.
ADONIS has also own laboratory, dentistry department, pediatric center.
The doctors of the family center treat patients both on an outpatient basis and in a 24-hour hospital.
The undoubted advantage of ADONIS family medicine is that the patient can receive the entire range of medical services in one place: to pass tests, undergo examination and receive effective treatment.
Our centers have received the state accreditation of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and received the first qualification category.