Family Physicians have traditionally prescribed medications for a
variety of illnesses and suggested diet and exercise programs for the
management of diseases. They have also provided edited information to help
families decide on the required treatment for their problems. They
frequently refer to specialists or other family physicians and to
alternate care providers.
- Families of drugs are
suggested based on clinical guidelines and evidence based medicine.
When appropriate, specific drugs may be mentioned.
Diet guidelines are provided for some conditions.
Certain types of exercise are valuable for the treatment of
disease or injury. Some selected approaches are provided here .
Specific equipment or techniques will be suggested where appropriate.
The information provided here is filtered
and edited to provide references and URL sites that have been chosen
by Family Doctors using their own experience in combination with
searches relying on evidence based medicine.
Referral to specialists, clinics, alternative treatments.