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Preventive Medicine

. Cancer Screening

. High Blood Pressure Screening

. High Cholesterol screening

. Diabetes Screening

. Prevetion Of Heart Disease

. Women's Health Service Including Pap Smears & Annual Exams

. Adult Immunization

Preventive Medicine is practiced by physicians to keep their patients healthy. It is also a unique medical specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Preventive Medicine focuses on the health of individuals, communities, and defined populations. Its goal is to protect, promote, and maintain health and well-being and to prevent disease, disability, and death.

Preventive medicine in older people should be not only reduction of premature morbidity and mortality but preservation of function and quality of life.

Attempts to prevent diseases of old age should start in youth; the older the patient, the less likely the possibility or value of primary and secondary prevention, and the greater the stress must be on tertiary prevention. Age 85 is proposed as a general cutoff range beyond which conventional screening tests are unlikely to be of continued benefit; however, care must always be individualized.

Emphasis should be on offering the best proven and most effective interventions to the individuals at highest risk of important problems such as cardiovascular diseases, malignancies, infectious and endocrine diseases, and other important threats to function in older people.

Breast cancer screening, smoking cessation, hypertension treatment, and vaccination for infectious diseases are thus far among the most firmly proven and well accepted specific preventive measures, with physical examination also being particularly promising.

Public health and general preventive medicine focuses on promoting health, preventing disease, and managing the health of communities and defined populations. These practitioners combine population-based public health skills with knowledge of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention-oriented clinical practice in a wide variety of settings.

Preventive medicine specialists are licensed medical doctors (MD) or doctors of osteopathy (DO), who possess core competencies in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational medicine, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research into causes of disease and injury in population groups, and the practice of prevention in clinical medicine.


Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they're easier to treat.

Screening, in medicine, is a strategy used in a population to identify an unrecognized disease in individuals without signs or symptoms. This can include individuals with pre-symptomatic or unrecognized symptomatic disease.

As such, screening tests are somewhat unique in that they are performed on persons apparently in good health. Screening interventions are designed to identify disease in a community early, thus enabling earlier intervention and management in the hope to reduce mortality and suffering from a disease.

Although screening may lead to an earlier diagnosis, not all screening tests have been shown to benefit the person being screened; overdiagnosis, misdiagnosis, and creating a false sense of security are some potential adverse effects of screening. For these reasons, a test used in a screening program, especially for a disease with lowincidence, must have good sensitivity in addition to acceptable specificity.