General Preventive Medicine means where decisions about the health of defined populations are routinely made and where analyses and policies affecting the health of these individuals are under active study and development.Preventive care includes the measures or steps taken for prevention of disease as opposed to disease treatment. Preventive care strategies are typically described as taking place at the primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention levels.
General preventive medicine specialist focuses on the health of individuals and defined populations in order to protect, promote, and maintain health and well-being, and to prevent disease, disability, and pre-mature death. Assessment of social, cultural, and behavioral influences on health. Practitioners work in many settings, including the armed forces, general and family practice, government, international health agencies, hospitals, health centers, health maintenance organizations, and industry. Control of environmental factors that may adversely affect health
Related Journals of General Preventive Medicine
Journal of Alternative and Intergative Medicine, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene, Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, International Journal of Preventive Medicine.