The department of General Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of various diseases. It is a broad field of medicine and wellness, which focuses on adult care. It serves as the first point of contact between a patient and a doctor whenever a patient visits the hospital after initial symptoms arise.
A general physician conducts a physical examination of the patient and then recommends the necessary tests and diagnostic procedures. The results of these tests, the general physical examination and symptoms are then correlated to arrive at a final diagnosis. Depending on the final diagnosis, the patient is given the necessary treatment, usually medication by the general physician or is referred to a specialty department for further treatment.
The department of general medicine at our hospital is favored by a multitude of people owing to the fact that it is a convenient one-stop-solution. Add to this, the presence of talented doctors and specialists, modern diagnostic services and a 24-hr pharmacy go on to make this the all-round solution that patients seek.
General medicine covers a wide range of fields, from heart problems, kidney problems, musculoskeletal injuries, to digestive tract issues. This is complemented with preventive care and health education. However, the focus is directed on the body’s organs.
Strengths of the general medicine department at our hospital are: