General Medicine – GitaRam Hospital
General Medicine

General Medicine Overview

A department of medicine in a polyclinic typically includes healthcare providers who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of internal medical conditions. This can include doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals. They may provide a wide range of services, such as

The department of medicine may also offer various diagnostic services such as laboratory tests, imaging studies, and other procedures to aid in diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, they may provide medication management, including prescribing medications and monitoring their effects, as well as coordinating care with other healthcare providers as needed.

The specific services offered in a department of medicine may vary depending on the polyclinic’s resources and the healthcare providers’ specialities. However, the overarching goal is to provide comprehensive medical care to patients, including preventative measures and ongoing management of chronic conditions.

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General medicine practitioners are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, respiratory disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and infectious diseases.

A primary care physician (PCP) is a healthcare provider who specializes in providing ongoing medical care and preventive services to patients of all ages. PCPs can be general medicine practitioners, pediatricians, or family medicine practitioners.

While general medicine practitioners are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions, specialists have additional training and expertise in a specific area of medicine. For example, a cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating heart disease, while a gastroenterologist specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the digestive system.

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