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Overview

Internal medicine, also known as general internal medicine is the backbone of any hospital where its speciality is handling the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases. Doctors specializing in internal medicine are named internists or general internists. The Department of Internal Medicine offers complete care with the service of its sub-specialities including emergency & emergency care units to patients suffering from numerous organ systems problems.


Internal medicine is a science that depicts the finest of both worlds. The speciality is that it unites the analytical study of laboratory science with a personalized, gracious strategy to adult medicine. This speciality allows physicians to treat both common disorders and complicated medical situations. They likewise have expertise in treating long-term chronic conditions like Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, etc. Internal medicine professionals also take a close watch on how all the systems in the body function jointly as a whole because an issue in one place could provoke intricacies in another.


Internal medicine is an extensive medical speciality that concerns diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders. It has different subspecialties as follows:

  • Cardiology deals with conditions and diseases associated with the heart. Some typical conditions consist of heart attacks, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, etc.
  • Endocrinology deals with problems connected to the endocrine system, that is the system of glands that makes hormones like growth hormone, thyroid hormone and insulin. Some general disorders include diabetes and thyroid disease.
  • Gastroenterology deals with the flaws and conditions of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas and biliary tree. A few disorders that are treated are hepatitis, pancreatitis, liver failure, etc.
  • Pulmonology deals with the medical disorders connected to the respiratory tract. Some pulmonological conditions are asthma, tuberculosis, lung cancer, etc.
  • Nephrology deals with the conditions of kidneys. Nephrological disorders consist of kidney stones, kidney failure, nephritis, chronic kidney diseases, etc.
  • Infectious Diseases are the diseases that are induced by organisms such as fungi, bacteria and viruses. Some infectious diseases are influenza, chickenpox, dengue fever, typhoid fevers, tuberculosis, malaria, etc.
  • Rheumatology refers to disorders of joints & connective tissue that comprise rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, Spondyloarthropathies etc.
  • Haematology deals with different disorders like leukaemia, anaemia, lymphoma etc.

Why Choose Us

The department of General Internal Medicine is an integral and fundamental part of our hospital. Hospital has an excellent group of doctors who deliver outstanding care & management. The doctors work closely with nurses, physical therapists, social workers, and other associates of the care crew to deliver thoughtful, secure, cooperative, effective, and satisfactory medical care. Collectively, our group's objective is to incorporate the most delinquent evidence-based medicine with clever consideration of each individual's requirements to facilitate wellness and fast recovery.


A general doctor is a foremost department approached by the patients and additionally directed to the respective specialties. Our group of general doctors is certified, well-trained, and high experienced. We strive to deliver quality care, supervision, and satisfaction to our patients. While the hospital visit and stay, our general medicine physician assists the patients to understand the condition and help develop prevention techniques. We conduct different processes, such as lumbar puncture,  pleural tapping, bone marrow aspiration, etc. The general doctor at wellness Hospital employs the most delinquent diagnostic devices, such as flash glucose monitoring systems, continuous glucose monitoring systems, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring systems, and insulin pumps to observe and treat the patient successfully.


The Department of Internal Medicine deals with all kinds of medical conditions consisting of Chronic and Bronchial Asthma Treatment, TB Treatment, Treatment for Hypertension, Tuberculosis Diagnosis, etc. The Department has a variety of facilities such as a well-equipped Medical Intensive Care Unit and Critical Care Unit with cutting-edge installations for the administration of standard medical emergencies. Our patients get the finest therapy irrespective of condition complexity. Our most promising practices are deployed in handling different infectious, communicable, and noncommunicable illnesses. Department also treats non-communicable chronic conditions like HTN, COPD, Diabetes, Bronchial Asthma, stroke, migraine, myocardial infarction, arthritis, chronic kidney disease, etc.


Our services are not merely confined to the diagnosis and curing of different conditions but also spread to build awareness about a healthy lifestyle and also avoid non-communicable illnesses.

Diagnosis

The internists utilize the scientific understanding and clinical expertise and experience to deliver the patients with the health care and supervision they require to get better. The different kinds of diagnostic examinations and processes internists employ in directive to analyze health issues in their patients are as follows:

  • Blood test - A blood test is an essential examination that lets an internist comprehend if a patient is having a particular disorder or health condition. There are numerous different kinds of blood tests known nowadays, which can be utilized to check for various health-related issues. Blood tests even permit an internist to understand how satisfactorily specific organs are working, whether the person has a hereditary disorder, and also whether the individual holds certain threat factors that make them more likely to be analyzed with a severe issue, like heart disease, etc.
  • Urine test - A urine test lets an internist filter for premature symptoms of illness, consisting of chronic kidney disease, etc. Urine tests likewise display when there is any blood or bacteria present in urine, which can suggest kidney issues or an infection occurring within the body. If considerably too much glucose is seen in the urine, it may be a warning that the patient is in lack of a diabetes diagnosis. It is also likely for an internist to decide if a patient is encountering liver issues or living with a metabolic disorder.
  • MRI Scans - A full-body MRI scan lets an internist acquire clear images of the interior of a patient’s body. They understand how to see for any symptoms of issues or disorders, doing an MRI scan is an excellent way for the doctors to get a picture of a patient's overall general health. This body scanning option is usually chosen over X-rays, as the photos are much more precise, making it less complicated for internists to notice a more elevated level of detail.

Treatments

Internists are qualified to serve many kinds of medical practices, the use of which can differ significantly by specialty, diagnosis, and treatment. The internists are well experienced and skilled to perform these operations as well as minimizing patient distress, optimizing results, and reducing side effects.


Internal medicine experts generally conduct treatments that include:

  • Venipuncture to test blood
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Arterial puncture to analyze blood gases
  • Nasogastric (NG) tube placement
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Urinary catheters placement
  • Intravenous (IV) line insertion, etc.

Some other more complicated and invasive treatments include thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, paracentesis, etc.


  • Thoracentesis - Thoracentesis is a method to withdraw fluid from the area between the lining of the exterior of the lungs (pleura) and the barrier of the chest. This may be done to discover the reason for pleural effusion. It can even be done to treat signs of pleural effusion by eliminating fluid. The fluid is then studied in a lab. It can aid analyse health issues such as Congestive heart failure (CHF), Viral, fungal, or bacterial infections, cancer, etc.
  • Lumbar puncture - A lumbar puncture is conducted in the lower back, in the lumbar area. It is done to withdraw a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. It can aid diagnose severe infections, such as meningitis, different other conditions of the central nervous system and multiple sclerosis, cancers of the spinal cord or brain, etc. Sometimes it is utilized to infiltrate anesthetic drugs or chemotherapy medications into the cerebrospinal fluid.

Categories and other types of treatments that an internist perform include:

  • Allergy: Rhinoscopy
  • Cardiology: Cardiac stress testing, coronary catheterization, angioplasty.

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