General / Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Doctors specializing in internal medicine are called physician. Physicians are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Physician care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research.
General Physicians are specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
What is a General Physician ?
General physicians provide long-term, comprehensive care in the hospital, managing both common and complex illnesses in adolescents, adults, and the elderly. General physicians are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. An internal medicine physician’s primary responsibilities include heath maintenance and disease screening, the diagnosis and care of acute and chronic medical conditions, management of patients with multiple, complex medical problems, and serving as consultants to other disciplines such as surgery, obstetrics, and family medicine.
General physicians have a very broad range of medical knowledge and will tailor the treatment to your complaint. They will ask about you current symptoms, their onset, duration, character, relieving and exacerbating factors and previous tests and treatments. Other medical problems, medications, allergies, social and family history are also important. They can learn a great deal by simple observation. Looking at nails, hands, skin, eyes and mouth may give some clues. Your physician will now decide on the most appropriate tests to undertake to confirm their clinical suspicions.
Treatments available at Flowrence
- First Aid
- Emergency Facilities
- Kidney diseases like CKD, ARF, UTI etc
- Fever ( malaria, dengue, chikungunya, viral )
- Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache and other neurological illness
- Respiratory illness like COPD, asthma, TB
- Cardiac Diseases like myocardial infarction ( heart attack), valvular heart disease, acute LVF, CCF, etc