Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The word medicine is derived from Latin, Medicus, meaning, “a physician”. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.
At Venkateshwar Hospital, Internal Medicine Department provides consolidated care to both In and Out patients, along-with-care for hospitalised patients with other broad ailments .
It is a mother specialty as it takes care of Hospitalised and Ambulatory Patients and provides medical cover to all surgical and other sub-specialities with a broader vision and expertise. Internists often have subspeciality interests in diseases affecting particular organs or organ systems. Internal Medicine or General Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases.
The Department is well equipped to manage chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, lifestyle and obesity, thyroid disorders, lipid abnormalities and various febrile illnesses like, dengue, chikungunya, malaria, respiratory infections, joint pains and septicemic conditions.
We also give special care to our senior citizens (Geriatric Medicine) and deal with the problems faced by them .
Internal Medicine Department is the backbone of the hospital, therefore it is well connected to all other superspecialties, as we understand that some patients may require a broader outlook.
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