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General Medicine

General Medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of undifferentiated and multi-system diseases and their processes. General Medicine explores the underlying pathological causes of symptoms and syndromes with the help of laboratory and clinical assessment of the patients. Internists treat adults of all ages and are the first point of treatment for most people specially to coordinate care and manage treatment, possibly over long periods. The internist will monitor each condition carefully and, if necessary, update treatment approaches regularly to optimize the management of symptoms.

General medicine department at WELLKINS Medical Centre provides the management of acute medical emergencies.  We have outstanding expertise in handling chronic illnesses from prevention, diagnosis, all the way up to treatment. We cure patients with major health concerns through comprehensive and consistent medical assistance. With the help of the latest high-grade medical equipment, combined with the comprehensive experience of our best internal medicine doctors, solutions for complex health concerns crystallize and effectively treat any patient.

We provide the management of acute medical emergencies such as, management of

  • Acute chest pain
  • Acute asthma or breathing related issues
  • Acute pain abdomen
  • Acute vertigo

An integrated approach to the management of chronic medical illness such as,

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Essential Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Diseases
  • Allergies
  • Rheumatological problems
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Liver related disorders
  • Renal disorders

 

FAQ

Internal medicine is a medical specialty in which scientific knowledge and clinical expertise are used to diagnose and treat adults with a very broad range of health-related issue and the management of complex inter related medical for eg. Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease.

Physician who specialized in Internal Medicine apply scientific knowledge and clinical skill in the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across a wide spectrum from health to complex illness.

As we grow older we are more prone towards developing health related issues especially in this current world of fast food and easy life. It would be ideal to get the following test done on a regular basis.   

1.  A Physical assessment – Height, Weight, BMI
    Anthropometric Assessment
    Waist: Hip Ratio
    Neck circumference
    Chest Circumference
    BP Recording | Heart Rate

2. General Physical Examination

3. Laboratory testing – CBC, ESR, FBS, HbA1C, FLP, LFT, RFT, UER
A regular assessment with the help in noting your problem and an early intervention can prevent complications.

 

‘Prevention is better than cure’
In the era of lifestyle diseases, it would be best to intervene early to advice a modification in lifestyle to prevent other health issue.

Follow up is the most important part of medical care especially for disorders like diabetes mellitus, Essential Hypertension, Thyroid disorders, cardiac issues as people are on multiple medications hence it will help in preventing long term or medication related side effects.