Internal medicine is a discipline that applies to all clinical branches. Most of the problems of patients who present at health establishments are related to the internal diseases department. It covers many fields including: Upper and lower respiratory tract diseases, hypertension, stomach-intestinal system, kidney diseases, thyroid, diabetes, blood, oncology-cancer rheumatism diseases and many more. Additionally, the internal diseases department also covers outpatients, inpatients, emergency service and check-up services.
Diagnosis and treatment of most of the body’s internal organs and tissues falls within the area of the internal diseases department, in other words, the internal medicine. Since it is a multidisciplinary branch, it provides coordination and acts together with branches that require advanced specialization, which sometimes includes internal diseases, and surgical branches in cases requiring surgical intervention.
Diagnosis and treatment areas of internal diseases department are listed below:
- Inflammatory, infectious, and microbial diseases
- Lung diseases
- High cholesterol
- Stomach and Intestine, Liver and Pancreas diseases
- Allergic diseases
- Hormonal disorders
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Blood diseases
- Kidney diseases
- Geriatrics (Senility problems)
- Adult’s immunity and vaccines.