General medicine is the branch of medicine that covers the treatment and management of long-term illness. Our General Internal Medicine department is the largest with a highly competent team providing a wide range of services. The services under general medicine are acute undifferentiated medical conditions, medical emergencies, medical urgent conditions, etc. At PRK Hospitals, general medicine is covered with multi-system illnesses, Hypertension & Dyslipidaemia, Upper Airways, Chronic Fatigue, Infectious Diseases, etc.
The department of General medicine emphasizes disease prevention. Usually, our general medicine doctor treats acute and chronic illnesses with appropriate prevention care. General Medicine will cover a wide range of specialties in our hospital. This also includes but with some limited services from all the departments like Cardiology, Dermatology, Immunology, Neurology, etc.
Our General Medicine specialists headed emergency cases to offer the best services. Patients are also offered disease prevention strategies from our experts and preventive care to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Our experts handle all emergency cases that include a wide spectrum of communicable and non-communicable diseases. The general medicine department at PRK Hospitals includes various other departments like:
The general practitioner will perform a thorough diagnosis and then recommend further treatment and tests or refer you to the concerned specialist for further treatment. Patients are thoroughly examined for further treatments or procedures. During any severe treatment, patients are given anesthesia to handle different pain levels.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Your age, gender and family history all play an important part in deciding which annual screenings you should have. Be sure that you have access to your medical history, and let your doctor know if certain diseases run in your family.
Medications affect everyone differently. This is why it is so important to know which side effects are more common and which ones signal an emergency. This will vary, of course, depending upon your medication, your age, your dosage and other factors.