Internal medicine or General medicine (in Commonwealth nations) is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the internal organs. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists, or physicians (without a modifier) in Commonwealth nations. Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. Internists care for hospitalized and ambulatory patients and may play a major role in teaching and research. Internal medicine and family medicine are often confused as equivalent in the Commonwealth nations (see below).
Because internal medicine patients are often seriously ill or require complex investigations, internists do much of their work in hospitals. Internists often have subspecialty interests in diseases affecting particular organs or organ systems. Here you will find the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of a huge range of disorders affecting every part of the body. It covers up information regarding types of chronic illness and their diagnosis.
Mother & Child Clinic is specialized of General Medicine manages all aspects of a patient’s general health care and is staffed by highly qualified doctors of national and international repute. Our all departments provides General Medical Care as.
- Out Patient Department:
An outpatient is a patient who attends an outpatient clinic with no plan to stay beyond the duration of the visit. Even if the patient will not be formally admitted with a note as an outpatient, their attendance are still registered, and the provider will usually give a note explaining the reason for the visit, tests or procedure/surgery, which should include the names and titles of the participating personnel, the patient’s name and date of birth, signature of informed consent, estimated pre- and post-service time for a history and exam (before and after), any anesthesia, medications or future treatment plans needed, and estimated time of discharge absent any (further) complications.
OUTPATIENT EXAMINATIONS AND TREATMENTS
- Sonography (abdomen, thyroid, blood vessels)
- Diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure (Hypertensiology)
- Preventive medicine: examinations, check-ups, health advice
- Laboratory tests
- Nutritional advice
- Inpatient Department:
An inpatient on the other hand, is “admitted” to stay in a hospital overnight or for an indeterminate time, usually, several days or weeks, though in some extreme cases, such as with coma or persistent vegetative state, patients can stay in hospitals for years, sometimes until death. Treatment provided in this fashion is called inpatient care. The admission to the hospital involves the production of an admission note. The leaving of the hospital is officially termed discharge, and involves a corresponding discharge note.
Misdiagnosis is the leading cause of medical error in outpatient facilities. When the U.S. Institute of Medicine’s groundbreaking 1999 report, To Err Is Human, found up to 98,000 hospital patients die from preventable medical errors in the U.S. each year, early efforts focused on inpatient safety. While patient safety efforts have focused on inpatient hospital settings for more than a decade, medical errors are even more likely to happen in a doctor’s office or outpatient clinic or center.
INPATIENT EXAMINATIONS AND TREATMENTS
- Inpatient Department consists of a wards with Nursing Station, Beds, and all other facility & services necessary for good patient care. It is one of the important aspects of hospital as every ratios and calculation for hospital planning and designing process is based upon the no. of bed it consists.
- Apna Hospitals is To provide highest possible quality of medical and nursing care. To make a provision of essential equipment, Drugs, and other material required for patient care. To provide comfortable and desirable environment to patient on temporary substitution of home. To provide facilities for visitors. To provide suitable atmosphere for highest possible degree of job satisfaction among healthcare personal and high level of patient satisfaction. To provide opportunity for education, Training and research.
A ward or a room based on the type of care they need and the availability of the bed assigned to patients. Typically, each general ward houses eight cubicles and each cubicle provides hospital bed to six patients. If patients request a private room we made available to meet their request. We have 10 private rooms. All private rooms attached toilet, a closet for personal belongings and a bedside control for contacting a member of the staff.
And a professor heads the unit; an associate professor, lecturers, registrars and interns form the team.
Since Mother and Child Clinics is a leading, As a result, patients receive the benefit of having a number of doctors working together with shared concerns for their well being. The following is a brief description of some hospital staff members.
Consultants are members of the team that determine and supervise medical care of patients. Referred to as an attending physician in the United States, consultants or unit heads are responsible for managing patient’s care. They also teach other doctors to care for patients.
Residents and interns are physicians completing their training. They work under the guidance of consultants.
Nurses coordinate and provide care. The hospital has 13 nurses who are registered with Nursing Council of India. These nurses have training and skills in providing healthcare in their specialty areas.