Internal Medicine and Primary Care

Primary care is a type of healthcare that is given by the healthcare provider as first contact, principal point of continuing care for the patient within a health care system, and coordinates with other specialist care. Primary care physician most commonly provides the Healthcare to the patients. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internist.

The WHO attributes that, provision of essential primary care as an integral component of an inclusive Healthcare system. It mainly involves vast scope of healthcare, including patients of all the ages, patients of all socioeconomic and geographic origins and the patients seeking to maintain optimal health, patients with all manner of acute and chronic physical, mental and social health issues, including multiple chronic diseases. Most common chronic diseases that are usually treated in primary care are hypertension, angina, diabetes, asthma, COPD, orthopaedic, depression and anxiety, back pain, arthritis or thyroid dysfunction. It also includes many basic maternal and child health care services, such as family planning services and vaccinations.

 

  • Rheumatology in internal medicine
  • Endocrinology in internal medicine
  • Medical oncology in internal medicine
  • Haematology in internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology in internal medicine
  • Pulmonary disease in internal medicine
  • Nephrology in internal medicine
  • Cardiovascular disease in internal medicine
  • Dermatology in internal medicine
  • Neurology in internal medicine

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