General Medicine

General Medicine

The Medical Practitioner who is in to General medicine or internal medicine is a medical specialist who treats and manages a wide range of internal disease. He is commonly called as general physician (GP). The Physicians are the first point of cotact to all the patients in determining the health condition’s they are facings. The way of approach is by preventing, diagnosis and treating all the ailments suffered by an individual it may be short term or long term.

General Medicine

They are specialized physicians and who managed the complexities of Multi system diseases or conditions with non-surgical approach.

It is a multidisciplinary team work consisting of doctors, nurses, physiotherapist, dieticians and other professionals to provide interstates care, they play a major role in teaching, research and family medicine

General Medicine specialties:

They are not limited to one type of medical problems or organs internal medicine approach the care of individuals in multidimensional way which includes

  • Cardiovascular – hypertension , ischemic heart disease
  • Respiratory- chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, pneumonia
  • Neurological – cerebrovascular accidents epilepsy or seizures
  • Rheumatology- arthritis
  • Critical care medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Pulmonology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Sports medicine etc


Practice of internal medicine physicians

  • They diagnose and treat the wide range of medical disorders which are present in hospital emergency departments and then referring them to specialties for prompt and appropriate care.
  • They provide care or advise to the patients who has been admitted under other specialties who have developed medical problems
  • Managing the inpatient and outpatient with co morbid conditions including the geriatric with dementia etc


As the proverb goes “ Prevention is better than cure” it’s important have a proper consultation with Physician’s in a timely manner as they can assist the patients  by designing the treatment and management  depending up on the their age for their health conditions.