The department of general medicine is staffed by a large complement of competent doctors. The department runs on a daily basis between Monday to Saturday, from 8.00 am - 8.00 pm, with special OPD’s on Sundays. Our Physicians are reputed practitioners and competent to diagnose and treat the most complicated medical cases.
The department offers an array of services, right from treating simple fevers, to complicated clinical conditions requiring consolidated attention and referral to proper specialty if required. The hospital boasts of state of the art indoor facilities for patients who require to be admitted. Patients are also seen by the consultants in case of an emergency at any time of day or night.
The medical care offered is evidence based. The doctors have a team approach in the management of complicated cases and complex multi-organ medical problems. The department is supported by the hospital NABL accredited Pathology Laboratory, which has the capability of performing routine as well as the most sophisticated tests.
Other Services :
1. Adults Immunization which is run in conjunction with ‘Elder Care’ clinic.
2. Smoking cessation program in association with chest physician and counsellors
3. Medical health check camps
Besides routine examination and diagnosis of diseases, followed by investigation and treatment, all types of fever and infections are also managed by the department. Specialized tests, use of rapid bacterial culture and sensitivity techniques, PCR and other investigation modalities provide the best quality support for diagnosis and treatment.
Special Clinics :
Rheumatology Clinic :
Rheumatic diseases are difficult to recognize until they have progressed. Thus it is essential as many rheumatic disorders respond best to treatment in the early stages of the disease. Thus hospital has Rheumatology clinic with diagnostic care and treatment for an extensive range of rheumatic ailments and diseases that would be able to detect the disease at an early stage and prevent progression and complications.
Rheumatic diseases are chronic diseases, often complex and often misdiagnosed. Rheumatic diseases may cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints and other supporting body structures, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. However, rheumatic diseases can affect other areas of the body, including internal organs. Some rheumatic diseases involve connective tissues (called connective tissue diseases), while others may be caused by an autoimmune disorder, which means the bodies immune system attacks its own healthy cells and tissues.
Elder Care Clinic :
The Elder Care Clinic offers an opportunity to be evaluated through medical management to pre-empt evolving disease, check for the stability for any disorder that is already present and to revitalize your body. We also focus on mental well being through psychological counseling. Physically too you have to be active and maintain muscle tone with the most appropriate exercises. We would also give instructions on fall prevention.
An elderly patient may visit his doctor for an acute or for a chronic problem. During these visits, doubts and apprehensions of an elderly person may not be addressed adequately due to lack of time, priority and opportunity. As a result very often these seemingly trivial issues are pushed back until they become acute or major illnesses, to illustrate a memory lapse due to aging as opposed to dementia.