Acute Intestinal Infections: Symptoms, Types and Treatment
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Manipal Hospital’s department of Internal Medicine acts as the backbone of patient care, with its various specialty centres that integrate the dynamic range of subspecialities of internal medicine. Our Outpatient Department (OPD) treats a large number of patients on a regular basis.
Manipal Hospital strives to attain excellence by pursuing multifaceted missions of research, services and utmost quality of patient care. Our combined patient-centric care along with the expertise of specialists and advanced medical technology provides therapeutic treatment with an aim to promote not only preventive care but counselling for lifestyle modification as well.
Around 80 percent of older adults are affected by at least one chronic disease. Around 77 percent are affected by at least two chronic diseases. The four main chronic diseases are cancer, diabetes, stroke and heart disease. At Manipal Hospital, our multidisciplinary team of Internal Medicine, from various departments are well coordinated to work on cases of infectious diseases, gastroenteritis, fevers and all other medical conditions. Our specialty OPD’s of neurology, diabetes, cardiology and rheumatology are well equipped to provide the best care for all patients.
Some mentions of our on-site technologies are as follows:
These are some of the specialty clinics spearheaded by the Internal Medicine Department - Geriatric Clinic - HIV Education Clinic - Rheumatology Clinic - Influenza Clinic (Control & Treatment) - Rehabilitation Clinic - Adult Vaccination Clinic - Infection Control Clinic - Diabetic Clinic - Preventive Medicine Clinic.
An assigned physician will look into all the general information about the patient and then review the current injury or disorder. Based on findings, further diagnostic procedures or treatment will be recommended.
Apart from these four chronic diseases- cancer, diabetes, stroke and heart disease, several other issues such as allergies, anemia, arthritis, blood pressure, cholesterol issues, digestive disorders, colon disease,thyroid disorders, urine and bladder problems, tendonitis and bursitis, along with many more medical conditions affect adults.
While some medical conditions are caused by external facts, many medical problems arise due to genetic predispositions.
There are a wide range of medical conditions that are preventable and several programs are set in place to manage an adult’s health. However, not all medical disorders are completely preventable.
It is extremely important to follow up with annual health checkups. This will help you keep a check on several risk factors that may lead to complex conditions in the future.
Manipal Hospitals is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Our Internal Medicine Department, it’s various subspecialities and patients are a testament to this.
Contact us to know more about Internal medicine problems and book an appointment with one of our specialized today.