Internal medicine is a field of medicine that deals with diagnostics and diseases of internal organs, as well as non-surgical treatment of diseases.
Internal medicine is based on an internistic review that should be handled by each patient at least once a year.
Internal medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with problems and diseases of the internal organs. Internal medicine is called “queen of medicine”, for no reason, because it is the basis of many further subspecializations or medicines specialized for certain organs or organ systems, for example, endocrinology (glandular diseases with internal excretion such as thyroid gland, adrenal glands, sex glands and their products hormones), cardiology (heart and blood vessel diseases), pulmonology (diseases of the lungs and respiratory organs), nephrology (kidney and urinary system diseases), gastroenterology (diseases of the digestive system).
In our Polyclinic there are: General Medical Clinic, Cardiology Clinic, Pulmonary Clinic and Endocrinology Clinic, in which diabetes and other diseases of the glands with internal secretion are treated in addition to thyroid disease. In our general internship, you can take a look at the doctor of the internal medicine specialist, a systematic review as well as pre-operative examinations with treatment and request a second opinion.
An internistal review is an overview in which a specialist in internal medicine during the interview takes detailed information from a patient including previous illnesses, family disorders, and the reason for arriving (history). Then he performs a detailed clinical examination that includes inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation, which means that the doctor will determine the general condition of the patient, look at the skin and the visible mucous membranes, gently press the tips of the fingers to check the lymph nodes, blood vessels, abdominal organs and listen to the heart and lungs. An integral part of the examination is blood pressure measurement. Upon termination of the interview and examination in agreement with the patient, he will decide on further necessary searches or examinations.
A rational internist must have a wide range of diseases to deal with, but also on the other hand a sense of when to consult a rope trained specialist specialized in a particular area. A good internist and clinician may be able to identify and solve most of the disorders of which are the most common disorders of circulation, lung and bronchial diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, heart disease, kidney and urinary tract disorders, gastrointestinal tract disorders (stomach, intestines) and problems with the prostate.
In our Polyclinic, the internist also performs systematic examinations whose scope and content are adapted to the age, gender and existing health problems of patients. The basics systematic review includes a complete blood and urine analysis, a clinical examination with ECG, and ultrasound of the abdominal cavity and urinary system organs and prostate in males. Other searches such as “color doppler” of the heart and blood vessels, thyroid ultrasound, tumor markers or hormones join on the recommendation of the internist according to the results of the examination or the wishes of the clients.