In line with scientific and technological developments in modern medicine, internal medicine unit continues to be the center of non-surgical solutions for the adult patient group’s all complaints although the department is divided into many sub-branches.
Internal Medicine is a comprehensive department. In internal medicine, patients presenting with symptoms of wide variety of diseases are treated at inpatient or outpatient settings.
And it serves as a guide for troubleshooting problems in baseline admission. Thus, internal medicine is the department where the patients are examined, initially diagnosed and treated or transferred to another clinic depending on the disease. As a general approach, it is basic principle of internal medicine to evaluate and treat the patient objectively..
Internal medicine is the department that acts as admission and solution point for all health problems, ranging from febrile diseases and metabolic disorders to kidney and liver diseases. Nephrology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Thoracic Diseases, Hematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology Immunology-Allergy, Diabetes, Cardiology are all rapidly renewing side branches of internal medicine.
Internist directs the patient to surgical branches including general surgery, if surgical treatment of patients is necessary, after diagnosis is made.
In addition, internal medicine directly takes part and solves the problem in many heart, lung, kidney and liver problems in re- and post-operative period. Briefly, internal medicine is the first center for application and solution for all health problems in adults.