This Department deals with adult medical conditions which do not involve any surgical procedures. It is also known as internal medicine. Common conditions which are seen in this department include diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, heart diseases, rheumatism, asthma, etc. The main role of this department is to diagnose, treat appropriately and establish the patient on the road to recovery if possible. This involves seeing the patient either as an outpatient or managing him/her as an inpatient in the ward.
"General Surgery" is a discipline of surgery having a central core of knowledge embracing anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia, which are common to all surgical specialties. A general surgeon has specialized knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, including the management of complications, in nine primary components of surgery
The practice of orthopedics originally began as a field whose purpose was to correct spinal deformities in children, and through time grew to encompass the study and treatment of the spine, joints, and muscles of the musculoskeletal system.
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Gynecology is the area of medicine that focuses on women’s health including the female reproductive system and the breasts. Obstetrics takes this a bit further to include pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care. Obstetrics and gynecology is the medical specialty that encompasses these two areas and practitioners are often referred to as an OBGYN provider.
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
"Physiotherapy is a dynamic profession, which uses a range of treatment techniques to restore movement and function within the body." The aim of physiotherapy is to optimize someone's range of movement and function whilst at the same time reducing pain and preventing recurrence.