Hospital

Department of General Medicine

Overview

Internal medicine is the foundation on which all the medical super specialties are built. It is the first point of contact for any patient who seeks a specialist opinion as the internist has a holistic approach towards a patient, analyses various problems and then if required refers to the concerned super specialist whose highly specialized skills are used for the patients’ benefit.

TRRIMS is a thread which links with all the departments and specialties in the hospital. It is managed by an excellent and competent group of doctors including consultants, senior residents, medical officers and Post Graduate trainees.

‘Prevention is better than cure’, an exclusive department of Preventive Health checks is also managed through various health checks designed to suit the needs of different age groups. There is emphasis on early detection and management of lifestyle related diseases like Metabolic syndrome, obesity, Dyslipidaemias apart from chronic ailments like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and malignancies.

They specialize in maintaining long term adult wellness combining patient centered adult care of high quality, physician expertise and latest advances in medical technology.
Treatment & Services

This department provides broad range of services for diagnosis and treatment by doctors skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. It has round the clock back up from allied departments like cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, neurology, nephrology and psychiatry.

The services provided under the specialty include:
1.    Critical care:
Intensive care treatment and management of critically ill/compromised patients, infectious diseases, drug overdose and poisoning and other medical emergencies like Septicaemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, shock of any kind, meningitis, pneumonia etc.
2.    Management of chronic diseases:
Involves multi-system discussion by senior consultant of department of medicine
Coordination between different specialist and holistic care of patients

3.    Infectious diseases like
Malaria, Typhoid fever, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Dengue fever, influenza etc. (Investigated in depth and treated)
4.    Management of drug overdoses and poisoning:
Active involvement of faculty in providing emergency care
Modern and world class standard intensive care unit with step down intensive care wards.
Efficient nursing care

5.    Environmental disease management:
Includes diseases due to Industrial chemical exposure, drowning, electrical injuries, radiation injuries, snake bite, lizard bite, dog bite, insect or scorpion bite are treated in department on Internal medicine.
6.    Allergy workup and management:
Allergy testing

Facilities

The department is manned by physicians with expertise in ventilatory care and provides advanced care with the support of the hospital infrastructure including intensive care units of different specialties, state of art monitoring equipments and technology, bronchoscopy, endoscopy anda 24 x 7 support of radiology, modern laboratory, high-end imaging facilities, a 24 x 7 operational Blood Bank, an extremely busy dialysis unit and emergency unit. The aim is to provide long term comprehensive care and manage both common and complex illnesses.