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internal medicine,

branch of medicinemedicine,
the science and art of treating and preventing disease. History of Medicine
Ancient Times

Prehistoric skulls found in Europe and South America indicate that Neolithic man was already able to trephine, or remove disks of bone from, the skull
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 concerned with nonsurgical remedies for diseases of the internal organs. While the internist is trained to diagnose and treat all pathologies of the various internal organs and systems, he may specialize in a particular subbranch of the discipline, such as cardiology, the treatment of heart ailments, or gastroenterology, the treatment of diseases and disorders of the digestive system.
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3] Associate Professor, Department of General Medicine, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore.
Fraz Mir said that general medicine started as a specialty in 1993 but it was in 2003 that acute medicine was formally established and from 2003-2010 we have four hundred fifty Acute Medicine specialists.
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This confirms previous reports that practitioners of general medicine often serve as gatekeepers to mental health care, the scientists assert.
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