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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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Mortality for this illness may be lower in community hospitals than tertiary care centers, possibly because there are more critically ill patients in the latter institutions.
Clinic-epidemiological study of sexually transmitted infections in males at a rural based tertiary care center.
PARTNERSHIPS between community emergency departments and pediatric tertiary care centers are feasible and improve care of pediatric asthma, according to Theresa A.
Total number of 280 prescriptions from the outpatient department (OPD) of tertiary care center and 290 from private practitioner were collected.
That is definitely due to delay in the referral to tertiary care center that delays their proper management.
I am happy to be able to offer women with significant uterine fibroids the opportunity to have their minimally invasive surgery locally; travel to a tertiary care center is rarely needed now.
It said the 40-year-old patient is in "critical condition" and "had been moved to a tertiary care center with advanced isolation and infection-control capabilities.
Prior to join Aspire, he was the CEO for Conroe Regional Medical Center (CRMC) for over 10 years and during his tenure CRMC grew into the regional tertiary care center for Montgomery County and was listed as having one of the top ten heart programs in Texas for the past three years.
More than three-quarters of respondents thought there should be a trauma center or tertiary care center dedicated to trauma care in New Orleans, Shreveport, and Baton Rouge.
From 2002-2009, 19 patients with babesiosis were hospitalized at the regional tertiary care center.
Two days afterward, the child was taken to a different ED, from which he was airlifted to a tertiary care center and admitted to the intensive care unit for treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

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