The practice of managing, preventing, treating and diagnosing all adult health conditions is termed as General Medicine. As the first point of contact, often general medicine department facilitates to direct patients to specialists if a medical condition needs advanced treatment or wherever required. Employing advanced diagnostic methods the severity and/or cause of a condition is ascertained before an individual can be referred to a specialist, if required. General medicine is the very basic requirement of any healthcare organization and its practitioners promote general disease prevention methods and champion a healthy society. The Department of General Medicine is one of the premier department of MAJ Hospital, bringing together an elite cadre of medical professionals. The first priority is to provide patients with the highest level of primary care possible with the state of the art facilities and diagnostic tools.
The department is supported by the latest diagnostic facilities that include Microbiology, Serology, Pathology and Diagnostic Radiology. With the support of all the specialty departments at MAJ Hospital, enables the department to provide comprehensive care to a patient with multiple problems without fragmentation of care and improving quality in lives.
The Department is one of the oldest department in Kerala which delivers compassionate general medicical care to the needy within the reach.
Some of the services rendered at the Department are given as below:
Primary care, including routine check-ups
- Diabetes management
- Mental health assessment
- Education programs
- Blood pressure and related conditions
- Stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice
- Respiratory diseases like asthma, allergies, lung infection, cough, sinusitis, tuberculosis, and pneumonia
- Evaluation and treatment of multi-system diseases
- Critical care, ICU and ventilator care
- Diagnosis, treatment and follow up of life style diseases
- Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases
- Diabetic Clinic – On every wednesday
- Athsma Clinic – First friday of every month