Internal medicine is one of the most extensive and complex branches of medicine. It is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of internal organ disorders in adults (cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, liver, kidney, urogenital, metabolic diseases, etc.).
Internal medicine specialists with extensive work profile, who have the competence to diagnose early certain conditions and to solve complex diagnostic problems and to monitor severe chronic diseases and polypathology conditions.The internist fully evaluates patients, being responsible for the diagnosis and therapy of many diseases and perform regular health check assessments. The internist also deals with the diagnosis of co-morbidities, indicating the necessary specialized consultations.
It is a specialty that allows the overall assessment of the patient, which gives greater diagnostic accuracy. Through internal medicine, it is providing to patients services to prevent disease and to promote health.