general medicine

The Department of General Medicine, located in Kauvery Hospital on Radial Road, offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic medical services to patients. This department serves as the main point of contact for patients with any kind of illness. Disease diagnosis, management, and prevention are the key functions of the department. It works closely with other specialised medical departments to ensure that all patient needs are identified and met.

General physicians provide counselling and advice for patients suffering from lifestyle disorders. They are well-positioned to promote health, both on an individual level and more broadly through addressing socio environmental determinants of health. The common medical ailments treated include acute and chronic infections, metabolic disorders such as hypertension, obesity, diabetes mellitus, endocrine disorders, liver disorders, renal disorders, cardiac disorders, neurological ailments, nutritional disorders, geriatric care, haematological disorders, and critical care illnesses.

By providing 24/7 services, we support all the other specialities and ensure continuity in care. Our expert team will investigate the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and provide treatment of a wide range of illnesses impacting any part of the human body. While delivering exceptional care in line with modern medicine, the department works on lowering mortality and morbidity.

Services Offered

Our General physicians are skilled in treating patients with both common and rare disorders. Patients who suffer from multiple conditions or diseases are carefully diagnosed for issues and treated for severe chronic illnesses in this department. We provide services such as

  • Comprehensive Care for Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases
  • Specifically tailored services for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and thyroid disorders
  • Screening for diabetes and hypertension
  • Complete diabetes care and management
  • Chest Pain Management
  • Counselling for all lifestyle disorders: diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemias, bronchial asthma, and other lung diseases
  • Medical management of all kidney and liver diseases
  • Treatment for chronic headaches, migraines, and other neurological diseases
  • Thyroid Problems
  • Fever Clinic
  • Anaemia Care Plan
  • Convulsions, syncopal episodes, and other medical emergencies
  • Poisoning Cases
  • Vaccination Clinic

Why Kauvery General Medicine

General physicians at Kauvery Hospital work to provide patients with complete and thorough care. The hospital has a team of highly qualified and dedicated specialists available around the clock. This makes patient care seamless and strengthens our department’s objective of providing comprehensive care under one roof. Not only is our department active 24 hours a day, caring for hospital in- and out-patients, but the team members are experts with many years of experience in delivering excellence. In addition to working on standard international protocols, we work on evidence-based practice. From “Cure to Care”, we strive not just to treat the disease but also to cure the patient of all afflictions.

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    Treatments and Procedures

    We provide consultation at our outpatient clinic / rooms located on the second floor of the hospital. A dedicated nursing team at OPD will guide the patients both before and after consulting. The OPD team will also provide advice on additional procedures, investigations, admissions, etc. as recommended by the consulting specialist.

    Stretchers and wheelchairs are available in the lobby for patients who require extra assistance.

    Routine medical care includes checkups, counselling for patients, and screenings. These services will help in the early detection of illness when therapy is most likely to be successful as well as the prevention of diseases, illnesses, and other health problems.

    Preventive care can result in both improved health outcomes and significant cost savings.

    Vaccination Clinic provides routine vaccines for infants, children, teens, and adults. Vaccines are also available to international travellers, those with occupational risk, medical indications, and for post-exposure disease control efforts.

    The Toxicology Clinic is responsible for providing treatment to patients who have been poisoned with a drug or other substance, either accidentally or intentionally.

    For diabetes, doctors perform certain tests and procedures to monitor blood glucose and insulin levels. Utilising cutting-edge technology, we will easily track blood glucose levels. Also, counselling on diet and lifestyle changes is provided along with diet charts.

    Counselling will be given on standard precautions such as hand hygiene, PPE, injection safety, environmental cleaning, and respiratory hygiene/cough etiquette) and transmission-based precautions (contact, droplet, and airborne) by physicians and nurses.

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