Internal medicine is a field of medicine, which specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases that affect the whole body or a single organ and does not require surgery. They are medical professionals who are skilled and trained to provide a series of treatments that may include, but it’s not limited to, diabetes, hypertension, infections, and asthma. Diagnosis and Integral Treatment of rare diseases in children, adolescents, and adults: -Diabetes, Hypertension and Overweight. -Immunology and Infectious Diseases: care of rare diseases and difficult to diagnose: Lupus, HIV, Leukemia, Lymphomas, autoimmune kidney diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, allergies of all kinds, etc. -Diagnosis and monitoring of chronic diseases: Chronic renal disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, etc. -Pain therapy and palliative care. -Comprehensive geriatric check-up in the elderly: Dementias, Depression, Abandonment Syndrome, etc. -Pre-surgical check-ups.
Techniques or tests used for diagnosis:
- Puncture: lumbar, pleural, peritoneal
- PPD skin test
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
- Spirometry or functional respiratory tests