::Departments : Clinical : General Medicine
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
 
               The Department of Medicine was started in 2008 with 4 General medical units and 4 Intensive care units. Our department is an educationally rigorous, diverse yet team oriented department. Our Faculty members are constantly engaged in education based on innovative curriculum and committed to applying the latest medical knowledge and technology to meet the needs of our patients.

Our department is the preferred referral center in the whole Dharmapuri district and nearby districts, having vast experience in handling patients especially poisoning, envenomation and also in dealing with epidemics. Our department also run special clinics for diabetes, hypertensive and coronary heart disease patients. We also extend a whole hearted helping hand to meet the medical needs of the society by actively participating in various health camps.
 
Academic activities
 
1. Academic Schedule for students
 
 
I clinical year
III semester Introductory – Theory 1 hour / week
IV  & V semester   Theory -1 hour / week
II clinical year
VI & VII semester Systemic medicine -Theory  2 Hours / week
Final Year
VIII & IX semesters                               
  • Theory 5 hours / week including  therapeutics.
  • Modular Teaching  - All relevant specialties are involved in teaching topics of common interest
  • Symposium by students and moderated by faculty
OP and Ward Clinics - 3 hours / day in Medicine for all years
 
2. CME’s conducted
 
  1. Epidemiology and management of dengue fever
  2. Swine flu
  3. Non communicable diseases
  4. HIV sentinel surveillance
  5. RNTCP
 
3. Workshops
 
  1. Basic life support
  2. Advanced cardiac life support ( in association with Dept. of Anesthesiology )
 
4.Clinical society meets
 
  1. Conducted once in a month
  2. Cases of academic interest will be presented by all departments.
 
Services offered
 
  1. No. of units in the department
           General units – 4
           IMCU – 1
           ICCU – 1
           IRCU – 1
           Accident & Emergency Ward – 1
 
  1. O.P. Days & Timings
          Daily – 7.30 A.M. to 12 Noon & 3 PM to 5 PM
 
  1. I.P.Unit & Admission day
          Unit – 1 – Tuesdays & alternate Saturdays
          Unit – 2 – Wednesdays & alternate Mondays
          Unit – 3 – Thursdays & alternate Saturdays
          Unit – 4 – Fridays & alternate Mondays
          Sundays – rotation basis
 
  1. Bed strength of Department
          General units – 120
          IMCU – 5
          IRCU – 5
          ICCU – 5
          AE Ward – 8
 
  1. Average 0.P – 1,82,500 / year
  2. Average I.P. – 20,075 / year
  3. Special clinics conducted by the Department
      Diabetic / hypertension clinics on Tuesdays & Thursdays
 
Outpatient care
 
  • General medicine
  • Diabetic clinic
  • Hypertension Clinic
  • ART center
 
Inpatient care
 
  • Medical Inpatient services
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Poison Control and Toxicology
  • Disaster Management
 
Specialised treatment
 
  • I.M.C.U. – Critically ill cases in all specialities
  • Toxicology – all poisonings
  • Mechanical Ventilatory support
  • Tracheostomy

JOURNALS PUBLISHED
 
SL NO ARTICLE TITLE NAME OF THE JOURNAL AUTHORS ACCEPTED/ PUBLICATION DATE
1  
 PREVALENCE OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN DIABETICS IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
P. S. RANI
P. SASIKUMAR
24-05-2017
2  
 PREVALENCE PATTERN PRECIPITATING FACTORS AND PRESENTING FEATURES OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS IN GDMCH DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
K. SURESHKUMAR
P. S. RANI
 
 21-05-2017
3  
 STUDY ON ANALYSIS OF SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC ASPECTS, CLINICAL PROFILE, ECG CHANGESELECTROLYTE STATUS AND OUTCOME WITH ACUTE YELLOW OLEANDER SEED POISON PATIENTS IN GDMCH, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
G. INDUMATH
M. ARIVUMANI
 
 16-05-2017
4  
 TO EVALUATE THE CLINICAL & ETIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH PANCYTOPENIA IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
P. S. RANI
K. SURESHKUMAR
 
 
 16-05-2017
5  
 ASSESSMENT OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN ISCHAEMIC STROKE IN GDMCH DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
P. SASIKUMAR
P. S. RANI
 
 21-05-2017
 
6  
 STUDY OF RHYTHM DISTURBANCES IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 P. SASIKUMAR
 
 25-06-2017
7  
 PREVALENCE OF DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN ACUTE STROKE IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 A. RAVI
 
 07-07-2017
8  
 A STUDY ON THE PREVALENCE OF INCREASED LEFT VENTRICULAR MASS AND PROTEINURIA IN NEWLY DIAGNOSED HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 P. RAVIKUMAR
 
 02-07-2017
9  
 “STUDY ON LIVER BIOCHEMICAL PROFILES INCONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 P. RAVIKUMAR
 
 03-07-2017
10  
 A STUDY ON WAIST HIP RATIO IN IDENTIFYING CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS, GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI COLLEGE HOSPITAL
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 M. ARIVUMANI
 
 07-07-2017
 
11  
 A STUDY ON SERUM AMYLASE LEVELS INACUTE ORGANOPHOSPHOROUS POISONING GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 P. ELANGO, G. INDUMATHI
 
 15-08-2017
12  
 CARDIAC CHANGES IN HEPATIC CIRRHOSIS IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 P. ELANGO, G. INDUMATHI
 
 15-08-2017
13  
 A STUDY ON IMPACT OF SMOKING ON GLYCEMIC INDEX STATUS AMONG PATIENTS WHO ARE ATTENDING GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 G. INDUMATHI
 
 15-08-2017
14  
 A STUDY ON THE PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE IN TYPE2 DIABETES MELLITUS PATIENTS IN GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL DHARMAPURI
 
INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE
 
 M. ARIVUMANI
 
 15-08-2017
 
15 “AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION IN CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM OF TYPE 2 DIABETIC MELLITUS – A BEDSIDE EVALUATION INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE GANESAMOORTHY KARUPASAMY, K. KARTHICK 17-02-2018
16 “PREVALENCE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN URBAN LOW SOCIOECONOMIC GROUP PATIENTS WITH SYMPTOMATIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE G. INDHUMATHI, K. SURESH KUMAR 17-02-2018
17 A CLINICO-PROFILE STUDY OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN TAMILNADU JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE AND CLINICAL RESEARCH (JMSCR) SASIKUMAR PERUMAL1 , SURESHKUMAR KRISHNAN2 , RAVIKUMAR PADMANABAN3 , ARIVUMANI MEGANTHAN4 , KARTHICK KUPPAN5 , JANUARY 2018
18 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF DIASTOLIC FUNCTION OF LEFT VENTRICLE AMONG POST MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENTS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH SASIKUMAR PERUMAL, 2 SURESHKUMAR KRISHNAN, 3 RAVIKUMAR PADMANABAN, 5 KARTHICK KUPPAN, DECEMBER 2017
 
 
 
 
19 A STUDY ON PLATELET VOLUME INDICES IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE G. RANJANI AUGUST – 2016
20 ASYMPTOMATIC BACTERIURIA IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC WOMEN PATIENTS WHO ARE ATTENDING MEDICINE OPD OF GOVERNMENT DHARMAPURI MEDICAL COLLEGE, DHARMAPURI INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE G. RANJANI
 
 
SEPTEMBER – 2017
21 ESTIMATION OF SERUM CALCIUM AND SERUM PHOSPHORUS LEVELS IN MEWLY DETECTED ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF INTEGRATED MEDICINE G.RANJANI SEPTEMBER – 2017
 
 
 

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