::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
 
 

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