Internal medicine also known as General Medicine in Commonwealth countries is the medical specialty that comprises of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult health problems. Physicians that specialize in internal medicine are popularly termed as internists in Commonwealth countries. Internists manage patients with multi-system or undifferentiated diseases and care for ambulatory and hospitalized patients. Internists also play a vital role in research and teaching.
At RBH, a range of general healthcare specialities from simple to complex treatments contribute to advanced research and study of internal medicine. Intricate problems relevant to internal medicine in the Emergency, OPD, and ICU are dealt with on an everyday basis. Internists at RBH primarily take care of adult patients suffering from problems which include pain, Infectious diseases, fever, cold, cough, diabetes, Immunological diseases, hypertension, Neoplastic ailments, connective tissue disorders, patients feeling unwell or unconscious. The operations of the Department are in adherence with international protocols.