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Health Department

Health
Department

  • Peadiatrics
  • Gynaecology/Obstetrics
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Radiology / Ultrasound
  • Dentistry
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Urology
  • General Medicine

Peadiatrics

A paediatrician is a child's physician who provides not only medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill but also preventive health services for healthy children. A paediatrician manages physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the children under their care at every stage of development, in both sickness and health. The aims of the study of paediatrics is to reduce infant and child rate of deaths, control the spread of infectious disease, promote healthy lifestyles for a long disease-free life and help ease the problems of children and adolescents with chronic conditions. Paediatricians diagnose and treat several conditions among children including:- injuries infections genetic and congenital conditions cancers organ diseases and dysfunctions Paediatrics is concerned not only about immediate management of the ill child but also long term effects on quality of life, disability and survival. Paediatricians are involved with the prevention, early detection, and management of problems including:- developmental delays and disorders behavioral problems functional disabilities social stresses mental disorders including depression and anxiety disorders Paediatrics is a collaborative specialty. Paediatricians need to work closely with other medical specialists and healthcare professionals and subspecialists of paediatrics to help children with problems

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Gynaecology/Obstetrics

A gynecologist treats the overall health of their female patients, treating problems and diseases of the female reproductive system such as breast and hormonal problems, urinary tract and pelvic disorders, and cancer of the cervix. Most often than not, a gynecologist is an obstetrician as well.

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Dermatology

A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in conditions involving the skin, hair, and nails. A dermatologist can identify and treat more than 3,000 conditions. These conditions include eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer, among many others.

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Cardiology

Cardiologists are doctors who diagnose, assess and treat adult patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels (the cardiovascular system). They manage patients with conditions such as: Angina (chest pain caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries) Arrhythmias, eg atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) Heart murmurs due to heart valve disease Cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) with heart failure including pulmonary oedema (accumulation of fluid) coronary artery thrombosis or myocardial infarction (heart attack) often associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol diseases of the arteries (atherosclerosis, arteritis, atheroma) Hole in the heart and other forms of congenital heart disease within adult lifeincluding transition from paediatric care and shared care of pregnant women with heart disease. For cardiologists, emphasis is on improving survival rates and quality of life following a heart attacks, heart failure or heart rhythm disorders; but they are also concerned with understanding disease processes and disease prevention.

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Radiology / Ultrasound

Radiologists are medical doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging (radiology) procedures (exams/tests) such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.

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Dentistry

Dentists remove tooth decay, fill cavities, and repair fractured teeth. Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients' teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

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Orthopedics

Orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, correction, prevention, and treatment of patients with skeletal deformities - disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. The physicians who specialize in this area are called orthopedic surgeons or orthopedists.

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Ophthalmology

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor (MD) or a doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) who specializes in eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery. They also write prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses.

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Urology

Urologists concentrate on the genitourinary system and evaluate other systems as well. The urologist may want to check blood counts, kidney function, or test PSA (prostate-specific antigen) or testosterone levels. Your urologist may order imaging studies.

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General Medicine

General Medicine (also called internal medicine) is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the internal organs. Specialists in this area focus on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of a huge range of disorders affecting every part of the body.

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