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Acute Internal Medicine
AIM is concerned with the assessment, diagnosis and management of adults presenting to secondary care with acute medical illness.
Involves the care of patients with heart disease and covers a wide range of clinical activities. Management can involve interventional treatment and cardiac imaging and draws on a large evidence base of effective preventative and therapeutic options.
Internal Medical Training
Forms the first stage of specialty training for most doctors training in physicianly specialties and will prepare trainees for participating in the acute medical take at a senior level and managing patients with acute and chronic medical problems in outpatient and inpatient settings.
Is one of the most varied of the physician specialties allowing options for seeing all age groups of patients with inflammatory, inherited, environmental, occupational or malignant skin disorders.
Endocrine and Diabetes Mellitus
Is a broad ranging specialty encompassing basic mechanisms of physiology and pharmacology coupled with the ability to improve quality of life and long-term outcomes through effective disease control, and often cure.
The trained gastroenterologist will be able to develop and run endoscopy services for diagnostic, therapeutic and screening endoscopy. All trained gastroenterologists will be competent at upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy.
General Internal Medicine
Many patients are cared for under the umbrella of general internal medicine.
Offers a stimulating intellectual challenge as illness may present in unusual ways in older people, they frequently have multiple pathologies that interact and they particularly prone to adverse drug reactions.
This specialty encompasses both clinical and laboratory practice. As a result, this dual role provides a unique opportunity to combine clinical skills with appropriate, often cutting edge, science to make a diagnosis, choose the optimal treatment plan and monitor progress.
Respiratory physicians have considerable technical skill and have expertise in cardiopulmonary physiology and run lung function laboratories in most hospitals for the interpretation of complex lung function testing, a cornerstone of respiratory diagnosis.
Incorporates the investigation, holistic management and rehabilitation of patients with a wide spectrum of disorders of the muskuloskeletal system encompassing the locomotor apparatus, bone and connective tissues and blood vessels.
The primary purpose of sub-specialty training in stroke medicine is to promote the development of physicians with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to function as an expert consultant resource within specialist stroke services.