General Medicine

Besides treating common medical conditions, the department maintains separate records of all serious and interesting problems, which form the basis of research. Well equipped Critical Care Units, including a bedside Dialyzer. Regular speciality clinics are conducted. Round the clock specilaities are available for treating emergiences. Highly dedicated team is the strength of the department. The cardiac Stress Test Laboratory has state of the art equipment which helps in diagnosing, prognosticating and evaluating the efficacy of therapy in coronary heart disease. In addition, the patient’s functional capacity can be measured and certain arrhythmia’s evaluated. PFT,EEG, EMG, Dialyzers, Imaging Studies, Digital Subtraction Angiography, add to the armamentarium.

  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Gastroenterology

The Department runs Special Clinics like Chest Pain Clinic, Executive Health Check up, Systemic Hypertension Clinic are Preventive Cardiology.

  1. Undergraduate Training :
  2. MBBS Students are trained from III Semester onwards. I Batch of MBBS students appeared for University General University exam in Dec. 2010 and 90% of them came out successful.

    Didactic lectures are given from VIth Semester onwards up to IXth semester.

    Undergraduates Students are posted in Medical Wards during IV, VI, VIII and IX Semesters. All Students are also given chances to present cases individually. A ward leaving practical exam is conducted on completion of ward posting in each semester.

    Periodic examinations in Medicine Theory are conducted on 1st Monday of each month in VIII & IX semesters.

  3. Postgraduate Training :
  4. M.D. General Medicine course commenced from June 2012 and 4 students were admitted.

    Postgraduate are trained at the OPD, Bedside, Emergency Medicine, Special Clinics, and Health Camps etc. Periodical assessment is made at the bedside. They have didactic lectures in basic sciences, as applicable to Medicine. They present clinical cases once weekly in which all members of Faculty interact and contribute.

    Weekly Symposium / Seminar or Journal club is conducted for their benefit. Topics of interest in Medicine are discussed in weekly classes.

    Postgraduates are also trained to conduct clinical classes for Undergraduate Students as part of their Postgraduate training.

    Postgraduates are encouraged to attend as many CMEs, Workshops, Conferences wherever they are conducted and they are encouraged to present case reports.

Clinical Activities:
    Special Clinics
    1 Haematology clinic - Monday
    2 Epilepsy clinic - Tuesday
    3 Nephrology clinic - Daily
    4 Endocrinology clinic - Thursday
    5 Neurology - Friday
    6 Hypertension clinic - Saturday
    7 Cardiology clinic - Daily
    8 Geriatric Clinic - Monday
    9 Liver Clinic - Wednesday

Each Special Clinic is functioning under a qualified Physician supported by other Specialists wherever applicable like Dietician, Urologist, Neurologist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Physiotherapist etc.

P.G Dissertation Topics

  1. Prevalence of Neuropathy in Type 2 Diabetic patients with and without Metabolic syndrome
  2. Guide: Dr. Shanmugam

    Investigator – Dr. Prinoj Vargheese

  3. Analysis of Lipid profiles of Diabetics and non-diabetics with acute coronary syndrome.
  4. Guide : Dr. Badrinath

    Investigator: Dr. Aashish. B

  5. The study of uric acid levels in primary hypertension without end organ damage.
  6. Guide : Dr. A.K. Badrinath

    Co-guide: Dr. R. Balasubramanian

    Investigator: Dr. R. Harish

  7. Hypovitaminosis-D and effect of supplementation of Vitamin-D in Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  8. Guide: Dr. Shanmugam

    Investigator: Dr. J. Sathiyanarayanan.