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Internal Medicine

  • By: Andrew J. Waskey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Internal medicine is a special branch of conventional medicine that treats diseases of the internal organs of the body. Physicians who become doctors of internal medicine are physicians who train to be doctors for adults. Called internists, “general internists,” and ...

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