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WHAT IS ADULT AND INTERNAL MEDICINE PRIMARY CARE?
Many people have heard of adult and internal medicine primary care but might not have a true understanding of what it is and what it focuses on. It’s important for each individual to understand what adult and internal medicine primary care is and what providers who practice internal medicine do. When a person must make a decision on who to trust with their healthcare, it’s important to know all their options.
Adult and internal medicine primary care is the medical specialty that deals specifically with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of internal diseases. Providers of adult and internal medicine primary care, or internists, are the primary care providers that most adults will see for their annual appointments, as well as the first providers they will see when facing a new health complication. Internists only see adults ages 18 and older. Providers of adult and internal medicine primary care focus on diseases that afflict all adults, from short-term care patients to chronically ill patients.
- Vascular and Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Respiratory Disease
- Blood Problems
- Joint and Rheumatologic Problems
- Kidney Problems
- Endocrine and Hormonal Problems
- Kidney Problems
- Urinary Problems
- Infectious Disease
- Neurological Problems
- Mental Health
- Perform both acute and preventative exams
- Formulate and treat diagnosis’
- Prescribe medications
- Administer vaccinations
- Recommend and refer to specialists when needed
Preventive medicine is a high priority for the adult and internal medicine primary care providers at Windsong Primary Care. Their desire is to recognize symptoms and signs of chronic diseases and get the proper care and treatment their patients need. They know the hardships that can occur with any disease. It’s their desire to always ensure their patients are well informed about every illness, all procedures, as well as treatment recommended. Each team member at Windsong Primary Care works diligently to create the best long term treatment goals for each patient.
BENEFITS OF ADULT AND INTERNAL MEDICINE PRIMARY CARE
There are many benefits to seeing an internist.
The internists at Windsong Primary Care have specific training that helps them diagnose and provide specific treatment for each individual and their illness. Their focus is on each individual patient and their goal is to work toward creating optimal wellness for each of them. Each internist is equipped to handle many different illnesses and conditions. They also work with other providers and specialists and will refer patients when necessary.