Adult Medicine focuses on the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults. Most adults face multiple heath conditions that they will need continued treatment for throughout their lifetime.
- Care for chronic illness such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Arthritis, Lung Disease, Cardiac, and Thyroid Disease
- Care for acute illness such as Sinusitis Influenza, Bronchitis, Urinary Tract Infections and Abdominal pain
Geriatric Care focuses on the unique needs of the elderly person by promoting health and treating diseases in older adults. In the elderly, mild medical problems can lead to much more complex issues. Major impairments that can affect the elderly are immobility, instability, incontinence, and impaired intellect/memory. That is why caring for the older adult is very important. The physician focuses on the patients individualized needs to help them maintain their quality of life.