The Most Common Medical Conditions

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Most of patients were of different age group including men women and children. They used to presents with a variety of complaints with minor and major illnesses. Sometimes they present with a critical illness which requires meticulous care. I worked with a group of specialists who were easily available from local hospitals to help manage the patients promptly. Following are some essential element of practice.
2.1 Knowledge of Medical Conditions – common:
The most common medical conditions that used to encounter on a daily basis in the children under five years were respiratory, gastrointestinal disorders of infectious origin, mostly viral and some bacterial in origin. In older group, osteoarthritis, COPD, prostate enlargement, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, hypertension dementia, depression and neurological disorders such as stroke and Parkinson disease. Others common illnesses were diabetes, asthma, urinary tract infection, skin rash, contact dermatitis, traumatic injury, insomnia. In women, menopausal disorder and menstrual irregularities, dysmenorrhea, and contraceptive advice were some of the common presentation in the practice.
Lifestyle related problems such smoking, tobacco, alcohol-related disorders were common occurrences. Many of young patients came with sexually transmitted infection such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Herpes, Syphilis, Hepatitis, and HIV.
2 Knowledge of Medical Conditions – treatable: There were many medical conditions which could be…
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