Internal Medicine deals with diseases of internal organs. It includes specialized areas such as allergy and immunology, angiology, diabetology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, cardiology, nephrology, osteology, rheumatology, and some other fields.
This workplace investigates and treats upper and lower gastrointestinal disease, as well as diseases of the pancreas and bile duct system. This includes endoscopy and nutritional services. Sub-specialities include colerectal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and swallowing problems. (Endoscopy involves a small thin tube with a camera on the end. This is guided down the throat to investigate problems in your oesophagus and digestive system.)
This workplace monitors and assesses patients with kidney (renal) problems. They also supervise the dialysis day unit for people who are waiting for a kidney transplant or who are unable to have a transplant for any reason.
The work of endocrinological workplace consists of diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up of patients with diseases of the endocrine glands. It uses a variety of laboratory diagnostic methods, clinical and imaging. As part of the treatment works closely with many field such as surgery, nuclear medicine, nephrology clinic, etc. Visit the 4th floor of the pavilion's internal.
Immunology and allergology
On this worklplace there is provided comprehensive laboratory and clinical diagnostics of immunopathological conditions (allergic disease, systemic disease, immunodeficiency) and its treatment (replacement therapy for antibody immunodeficiency virus, vaccine, fabrication, alergen immunotherapy, immunomodulation and stimulation therapy, administration of immunosuppressive therapy ). Department collaborates with all national registers and teaching hospitals, which are specialized immune workplace.
Closely linked with nephrology teams at hospitals, these units provide haemodialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure. Many of these patients are on waiting lists for a kidney transplant. They also provide facilities for peritoneal dialysis and help facilitate home haemodialysis.
Specialist doctors called rheumatologists run the unit and are experts in the field of musculoskeletal disorders (bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves). Their role is to diagnose conditions and recommend appropriate treatment, if necessary from the orthopaedic department.
Registred dietitians and nurse educators from Hospital Jihlava offer you a comprehensive program in diabetes education. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the pancreas either does not produce enough insulin or produces ineffective insulin so the body cannot use food properly. This results in high blood sugar which can lead to severe medical complications. Diabetes can be controlled. By properly balancing food, exercise and medication, the risk of diabetes-related complications can be reduced drastically.
Registered dietitians work with you to determine a regimen that will help you control your diabetes. Meal plans are tailored to fit your needs, taking into consideration your lifestyle, work schedule and food preferences. You will receive instruction on blood sugar testing, healthy eating, food label reading, exercise, and what you can do to help keep your blood sugars at a normal level during your pregnancy.
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