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Govt. Tiruvannamalai Medical College and Hospital

Department of General Medicine

       The basic clinical functions of the Department of General Medicine have been made available from the first  day of functioning of the Government Tiruvannamalai Medical College and Hospital, Tiruvannamalai in 22.08.2013, with requisite faculty and infrastructure  stipulations .Over the subsequent period, till now, as per the guidelines and principles laid down in MCI regulations and the norms of the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University,with the constant support and encouragement of the Government of Tamil Nadu, the department has been documenting  a progressive pace of growth in the spheres of  development, patient care, academic activities.
Courses offered
The course offered in our college is the undergraduate medical degree  course  (MBBS) awarded on due completion, by the Medical Varsity as per rules and regulations. The rules, regulations and syllabus governing the undergraduate degree course are in the websites of  Directorate of Medical Education, the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical university  and the Medical Council of India, which follow, later in this web page.
Department of General Medicine

Professor and HOD 1
Associate professors 3
Assistant professors 4
Senior Residents 5
Junior Residents 8
Total number of medical units - 4
Each unit is headed by a Professor/ Associate Professor
Out patient services
                  All days including Government holidays from 7.30am to 12.00 noon by Assistant professors/Senior residents  and  subsequently seen by  DAP (Duty Assistant Physician).If admitted, all critically ill patients are attended by Casualty medical officers initially to triage & subsequently  handed over to duty medical specialists/Assistant Professor/S R /J R – on duty. Average OP patients attended is given below

            In O.P.D.
a)           Clinical demonstration room :       Available
b)          Number of rooms in the OPD       4 examination room &      
For seeing the patients                    one demo room
by various faculty members
and resident staff
B.           In-door
a)           Bedside teaching                             Available
b)          Clinical demonstration room/          Available
seminar room

 In patient Beds:120

Emergency patients
Emergency patients are attended at casualty 24hours/ 7 days a week by Casualty Medical Officers  and subsequently seen by Medical specialist – Assistant Professor/DAP(Duty Assistant Physician). After triaging, patients are shifted to the appropriate  facility ( A E ward/I M C U) for further management.
Admission days
Monday Unit I
Tuesdays Unit II
Wednesdays Unit III
Thursday Unit IV
Friday All 4 units in rotation
Saturday All 4 units in rotation
Sunday All 4 units in rotation
Special clinics 
         The various systemic diseases of vital importance with life threatening potential  are attended to, at our services offered in  special clinics  as follows:
Cardiology clinic
 Neurology clinic
Diabetic clinic
Hypertension clinic
Master Health Check up
Noncommunicable Diseases Clinic

Cardiology clinic is conducted on Tuesday & Thursday . I H D patients, Rhematic heart disease & congenital heart disease patients are followed up and new patients  are registered  for regular care. 

   Noncommunicable Diseases Clinic
    Conducted on all Weekdays 
Screening done for Cancer Cervix , Breast, Hypertension and Diabetes and refered to respective departments.

          The 1st and 2nd clinical year medical students OP clinics are handled by the Professor, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors in turn from 8-00am to 9-30 am on all weekdays .IP student clinics for the students are conducted by the same faculty from 10-00 am to 1200 noon on all week days excepting Saturday. Weekly assessment sessions are held for the students on Saturdays from 10-00 am to 1200 noon by Associate professors and Professor.In the IP sessions , clinical demonstration is done on basic clinical procedures and clinical signs .Theory classes for 2nd year students are conducted in the post lunch session following the Varsity Syllabi.    




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