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Pt. Classifications

patient classifications

Departmentswhat it is
Allergy Sensitivity to various enviromental factors
Cardiology The study of the heart and its functions
Endocrinology The study of sevreting glands and their functions
Gastroenterology The study of the digestive system
Genitourinary Pertaining to the gential and urinary organs
Gerontology Pertaining to the treatment of the aged
Nephrology The study of the kidney
Neurology The study of the nervous system
Obstetrics the management of pregnancy, labor & delivery
Oncology the study of tumors
Ophthalmology the study of the eye
Orthopedics the preservation, restoration and function of the skeletal system
Pediatrics the development, care and treatment of diseases in children
Proctology the study of the diseases of the colon, rectum and anus
Psychiatry the branch of medicine which deals with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness
Psychology the science dealing with mental processes and their effects upon behavior
Pulmonology the study of the lungs
Urology the study of the gential tract in men; and the urinary tract in both men and women
Created by: kspath2