Acute and General Medicine

Acute medicine and general medicine are two branches of medical practice that deal with the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and conditions that require immediate medical attention.

Acute medicine primarily focuses on treating patients with acute illnesses or injuries, such as heart attacks, strokes, and broken bones, in a hospital setting. General medicine, on the other hand, is a more comprehensive approach to medical care that deals with both acute and chronic conditions, and is often provided by a primary care physician in an outpatient setting.

Both acute and general medicine aim to provide patients with the best possible medical care, based on the latest scientific evidence, to help them recover from their conditions as quickly and effectively as possible.

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