Medicine is the Science of Healing

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Medicine is the Science of Healing

Medicine is the Science of Healing; the practice of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, and the promotion of health. It can also be classified as Medications, drugs, substances used to treat and cure diseases, and to promote health. Some people might call medicine a regulated patient-focused health profession that is devoted to the health and well being of patients.

Whichever way medicine is described, the thrust of the meaning is the same - diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease, taking care of patients and a dedication to their health and well being.

 

These qualities are achieved through a multidisciplinary approach and an early involvement in patient management, while also addressing ethical issues and legal responsibilities, which are at the basis of the profession. In addition, medical anthropology, medical humanities and bioethics are emphasized, as well as the ability to communicate with the patient and the family.

Medicine provides students with a strong scientific background, and theoretical and hands-on preparation in medical practice and methodology, as well as a high level of professional operational independence and decision-making in terms of ability to face and solve the main health problems from all points of view: preventive, diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic.

 

Working together as an interdisciplinary team, many highly trained health professionals besides medical practitioners are into the delivery of modern health care. Examples include: nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, laboratory scientists, pharmacists, podiatrists, physiotherapists, respiratory therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, radiographers, dietitians, and bioengineers, surgeons, surgeon's assistant, surgical technologist


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