Portal:Medicine

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Medicine
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R
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Top level portal for Class R: Medicine

Subclass R: General medicine

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General medicine covers areas common to medicine as a whole, such as its history, philosophy and ethics. It also covers practical aspects such as medical educations, technology and personnel.

Child portals: British Medical JournalThe LancetProvincial Medical and Surgical Association

Subclass RA: Public aspects of medicine

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Public aspects of medicine covers subjects such as medicine and the state, public health, hygiene, medical centres, forensics and toxicology.

Child portal: Health

Subclass RB: Pathology

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Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease.

Subclass RC: Internal medicine

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Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. It is known as "general medicine" in Commonwealth countries. This portal includes works on specific diseases.

Child portal: American Association for Respiratory Care

Subclass RD: Surgery

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Surgery is the medical specialty that involves physical intervention on tissues; often either cutting into them or closing an existing wound.

Subclass RE: Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology is the medical specialty dealing with the eye.

Subclass RF: Otorhinolaryngology

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Otorhinolaryngology is the medical specialty dealing with the head and neck, otherwise known as "ear, nose and throat".

Subclass RG: Gynecology and obstetrics

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Gynecology and obstetrics are the medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive system and with children during and immediately after pregnancy.

Child portal: Abortion

Subclass RJ: Pediatrics

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Pediatrics is the medical specialty that covers the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in children.

Subclass RK: Dentistry

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Dentistry is the medical specialty dealing with teeth.

Subclass RL: Dermatology

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Dermatology is the medical specialty dealing with skin.

Subclass RM: Therapeutics

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Therapeutics covers all remedies of health problems apart from pharmaceutical. This ranges from diet, to acupuncture, to physical therapy, to chemotherapy.

Subclass RMA: Pharmacology

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Pharmacology is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drugs.

Subclass RS: Pharmacy and materia medica

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Pharmacy and materia medica covers medical substances and their therapeutic properties. This includes formulation, pharmacopoeias, and dispensaries.

Subclass RT: Nursing

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Nursing is a profession focused on care for people, with the aim of improving or maintaining their health.

Subclass RV: Botanic, Thomsonian and eclectic medicine

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Botanic, Thomsonian and eclectic medicine are a variety of related systems of medicine that use herbal and physical therapies to cure disease.

Subclass RX: Homeopathy

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Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine based on the doctrine that like cures like, according to which a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people will cure similar symptoms in sick people.

Subclass RZ: Other systems of medicine

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Other systems of medicine covers subjects such as chiropractic, osteopathy, magnetotherapy, phrenology and radiesthesia.

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