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1. Anesthesiology – practice of medicine dedicated to the relief of pain and total care of the surgical patient before, during and after surgery.
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2. Cardiology – branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the heart and the blood vessels.
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Cardiology
3. Critical care medicine – focuses on life support and the intensive care of the seriously ill.
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Critical care medicine
4. Dentistry – branch of medicine that deals with treatment of diseases in the oral cavity
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Dentistry
5. Dermatology – branch of medicine that deals with the skin, hair, and nails.
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Dermatology
6. Emergency medicine – focuses on care provided in the emergency department
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Emergency medicine
7. Endocrinology – branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the endocrine system.
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Endocrinology
8. Epidemiology – study of cause and prevalence of diseases and programs to contain them
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Epidemiology
9. First aid – assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery. It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR while awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of minor conditions, such as applying a plaster to a cut.
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First aid
10. Gastroenterology – branch of medicine that deals with the study and care of the digestive system.
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Gastroenterology
11. General practice (often called family medicine) is a branch of medicine that specializes in primary care.
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General practice
12. Geriatrics – branch of medicine that deals with the general health and well-being of the elderly.
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Geriatrics
13. Gynaecology – diagnosis and treatment of the female reproductive system
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Gynaecology
14. Hematology – branch of medicine that deals with the blood and the circulatory system.
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Hematology
15. Hepatology – branch of medicine that deals with the liver, gallbladder and the biliary system.
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Hepatology
16. Infectious disease – branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of infectious disease, especially for complex cases and immunocompromised patients.
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Infectious disease
17. Internal medicine – involved with adult diseases
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Internal medicine
18. Neurology – branch of medicine that deals with the brain and the nervous system.
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Neurology
19. Nephrology – branch of medicine which deals with the kidneys.
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Nephrology
20. Obstetrics – care of women during and after pregnancy
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Obstetrics
21. Oncology – branch of medicine that studies the types of cancer.
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Oncology
22. Ophthalmology – branch of medicine that deals with the eyes.
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Ophthalmology
23. Optometry – branch of medicine that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the medical diagnosis and management of eye disease.
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Optometry
24. Orthopaedics – branch of medicine that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
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Orthopaedics
25. Otorhinolaryngology – branch of medicine that deals with the ears, nose and throat.
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Otorhinolaryngology
26. Pathology – study of causes and pathogenesis of diseases.
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Pathology
27. Pediatrics – branch of medicine that deals with the general health and well-being of children and in some countries like the U.S. young adults.
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Pediatrics
28. Preventive medicine – measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment.
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Preventive medicine
29. Psychiatry – branch of medicine that deals with the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.
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Psychiatry
30. Pulmonology – branch of medicine that deals with the respiratory system.
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Pulmonology
31. Radiology – branch of medicine that employs medical imaging to diagnose and treat disease.
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Radiology
32. Sports medicine – branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.
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Sports medicine
33. Rheumatology – branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.
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Rheumatology
34. Surgery – branch of medicine that uses operative techniques to investigate or treat both disease and injury, or to help improve bodily function or appearance.
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Surgery
35. Urology – branch of medicine that deals with the urinary system of both sexes and the male reproductive system
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