medical specialities

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anaesthesiology

study of specialty concerning control of sensation and rescusitation

bariatric

study of reduction of stomach capacity for treatment of obesity

cardiology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of the heart and the blood vessels

dermatology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of the skin

endicrinology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of endocrine system - hormones and ductless glands

gastrenterology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of digestive system

genitourinary

study of he conditions, disease and treatment of urinary and male reproductive system

geriatrics

study of the conditions, diseases and treatment of elderly people

gynaecology

study of the conditions,disease and treatment of female reproductive system

haematology

study of the conditions,disease and treatment of blood

hepatology

study of the conditions,disease and treatment of liver

immunology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of the immune system -the defense system of the body

nephrology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of the urinary system, including kidney

neurology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of the nervous system

obstetrics

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of pregnancy and childbirth

oncology

study of tumours - including cancer

ophthalmology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of eyes

orthopaedics

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of locomotor system, bones and joints

otorhinolaryngology

study of the conditions disease and treatment of ear, nose and throat

plastic surgery

reshaping of body parts/skin

paediatrics

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of children

psychiatry

study of mental illness

rhuematology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of connective tissue

urology

study of the conditions, disease and treatment of urinary system

venerology

study of sexually transmitted diseases

cytology

microscopic study of cells

bacteriology

microscopic study of bacteria

biochemistry

study of the chemical contents and processes of the body

histology

microscopic study of tissues

histopathology

microscopic study of diseases of tissues

microbiology

microscopic study of micro-organisms

pathology

study of disease, its effects and causes

pharmacology

study of drugs and their effects

physiotherapy

study of treatment with natural, physical means as opposed to drugs, eg. exercise and massage

psycology

study of the mind and behaviour

forensic pathology

study of criminal investigation concerning disease/death

radiology

study of the use of x-rays in diagnosis and treatment

virology

study of viruses

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