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  1. Six attending physicians, three residents, three technical staff, two breathing therapists and three doctor assistants.
  2. Six specialists of department of internal medicine.
  3. Six subspecialists includes, one chest physician, three cardiologists, one nephrologist and one gastroentrologist.

Teaching and Training

  1. On every Monday , Tuesday , Thursday, and Friday morning, we hold the morning meetings on discussing the new patients admitted since yesterday.
  2. On every Wednesday, the institute of medical department hold teaching activity (including CPC, journal meeting) .
  3. Also hold the seminar of the magazine or study in the report on Friday morning every other week.
  4. Death and complication discussion on Thursday of the fourth week of every month.
  5. On Thursday of the first and third week of every month, radiological combined meeting was hold.
  6. We also joint the academic discussion that was hold by the every medical association.
  7. The director of the department of general medicine makes an inspection tour in the ward twice a week.
  8. Send residents to joint the meeting of ‘ prehospital training of internal medicine’ hold by the medical association of department of internal medicine.
  9. Send the residents to Tri-service general hospital for the three-year-training of internal medicine after graduating for medical university.
  10. Attending doctors hold the ward-round teaching at least once every day.
  11. Every Saturday, the clinic teaching at OPD will be hold and specialist will be arranged special teaching programs.
  12. Arrange the physicians for the short-course training to other teaching centers.

Clinical Works

All attending physicians of the department of internal medicine are the exam-group-staff for historical recordings and medicines. Under the hospital case discussion including various kinds of meetings, discharging cases and mortality conference, we will check various kinds of records for accurate of the use of medicines.

Division of chest medicine

The departmental equipments included bronchoscope, computer lung function machine ( The human body case is counted )
and ultrasonic wave nebulizer treating device. Around 20 beds of respiratory care ward are also available (RCW ).

Division of cardiology

The equipments include the sport electrocardiogram , colored echocardiography and the interpretation system of 24-hour electrocardiogram, etc.

We can do other exams and treatment including temporal pacemaker implantation, pericardiocentesis ( ultrasono-guided procedure), Swan-Ganz, pulmonary artery catheter insertion for monitoring cardiac output and pulmonary artery wedge pressure.

Division of Gastroenterology

The equipments include electronic endoscope, and whole abdominal sonography. The procedure such as local injection of gastroduodenal ulcer and ligation of esophageal varices bleeding can be done.
Other therapies such as polypectomy, bile duct drainage ( PTCD), liver puncture, ERCP, endoscopic papilotomy (EPT) and biliary tract stone extraction to be all out of question.

Division of infectious disease

In fact, no infectious specialist of the division temporarily. The chest physician takes the duty of infectious control,and one infectious control nurse maintains the daily activity.
On every Wednesday afternoon, an infectious physician comes from 門諾 keeps the OPD work and holds the infectious conference.
Our nosocomial infection control community controls the nosocomial infection in order to reduce the resistent strain of the bacterial.

OPD activity

We keep our OPD over 3 period of time every day at our general hospital.
There is clinic of department of internal medicine, on Taroko.
We also keep our OPD in the nursing homes, and cooperate with the clinics in Hualien.

ER activity

We have full-time emergency on call for 24 hours and internal medical consultation.

Ward round

89 beds of the department of the internal medicine ( Include 59 beds of social insurances , 30 military beds), provide special care to intensive care 12 beds.
Otherwise, average beds of each resident takes response for about 15 beds.
Military’s physical examination and physical examination of the military service:
About 10 times each year, and 1 to 5 items in each time.

We have isolation wards of respiratory track and begun to operate already , Enabled the active tuberculosis patient to get better isolating treatment. Two negative pressure wards which can afford services when special infectious diseases are prevailing.