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medical specialty

Any specialty that provides patient management without invasive procedures. With the advent of minimally invasive techniques (e.g., balloon catheterisation, endoscopies, and various other procedures) the term medical speciality has expanded and is now typically understood to mean any therapy provided by a non-surgical specialist. 

Examples
Internal medicine (allergy and immunology), cardiology, gastroenterology, haematology/oncology, neurology, infectious and pulmonary diseases, dermatology, paediatrics, psychiatry, occupational medicine, preventive medicine, aerospace medicine.

medical specialty

Any specialty that provides non-interventional Pt management, ie with drugs, or with minimum intervention–eg, balloon catheterization Examples Internal medicine–allergy and immunology, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, neurology, infectious and pulmonary diseases, dermatology, pediatrics, psychiatry, occupational medicine, preventive medicine, aerospace medicine. Cf Hospital-based physicians, 'Surgical' specialty.
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