In his recent editorial, S.D. Moulopoulos showed how the role of internal medicine these days must be clearly defined because of the occurrence of an identity crisis due to the prevalence of overspecialization [
]. He made it clear that the field of internal medicine includes all patients whose condition belongs to two or more subspecialties, as well as patients with general medical problems.
- Moulopoulos S.D.
Internal Medicine in 2003 or the specialty of “invisible diseases”.
Eur J Intern Med. 2004; 15: 77-78
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to European Journal of Internal Medicine
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
- Internal Medicine in 2003 or the specialty of “invisible diseases”.Eur J Intern Med. 2004; 15: 77-78
- La médecine obstétricale: une mission de choix pour l'interniste.Rev Med Interne. 2004; 25: 419-420
Accepted: January 28, 2005
Received: November 12, 2004
© 2005 Elsevier B.V. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.