Internal Medicine Service
IPO-Porto Internal Medicine Service currently has a clinical staff of five hospital career physicians, one nurse and one operational assistant.
It is considered as a support service, with the following mission:
– Observe, guide and treat oncological patients who, besides their neoplasm disease, also present other comorbidities;
– Observe, stratify and medicate patients who will be subjected to surgical treatment, so as to optimize the whole perioperative period, decreasing morbidity and mortality within this period.
To fulfil these two objectives, its activity is distributed by following-up inpatients and outpatients.