With a focus on cerebral vascular accidents (CVA), hypertension and acute renal failure (AKI), the 18th Congress of Internal Medicine at Hospital de Clínicas began on Monday, a meeting that will run through Thursday and will bring together more than 7,000 health professionals and specialists Distinguished nationally and internationally.
“The The theme for this edition of the conference will be “Science and Experience in the Service of Medical Practice” which is a synthesis and common approach of the main pillars that characterize a university hospital with the aim of providing useful content for everyday practice Sofia Fernandez, President of Congress said.
These conferences will address health care updates and experiences in each area and specialty of internal medicine, as well as social and public health implications.
The program of activities brings together the main current issues in medical practice, and although the main topics are stroke, arterial hypertension and acute renal failure, the event will include courses, round tables, seminars, simulation sessions, meetings with specialists and workshops for other topics as well.
Hospital de Clínicas annually publishes more than 200 scientific papers in refereed journals, holds 48 conferences per week and its specialists have participated in at least 400 other scientific conferences and meetings in our country and abroad, it is reported.
The International Congress of Internal Medicine at Hospital de Clínicas, which has been held twice a year for 36 years, is the meeting of professional reference in the field of health in the region, this time being held at the Marriott Hotel (Carlos Pellegrini 551).