Medical Care

The term medical care refers to the prevention, treatment and
management of several ailments as an attempt to preserve psychological
and physiological well-being. Medical nurses and health professionals
who offer valuable services to the patients shoulder this whole

In the words of WHO or World Health
Organization, medical care concerns all goods and services formulated
for the purpose of promoting a sound healthy condition which includes
“preventive, curative and palliative interventions, whether directed to
individuals or to populations”.

Previously the term “health
care” was basically used for medicines required for the proper
treatment and prevention of several diseases.

The health
care or medical care industry is growing fast with the progress of time
and civilization. The yearly turn over of the industry is impressive
enough to constitute a major part of the country’s economy.

industry depends on the transferal of essential health services by
providers of health care. However, for the services offered by the
organizations payments are being made either by the patient or the
patient’s insurance company. Such organizations also receive
governmental aids or economical assistance provided by charities or
volunteers specifically in third world countries.

contemporary times medical care or health care is offered in several
ways. The most common method of dealing is a face-to-face interaction
between the patient and health care provider. This is generally what
happens in the field of medicine in several growing and developing

However, with the introduction of modern
telecommunications technology the communication between the provider
and the receiver has become more easy and convenient. In such cases
communication takes place over the telephone and through video
conferencing, the Internet, e-mail, text messages and several other
modes of communication.

There is immense improvement in
health care system due to advancements of medical science. However, for
a suitable medical care a proper diagnosis and treatment of the
condition is essential.

From a social point of view a
significant portion of the population can become healthier through
changes made in society and individual life styles. In this way, down
the years health care and supervision has enhanced the life of an
individual and has rightly taught him the lesson of healthy living.
Therefore, stay fit and live healthy with apposite medical care and