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Medicine is the science and practice of caring for a patient, managing the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, treatment, palliation of their injury or disease, and promoting their health. Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. Contemporary medicine applies biomedical sciences, biomedical research, genetics, and medical technology to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury and disease, typically through pharmaceuticals or surgery, but also through therapies as diverse as psychotherapy, external splints and traction, medical devices, biologics, and ionizing radiation, amongst others.

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Organizations relating to Medicine

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1949
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine / Milan, Italy / Est. 1999
International Brain Research Organization / Paris, France / Est. 1960
World Medical Association / Ferney-Voltaire, France / Est. 1947
International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology / Diegem, Belgium / Est. 1968
International Society of Hematology / Istanbul, Türkiye / Est. 1946
International Consortium for Medical Abortion / Est. 2002
International Society for Fibrinolysis and Proteolysis / Hamilton ON, Canada
International Society for Chronobiology / Vigo, Spain / Est. 1937
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex International / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1986
International College of Person-Centered Medicine / New York NY, USA / Est. 2009
International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spinal / Västra Frölunda, Sweden / Est. 1974
International Society for Neutron Radiology / Garching, Germany
Commonwealth Medical Trust / Folkestone, UK
International Commission on Trichinellosis / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1958
International Association of Medical Colleges / Westerly RI, USA / Est. 2005
International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists / Est. 1976
International Society of Geographical and Epidemiological Ophthalmology / London, UK / Est. 1970
Universala Medicina Esperanto-Asocio / Trier, Germany / Est. 1908
International Society for Sexual Medicine / Wormerveer, Netherlands / Est. 1982
World Association of Sleep Medicine / Est. 2003
International Society of Neuroimmunology / Athens, Greece / Est. 1988
International Society for Heart Research / Durham NC, USA / Est. 1967
International Society of Lymphology / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1966
International Association of Medical Science Educators / Huntington WV, USA / Est. 1993
World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1999
Senologic International Society / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1975
International COPD Coalition / Gig Harbor WA, USA / Est. 1999
Association des dermatologistes francophones / Est. 1923
International Committee for Insurance Medicine / Est. 1901
International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine / Est. 1959
World Stroke Organization / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2006
World Federation of Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Societies / Est. 1987
International Society of Electrocardiology / Bratislava, Slovakia / Est. 1966
International Neuropsychological Society / Salt Lake City UT, USA / Est. 1967
International Society of Audiology / Est. 1952
International Association of Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine / Est. 2005
Fédération Internationale Francophone de Coelio-Chirurgie / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 2005
International Anaplastology Association / Delray Beach FL, USA / Est. 1980
Global Sepsis Alliance / Berlin, Germany
Eurasian Colorectal Technologies Association / Graz, Austria / Est. 2007
International Coalition for Trachoma Control / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 2004
International Conference of Occlusion Medicine
World Uro Oncology Federation / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 2005
European-Latin-American-Caribbean-Tuberculosis Consortium
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2003
World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Dublin, Ireland
KPro Study Group / Penrith NSW, Australia / Est. 1990
Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association / Brussels, Belgium
Sacro Occipital Technic Organization International / Burleigh QLD, Australia / Est. 2010

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