Cadre Health Care_Clinical Departments_The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University
Cadre Health Care

Cadre Health Care department was founded in 2001. It is designed specifically for retired cadres and elderly patients with a comprehensive set of clinical specialties. Now the department is located in the 4th floor of NO.5 building and owns 33 beds. The environment of the ward is clean and pleasant.

The department currently has 10 doctors, including one senior physician, four associate senior physicians, four attending physicians and one resident physician, whose professional areas include cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, osteoporosis, renal, integrative medicine etc., which have accumulated a wealth of experience on the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of senile diseases.

In the past over ten years, the Cadre Health Care department has devoted to the clinical research of geriatric diseases, and has a group of experienced doctors and nurses. It has integrated prevention, treatment, rescue and rehabilitation. In the long-term clinical work, the comprehensive treatment and care of various diseases in elderly patients have accumulated rich experience. The target is the common disease in elderly people, such as senile hypertension, coronary heart disease, acute and chronic heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, cerebral arteriosclerosis, dementia, vertigo, pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary heart disease, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, rheumatism, osteoporosis, urinary tract infections, prostate hyperplasia, various malignancies, etc. The "one-stop" service mode of inpatient and outpatient provides more convenience for elderly patients. It takes the lead in carrying out the comprehensive geriatric assessment which has become one of the indispensable tools in geriatrics practice. In 2016, the average duration of inpatient was 14.45 days, ranking the forefront of similar departments in our province.

Director Du Xiaohong is Director of China geriatrics and Gerontology, Executive director of Zhejiang Geriatrics Society, Chairman of Wenzhou Geriatric medical association. She has repeatedly been rated as an advanced individual of cadres-work at provincial and municipal level. She led the establishment of the Wenzhou Medical Association geriatrics branch In July 2009, and take charge of four provincial and municipal scientific research projects.