Department of EMERGENCY MEDICINE & TRAUMA

 

In any emergency, time is very crucial. The care providers should know the value of time and should be well-experienced to take quick and right decisions. Any delay in time, or a simple mistake can cost the patients their life. Global Hospital’s emergency medicine and trauma care facilities are one of the most advanced in India. They contain specialty care sections for accident & trauma, cardiac emergencies, and pediatrics emergencies. The department consists of professionals with specialized training and years of experience in dealing with medical emergency situation.

The emergency medicine and trauma department include leading fellowship trained experts in emergency care and our subspecialists are available for consultations. The Centre is staffed with trauma physicians, emergency room physicians, surgical residents, and nurses – all in readiness to respond to any kind of medical emergencies.

We are one of the largest emergency care departments with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. The emergency care wards are well furnished with latest technology machines to provide with the best of service and care to victims.

Division units add another level of service for the patients. They are:

  • Rapid treatment unit
  • Evaluation and treatment unit
  • Decontamination unit

Do not panic in case of any emergency condition, we are just a call away.

 

EMERGENY UNIT – MEDICAL CONDITIONS

SPONTANEOUS ABORTION

It is a non-induced fetal death or passage of products of conception before 2 wks gestation. It is a medical emergency as vaginal bleeding occurs during this condition.

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

This condition involves temporary or permanent damage to the brain tissues. It is a result of a hard impact on the head or brain which is often associated with internal bleeding or swelling of the brain.

HEART ATTACK

Heart attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is blocked usually due to a blood clot. The person experiences tightness and pain in the chest.

TRAUMA

Most of the traumas are caused by motor bike accidents or falls. Very rarely people are a victim to stabbing or shooting. Trauma may result in an assortment of injuries to various parts of the body.

RESPIRATORY FAILURE

When basic functions like, the bringing of oxygen and removal of carbon-di-oxide from the blood stream, are impaired, a life-threatening situation may occur.

BONE FRACTURES

Bone fracture is a medical emergency where in the continuity of the bone is broken due to high force impact or stress. The person undergoes immense pain and trauma.

 

WHY CHOOSE US

 
 

EXCELLENT DOCTORS

We measure our progress by the number of people in whom we restore the hope of a healthy tomorrow. Our doctors are highly knowledgeable, skilled, compassionate and will be there for you when you need them the most.

 
 

WORLD-CLASS INFRASTRUCTURE

Streamlined processes, advanced technologies, state-of-the-art infrastructures, specialised & interdisciplinary care and an unparalleled simplicity for meeting every patient's health needs. We are committed to your well-being.

 
 

LATEST TECHNOLOGY

Providing global access to advanced healthcare. We embrace high precision technologies for giving you a world class healthcare experience. Our exceptional medical expertise is matched by our commitment to personalised care.

 

 

PROCEDURES

Mechanical Ventilation is a form of artificial respiration that uses ventilator, which is a breathing machine, to assist the patients with their breathing. It is used when the lungs are not functioning properly. This breathing support helps in getting enough oxygen to the body and also helps in the removal of carbon-di-oxide from the body. Mechanical ventilation is used in the ICU when patients are not strong enough to breathe on their own and so they take complete support of the machine, ventilator. Doctors take extreme care to prevent the patient from developing infections in the lung, especially pneumonia.

Mechanical ventilation involves the penetration of an instrument through the mouth or the skin. There are two main modes of mechanical ventilation and they are positive pressure ventilation, where air is pushed into the trachea, and negative pressure ventilation, where air is sucked into the lungs.

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that is commonly performed to check the electrical activity of the heart. An ECG shows the heart’s electrical activity by tracing lines on a paper. These tracings which have spikes and dips are called as waves.

An ECG is performed to find the cause of unexplained chest pain. This could be caused by a heart attack. It also helps in finding the cause for the symptoms of the heart disease. The symptoms include shortness of breath, dizziness, and palpitations. The other uses of ECG are to find out the thickness of the walls of the heart, to check if the medicines used to treat the heart are working properly and also to check the health condition of the heart when other diseases are present.

Arterial line is a catheter that is inserted into an artery, as is the case for IVs. They may be inserted into the wrist or groin. The arterial line is a way to constantly monitor and measure the blood pressure of the patient. This constant monitoring of the blood pressure is essential to treat the patient safely. Arterial line can be used in patients with very high or low blood pressures. It also provides access to frequent blood sampling, as the blood can be withdrawn from the patient with the help of the catheter.

An arterial line is mostly inserted in the radial artery of the wrist or brachial artery at the elbow. Insertion is usually painful and so this procedure is performed under local anesthesia. Arterial lines are typically inserted by physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists or nurses.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the combination of life saving measures performed to restart lung and heart function in a patient who has stopped breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. This condition is called as cardiac arrest. A few methods may include applying pressure on the chest attempting to restore the heart rhythm to normal (with an electric shock) and also administration of medications and artificial respiration using a face mask or breathing tube.

When the heart stops, the lack of oxygenated blood can cause brain damage. In this condition a person may die within 5-10 minutes. CPR can keep oxygenated blood flowing to the brain and other vital organs until any other medical treatment can restore a normal heart rhythm.

 

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