Shobhit Hospital | EMERGENCY & TRAUMA
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EMERGENCY & TRAUMA

EMERGENCY & TRAUMA

The Emergency department at Sobhit Hospital cares for over 25,000+ adult and paediatric patients every year across our emergency departments. In an effort to deliver world class care, our emergency department follows international protocols in acute care management, particularly for heart attack(MI), stroke, abdominal emergencies and polytrauma. Network wide data is collected and reviewed monthly to ensure continuous improvement in quality of care. Our motto, “ Every patient to the right clinician at the right clinical setting” is our driving force and our source of inspiration towards high quality patient care and treatment.

Our patients can expect Safe, Effective, Patient Centered, Timely, Efficient and Equitable Care at all times from our emergency department. Our main focus areas include:-

  • Trained, qualified and skilled staff
  • World class infrastructure like waiting area, vulnerable area, triage, equipment maintenance etc
  • ER processes and protocols(Head injury, MI, Stroke, Sepsis, Major Trauma), Triage instruments
  • Coordinated emergency care throughout the patient pathway
  • Monitoring and Knowledge of outcomes such as mortality and morbidity review, complaint monitoring to highlight system and/or individual failure.
  • Commitment: Adequate resources(finance, equipment, infrastructure) and active visible management engagement with ER…leading to empowered motivated staff.

EMERGENCY: CONDITION & TREATMENTS

Common Conditions

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke/Paralysis
  • Syncope
  • Trauma
  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Septicemia
  • Meningnitis

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Rarer causes of heart failure:

  • Viral Myocarditis (an infection of the heart muscle)
  • Infiltrations of the muscle such as amyloidosis
  • HIV cardiomyopathy (caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Connective Tissue Diseases such as Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Abuse of drugs such as alcohol
  • Pharmaceutical drugs such as chemotherapeutic agents
  • Arrhythmias

Classical symptoms of acute myocardial infarction include:

  • Sudden chest pain (typically radiating to the left arm or left side of the neck)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Palpitations
  • Sweating
  • Anxiety (often described as a sense of impending doom)