Emergency Medicine deals with the diagnosis and management of urgent healthcare needs. It covers both acute and urgent aspects of illnesses affecting patients of all age-groups. The Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at Kingsway Hospital is equipped with well-trained doctors ably assisted by a dedicated team of nurses and paramedic staff in handling the entire spectrum of medical emergencies round the clock. Combining cutting-edge technology and the highest levels of clinical excellence, our emergency care specialists provide the best-in-class treatment for patients admitted into this department.
Our emergency response physicians frequently treat a wide range of illnesses and life-threatening diseases including heart attacks, strokes, fractures, accidents and overdoses. When a patient is admitted to our emergency departmet, he/she is immediately examined by a doctor to ascertain the extent of seriousness of the afflicting condition. Those with life-threatening diseases are immediately put on ventilators and efforts are made to stabilize the patient through suitable measures such as chest compressions, shocks, stemming of any bleeding etc.
We recognize the importance of Golden Hour in which the chances of saving a patient’s life is maximum and aim to provide the right kind of treatment within this time to afford the optimum outcome for the patient.
Our state-of-the-art Department of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine takes care of a wide variety of conditions that fall under its purview, including:
- Open wounds
- Broken bones
- Fever, cough and related ailments
- Accidents which have occurred at home or at the workplace
- Drug overdose or consumption of poison
- Sudden loss of sensory faculties, such as inability to see, hear, touch, smell or taste.
- Difficulty in breathing
- Chest Pain
- 24*7 ambulance services
- Stabilization and Resuscitation
- Outpatient services
- Poly trauma
- Accident & Emergencies
- Hemoglobin test
- Prothrombin time test
- Emergency airway management
- Rapid sequence intubation
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life
- Lumbar Puncture (LP)
- Shoulder dislocation
- Closure of minor and major skin wounds
- Treatment of musculoskeletal injuries
- Fetal heart rate assessment
- Temporary Cardiac Pacing
- Treatment of skin abscesses
- Central venous access and Peripheral venous access
Our emergency staterooms are well-equipped with a multidisciplinary trauma team available at all times who provide evidence-based treatment adhering to international standards of healthcare and follow established, tried and tested procedures and protocols. We also offer services such as blood transfusions, and antibiotics administering to the outpatient department on a case-by-case basis.
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