Dr. Manisha Sharma
Emergency and acute care medicine is an integral part of the healthcare system and is the first point of contact for all medical emergencies and post-hospital hour needs.
- Bed Strength: The casualty department consists of 6 beds, divided into triage and observation areas designed for rapid assessment and management of critical patients.
- Operating Room: There is a minor operating theater with anaesthesia facilities for emergency surgery.
- Location: The emergency department is located on the ground floor and near the reception, which maintains a harmonious flow and saves time.
- Dedicated corridor: There is a dedicated corridor for rapid transport of sick patients in the emergency department of the hospital.
- Pre-hospital care: Pre-hospital care is provided by two fully-loaded ACLS and BLS ambulances.
- Staffing: The emergency department is staffed by emergency-trained physicians and nurses, backed by on-call specialists who work around the clock. A team of anaesthesiologists, physicians and other specialists are available to provide support.
- Emergency lab services: The emergency department offers ABG with electrolytes and glucose, cardiac markers such as TROP T and CK-MB, urine ketones, chest X-ray, and alcohol breath analysis.
- Disaster plan: The department has a layout plan for emergencies and a ready stock to handle various disaster victims.
- Cardiac arrest response team: The emergency department is part of the cardiac arrest medical emergency team in the hospital.
- Emergency equipment: The department has laryngoscopes, bougies, Bi-PAP, I-GEL, and other equipment for resuscitation of critical patients, with a well-trained resuscitation team and all emergency medicine services.
- Ambulance services (ACLS and BLS)
- Trauma care, including brain and spine trauma
- Medico-legal evaluation
- Poisoning/snake bite and animal bite management
- Thrombolytic therapy and management of acute myocardial infarction
- Management of head and spine injuries
- Defibrillation and cardioversion
- Intubation and ventilation (invasive and non-invasive)
- Training for ACLS and BLS
- Training in disaster management