When the trauma of accident, injury or sudden illness occurs, the Meditrina Hospital, Trivandrum casualty department stands ready 24 hours a day to provide service.
Situated at the heart of the city of Trivandrum, Meditrina Hospital is accessible for all patients in and around Trivandrum.
Emergency Room is the "point of first contact" to the hospital at the time of any medical crisis.
The Emergency department offers first aid and emergency medical treatment to all kinds of casualties.
Our mission is to give the best possible treatment and management of the patient’s condition without failure in medical emergencies.
This is a round-the-clock service with 24x7 accesses to modern operation theatres, a 24-hour pharmacy, imaging services and stat laboratory services assisting in immediate and accurate diagnosis for immediate treatment of the patient's condition.
Our Emergency Department is staffed by a combination of full-time emergency physicians with a special interest in emergency medicine, along with nurses and other health-care professionals with expertise in acute care.
Casualty department ready to handle any sort of emergency manned by 2 well qualified casualty medical officers who will be available round the clock to handle any casualties that may come in.
In addition to it, consultants from other departments are also available round the clock.
Also available round the clock are an anesthesiologist and a radiologist.
The department provides 24-hour ambulance service and prescribed treatment to OPD patients.
CASUALTY SERVICES INCLUDES
Medical emergencies like infections/Sepsis like Dengue, malaria, Leptospirosis, Typhoid Hepatitis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis and pyrexia of unknown origin, Hypoglycaemia / hyperglycaemia (high) / Ketoacidosis, Hyperpyrexia with severe dehydration episodes, severe allergic reactions.
Cardiac Emergencies: Heart Attack (MI/CAD), Heart Rhythm Problems (Arrhythmias), Cardiac Failure, etc
Obstetrics and Gynaecological emergencies like preterm labour, antepartum haemorrhage, eclampsia, post partum haemorrhage, cervical incompetence, menorrhagia, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, twisted ovarian cyst etc
Neurological Emergencies: Acute Stroke (CVA), Seizures, Headaches, Vertigo / Loss of consciousness / hyponatremia etc
Respiratory Emergencies: Severe Asthma/COPD, Pneumothorax, hemoptysis etc
Gastrointestinal emergencies like abdominal colic (acute abdomen), haemetemesis, constipation etc
ENT emergencies like epistaxis
Environmental Emergencies, Burns, etc
Surgical Emergencies like acute appendicitis, pancreatitis, obstructed hernia, perforation peritonitis, intestinal obstruction etc
Paediatric emergencies including febrile convulsions
Urological emergencies like renal, ureteric colic, Acute urinary retention etc
Toxicological Emergencies: Snake Bite, Envenomation, Drug Overdose, Poisoning, etc
All open and laparoscopic emergency procedures
These are a few of the injuries that can be attended to by the Casualty Department:
Cuts, grazing and bruising
Wounds that may need stitching
Minor burns and scalds
Tetanus immunization after an injury
Removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears or nose
Minor eye problems
Insect bites and other animal bites
Head injuries, injuries to other parts of the body
Nose bleeds, etc
Equipment and Facilities
The Casualty department is equipped with all necessary equipment and medication for the smooth and effective delivery of emergency services.
Our equipment includes:
Central oxygen and suction facility
Crash cart with emergency lifesaving drugs
Surgical theatre equipment
Gynaecological examination bed
Two examination beds
Day clinic with three beds
Attached Minor OT with anaesthesiology equipment for performing emergency procedures
24x7 on call support from various specialties including cardiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, physical medicine and rehabilitation, paediatrics etc
The department is supported round the clock by portable X-Ray, Ultrasound, stat laboratory and pharmacy
OUR PANEL OF DOCTORS
DR. MURALIDHARAN PANDARATHIL
DR. D P INDIRA
DR. GEORGE PHILIP