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EMERGENCY MEDICINE(CASUALTY)
about_meditrina

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.

      arrow   Situated at the heart of the city of Trivandrum, Meditrina Hospital is accessible for all patients in and around Trivandrum.

      arrow   Emergency Room is the "point of first contact" to the hospital at the time of any medical crisis.

      arrow   The Emergency department offers first aid and emergency medical treatment to all kinds of casualties.

      arrow   Our mission is to give the best possible treatment and management of the patient’s condition without failure in medical emergencies.

      arrow   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.

      arrow   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.

      arrow   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.

      arrow   In addition to it, consultants from other departments are also available round the clock.

      arrow   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

      arrow   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.

      arrow   Cardiac Emergencies: Heart Attack (MI/CAD), Heart Rhythm Problems (Arrhythmias), Cardiac Failure, etc

      arrow   Obstetrics and Gynaecological emergencies like preterm labour, antepartum haemorrhage, eclampsia, post partum haemorrhage, cervical incompetence, menorrhagia, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, twisted ovarian cyst etc

      arrow   Neurological Emergencies: Acute Stroke (CVA), Seizures, Headaches, Vertigo / Loss of consciousness / hyponatremia etc

      arrow   Respiratory Emergencies: Severe Asthma/COPD, Pneumothorax, hemoptysis etc

      arrow   Gastrointestinal emergencies like abdominal colic (acute abdomen), haemetemesis, constipation etc

      arrow   ENT emergencies like epistaxis

      arrow   Environmental Emergencies, Burns, etc

      arrow   Surgical Emergencies like acute appendicitis, pancreatitis, obstructed hernia, perforation peritonitis, intestinal obstruction etc

      arrow   Accident/Trauma Care

      arrow   Paediatric emergencies including febrile convulsions

      arrow   Urological emergencies like renal, ureteric colic, Acute urinary retention etc

      arrow   Toxicological Emergencies: Snake Bite, Envenomation, Drug Overdose, Poisoning, etc

      arrow   All open and laparoscopic emergency procedures

These are a few of the injuries that can be attended to by the Casualty Department:

      arrow   Cuts, grazing and bruising

      arrow   Wounds that may need stitching

      arrow   Minor burns and scalds

      arrow   Tetanus immunization after an injury

      arrow   Removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears or nose

      arrow   Minor eye problems

      arrow   Insect bites and other animal bites

      arrow   Head injuries, injuries to other parts of the body

      arrow   Nose bleeds, etc

      arrow   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:

      arrow   ECG

      arrow   Multipara monitors

      arrow   Defibrillator

      arrow   Central oxygen and suction facility

      arrow   Ventilator

      arrow   Ultra Sonography

      arrow   Portable incubator

      arrow   Crash cart with emergency lifesaving drugs

      arrow   Surgical theatre equipment

      arrow   Gynaecological examination bed

      arrow   Orthopaedic bed

      arrow   Two examination beds

      arrow   Day clinic with three beds

      arrow   Attached Minor OT with anaesthesiology equipment for performing emergency procedures

      arrow   24x7 on call support from various specialties including cardiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, physical medicine and rehabilitation, paediatrics etc

      arrow   The department is supported round the clock by portable X-Ray, Ultrasound, stat laboratory and pharmacy


OUR PANEL OF DOCTORS

dr muralidharan    
DR. MURALIDHARAN PANDARATHIL
MBBS
 
dr indira    
DR. D P INDIRA
MBBS
 
dr george    
DR. GEORGE PHILIP
MBBS