Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with caring for undifferentiated, unscheduled patients with illness or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

Initiating resuscitation & stabilization, starting   investigations and intervention to diagnose and treat illness in the acute phase, coordinating care with specialists and determining disposition regarding patients need for hospital admission, observation or discharge.

Special attention:-

 Acute illness and injury

  • Trauma
  • Sepsis
  • Seizure
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Poisoning/insect bites
  • Stroke
  • Drug allergies / Anaphylaxis / shock
  • Respiratory emergency
  • Paediatric, Gynaec, ENT & oncologic emergencies  

Medico-Legal Cases

  • Police intimation
  • Wound certificate

Paediatric – Fever – Tepid spongy, Rectal suppository insertion

  • Febrile seizure Mx
  • Nebulization
  • Stomach wash
  • Enema
  • Suctioning – Throat, nose 
  • Chemical cauterization
  • SPO2 monitoring
  • Blood pressure, SPO2 monitoring
  • Medical– Fluid management & glycemic stabilization & observation
  • Cardiac– CPR, LVF Mx, loading dose drugs
  • Hemodialysis– Oxygen therapy
  • Endo Tracheal intubation

Surgical care

  • Wound dressing, wound suturing, I & D
  • Tetanus Toxoid – vaccinations
  • Catheterization, Bladder wash
  • R/T insertion
  • IV Cannulization

ENT           

  • Foreign body removal
  • Nasal bleeding management
  • Tracheostomy care

Orthopaedic

  • Trauma care
  • Fracture stabilization
  • Straping 
  • POP, CMR
  • ROP
  • Wound suturing, C & D
  • Knee aspiration

Gynecologic     

  • Hyperemesis gravidarum – Fluid therapy
  • Admission to Labour room
  • Admission for safe confinement
  • FHS – recording with dopler

Ophthal       

  • Eye irrigation

Significant Tests  

  • Blood tests – GRBS, Trop I  
  • Urine test –    Routine, micro, PH,  Acetone
  • ECG
  • Projection radiography
  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasonography
  • MRI 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address

The Director
Mary Queens Mission Hospital
Palampra P.O., Kanjirapally
Kottaym – 686 518