The General Medicine Department of Capital Hospitals stands as the backbone of patient care. The department has been in existence since the inception of the hospital looking after major in-patient and out-patient load daily. The physicians here are committed to applying the latest medical knowledge and technology to meet the needs of the patient and offer an array of services right from treating simple fevers to complicated clinical conditions requiring consolidated attention and referral to proper specialty if required. Outpatient services run from Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 1 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm.
Emergency services of this hospital are covered 24*7 offering sedulous care. All general medicine emergencies, critical as well as routine are looked after in time. The department has a special interest in treating patients of different specialities like diabetes, immunology, sepsis and critically ill patients. It aims to provide the highest quality of care to the patients based on evidence.
The mission of their department is to provide emergency medical care based on evidence while remaining true to their core values and they keenly adapt to change by new and better ways to provide emergency care round the clock. It is a broad speciality which provides primary, secondary and tertiary health care for all the medical problems as well as medical emergencies like Diabetes, Hypertension, hypertension crisis, diabetic ketoacidosis, infections, sepsis, and septic shock, pneumonia and ARDS, etc. through outpatient and in-patient services.
The main function is to treat patients who are suffering from an acute illness or injury that would lead to severe complications if not treated in time. It has specialized intensive care units with an interminable Intensivist supervising critically ill patients like various poisonings, snake bites, scorpion bites, drug overdosage, sepsis, diabetic coma, ARDS, multi-organ failure, pneumonia, acute on COPDs and various other medical illness requiring critical care support.
Time becomes an extremely critical factor in times of medical emergency. This is precisely the incident when the health care providers should be best equipped to deal with any kind of priority situation in the ER. That entails experienced doctors in the field of emergency medicine and trauma. The decisions that are taken during trauma and emergency are time-critical and instant. Capital Hospitals in Vijayawada has been imparting commendable services in trauma and emergency care, with care sections for the accident, cardiac emergency, and pediatric care.
Team of Emergency and Trauma Experts
The emergency medicine and trauma department at Capital Hospitals houses leading fellowship-trained experts in emergency care. The department is staffed with trauma physicians, emergency room physicians, surgical residents, and nurses, readiness to respond to any kind of medical emergencies.
Proven Expertise in the Field
Undoubtedly one of the largest emergency care departments in the Capital region with multiple years of experience in the field, Capital Hospitals treat thousands of patients every year. The emergency care wards are well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.
Emergency Care Categories
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TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
Evidencing more instances in recent times is Traumatic Brain Injury, a condition that involves temporary or permanent damage to the brain tissues. It is a result of a hard impact on the head or brain, associated with internal bleeding or swelling of the brain.
The most common is the heart attack, which is a serious medical emergency. During the attack, the supply of blood to the heart is blocked usually due to a blood clot. The person experiences tightness and pain in the chest and should immediate go for hospital admission even in doubt.
Most traumas are caused by accidents or falls. There are very rare instances where cases related to stabbing or shooting are registered. Trauma may result in an assortment of injuries to various parts of the body.
This is an equally important medical emergency, as basic functions like bringing oxygen and removal of carbon-di-oxide from the bloodstream are impaired, causing a life-threatening situation.
Bone fracture is a medical emergency wherein the continuity of the bone is broken due to high force impact or stress. The person undergoes immense pain and trauma during this time and will require special care. Mechanical Ventilation Mechanical Ventilation is a type of artificial respiration that uses the ventilator, which is a breathing machine, to assist patients with their breathing. MV is used when the lungs are not functioning properly. Mechanical ventilation as support helps in getting enough oxygen to the body and also helps in the removal of carbon-di-oxide. This procedure is used in the ICU when patients are not strong enough to breathe on their own. Doctors take extreme care to prevent patients from developing infections in the lung in the process.
The most important procedure during speculated heart attacks, electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that is commonly performed to check the electrical activity of the heart. An ECG shows the heart’s electrical activity by tracing lines on a paper. These tracings which have spikes and dips are called waves.
ECG is usually performed by the doctor's post-admission to find the cause of unexplained chest pain, with an intent to rule out a possible heart attack. It also helps in finding the cause for the symptoms of heart disease.
An arterial line is a catheter that is inserted into an artery, as is the case for IVs. They may be inserted into the wrist or groin. The arterial line is a way to constantly monitor and measure the blood pressure of the patient. This constant monitoring of blood pressure is essential to treat the patient safely. This procedure can be used in patients with very high or low blood pressures. It also provides aid to frequent blood sampling, as the blood can be withdrawn from the patient with the help of the catheter as and when required for diagnosis and constant monitoring.
CPR is a combination of life-saving measures performed to restart lung and heart function in a patient who has stopped breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. This condition is called cardiac arrest. A few methods may include applying pressure on the chest attempting to restore the heart rhythm to normal (with an electric shock) and also the administration of medications and artificial respiration using a face mask or breathing tube.
24/7x365 days our department provides the best care at the doorstep with international standards.
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Capital Hospitals has an outstanding team of doctors in all the specialties for the best outcome of a patient. We are equipped and have the expertise to deal with Polytrauma, Burns, Poisoning and Drug overdosage, Surgical Emergencies, Neuro Rehabilitation and emergencies, Cardiac Emergencies, Psychiatric Illness, Paediatric and Neonatal Emergencies, Gynaecological and Pregnancy-related emergencies.