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Overview


There are circumstances in life which come uninformed. Mishaps, falls, injuries, and accidents do happen and people need immediate care during such difficult times to preserve their lives. “Emergency Medicine” is the branch of medicine which deals with all such sudden illnesses or injuries that require emergency medical intervention to support life during this critical phase.

The Emergency Care Department of Medicover Hospitals is fully equipped to provide utmost quality emergency care for all medical, surgical, trauma and orthopedic emergencies. Our round-the-clock comprehensive teams are specifically trained to resuscitate and treat emergencies like heart attack, brain stroke, sepsis, polytrauma and serious head injuries in the Golden Hour which completely changes the outcomes for the patients.

Department of Emergency Medicine at Medicover Hospitals offers:

  • 24/7 Comprehensive emergency medical services
  • 24/7 Clinical laboratory service
  • 24/7 Blood Bank
  • 24/7 Pathology
  • 24/7 Ambulances
Emergency Medicine Medicover

We Ensure the Best Possible Emergency Care at Our Unit



Technology & Equipment


  •  Multipara Advanced Monitors
  •  Crash Cart
  •  Airway Trolley (Adult & Pediatric)
  •  Biphasic Defibrillator
  •  Fixed And Transport Ventilator
  •  Transcutaneous Pacer
  •  Disaster Management
  •  Bedside 2D Echocardiography
  •  Mechanical CPR Machine

Complex Procedures in Medicover Hospitals

  •  Endotracheal Intubation
  •  Central Line Placement
  •  Dialysis Catheter Placement
  •  Resuscitation (CPR)
  •  Pain Management
  •  Fracture or Dislocation Management
  •  Wound Debridement

  •  Massive Blood Transfusion Protocol
  •  Sutures Of Simple And Complex Wounds
  •  Nerve Blocks
  •  Paracentesis
  •  ICD Insertion
  •  Pericardiocentesis


Sub Specialities


  • Medical
  • Surgical
  • Orthopedic & Trauma
  • Neurological
  • Neurosurgical
  • Cardiac & Cardio Vascular
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Paediatric
  • Geriatric
  • Respiratory & Pulmonology
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Urological


Test & Diagnostic Excellence


Physical examinations
Blood tests
Urinalysis
Imaging tests like x-rays, MRI, CT scans, and ultrasounds
Urine Tests


Common Emergency Medicine Conditions


Heart attack - It's a blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle which requires immediate medical care.
Stroke - Damage in the brain due to interruption in blood supply.
Dyspnea - It's sudden shortness of breath and a tight feeling in the chest.
Burns - Damage to the skin or deeper tissues caused due to sun, hot liquids, fire electricity and chemicals
Injury - It is damage to the body caused due to external force.
Road Traffic Accident - The sudden collision or vehicular crash on the road can result in serious complications requiring immediate emergency medical care.


Facilities


Fully Digitised, Instant Access To Patient Medical Records
24/7 availability of trained highly qualified and experienced staff
Well-defined ER processes and protocols
Cutting-edge technology, equipment, and resources
24/7 access to modern operation theatres, imaging & diagnostic tools



Frequently Asked Questions:


Emergency medicine doctors carry out immediate treatment for patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses and injuries.


While emergency medicine specialists do not perform surgery, they do perform operations that require incisions in the body, such as chest tube insertion and thoracotomies.


Thoracotomies are performed by thoracic surgeons who specialise in the treatment of illnesses of the heart, lungs, and oesophagus in the chest.


Emergency Medicine Toxicology deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of injuries and illnesses caused by pharmacological, chemical, biological and radioactive exposure.


Resuscitation in an emergency is a lifesaving technique to revive someone from a near-death situation, unconsciousness or breathlessness.


The catheter used for hemodialysis is a tunnelled catheter and it is placed under the skin. There are two types of tunnelled catheters: cuffed and uncuffed.