Monday, April 18, 2016

Accident & emergency care in Manipal Hospitals

The Department for Adult Emergency in Manipal Multi Speciality Hospitals consist of 20 bed facility fully compassionate and dedicated to its commitment to treat and care for the patients in their most vulnerable and weak health condition. At Manipal, Emergency Physicians are profoundly instructed and have adequate trainings to combat and meet demanding situations in emergency care. Their experience and training in diverse medical specialties help them to carry forward critical operations in the hour of need. Extensively prepared medical attendants and nurses capable of handling crisis situations help these able medical practitioners. When a patient enters the office he/she is analyzed by a triage attendant or nurse to allot the patient to the right zone depending upon the severity of the medical condition he/she is in.

The serious and critical patients are instantly referred to a specialist or doctor. Patients with life debilitating conditions or those with time critical situations such as cardiac arrest, stroke or suffered serious accidents are immediately transferred to the dedicated zone known as the Resuscitation Bay. The patients are directly moved to this zone so that they do not have to wait for getting attended by the doctors and specialized nurses. The professional doctors instantly get the chance to evaluate and begin intercessions to the patient condition. In this zone the patient’s chest is compressed and they are put on ventilators, or shock is conveyed in trying to restart the beating of a heart that has stopped pulsating. Here controlling of bleeding and splinting of broken limbs are also carried out. Unique venous lines are secured and proper medications are administered to enhance the pumping of heart as well as to improve the blood pressure.

The Overview of the Adult Emergency in Manipal Hospital

The New Manipal Emergency Department is a best in class Emergency Department prepared to handle medical crises and emergencies of every type. Emergency Doctors use the state of art equipment for diagnosis and scanning process to detect internal injuries in the body.
  • Blacking out or unconsciousness
  • Severe or unusual bleeding that won't stop
  • Any accident on the road, at home or at the workplace
  • Severe allergic reactions from insect bites, food or medications
  • A gaping wound or broken bones
  • Severe chest pain
  • Breathing difficulty, asthma attacks
  • Suspected stroke
  • Suddenly can't speak or move
  • Loss of vision or hearing
  • Severe burns
  • Severe abdominal pain, persistent vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Drug overdose or swallowing poison
  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts
  • Shooting or stabbing
  • Fever, cough, respiratory infection
  • Any other sudden illness that needs medical help

In Manipal Emergency Department they comprehend the vital role played by the optimal stabilization for every injured and sick patient admitted to the hospital. They also understand the value of the “Golden Hour” and guaranteeing the best results as far as possible in terms of saving critical lives and bringing back the smiles in the faces of the patients as well as their friends and family.

Treatment & Procedures
  • Advanced emergency airway management in adults
  • Basic airway management in adults
  • Capnography
  • Mechanical Ventilation in ER
  • Rapid sequence intubation in adults
  • Tracheal Intubation and RSI
  • Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) in adults
  • Basic life support (BLS) in adults
  • Emergent surgical cricothyrotomy (cricothyroidotomy)
  • Infiltration of local anesthetics
  • Procedural sedation in adults
  • Arterial blood gases
  • Emergency pericardiocentesis
  • Central venous access
  • Peripheral venous access in adults
  • Temporary cardiac pacing
  • Venous blood gases and other alternatives to arterial blood gases
  • Closure of minor skin wounds with staples
  • Closure of skin wounds with sutures
  • Minor wound repair with tissue adhesives (cyanoacrylates)
  • Incision and drainage for skin abscess
  • Assessment and management of scalp lacerations
  • Closure of minor skin wounds with staples
  • Closure of skin wounds with sutures
  • Minor wound preparation and irrigation
  • Minor wound repair with tissue adhesives (cyanoacrylates)
  • Reduction of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation
  • Shoulder dislocation and reduction
  • Splinting of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Antepartum fetal heart rate assessment
  • Diagnostic thoracentesis
  • Placement and management of thoracostomy tubes

Our Doctors

There is world class Manipal Multi Speciality Hospitals and doctors operating in different branches across India and South East Asia. Few of the renowned doctors include:
  • Dr. Krishnakumar Marimutho and Dr. Saiful Bakhtiar Zainal (Consultant Accident & Emergency in Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mabel Vasnaik (Consultant Accident & Emergency in Bangalore-Hal Airport Road)
  • Dr. Srinivasan. B (Consultant Accident & Emergency in Vijayawada)


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