Emergency and Trauma is a department of critical care where patients with life-threatening conditions are attended to the emergency is an unpredicted medical condition that requires comprehensive medical care. Examples of emergencies include heart strokes, road accidents, fire accidents, brain strokes, cardiac arrests etc. An outbreak of contagious diseases such as Covid, cholera, Ebola, Dengue, swine flu etc also creates medical emergencies where critical care and attention is needed.
Accidents, homicides and injuries caused by blunt or penetrating external forces often result in broken bones, deep wounds and damage of internal organs in patients. These kinds of events cause distressing or disturbing psychological experiences that are described as trauma. Injuries in trauma will be life-threatening and require immediate critical care by medical professionals.
Trauma care requires hi-tech equipment and specialised doctors. So, not all hospitals have trauma centres. Unlike emergency wards, trauma centres treat patients presenting themselves with extreme injuries/ who can experience death with a little delay in treatment. Trauma centres are located within the emergency wards in the hospitals where there is 24-hour availability of Cardiac surgeons, Trauma surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Radiologists, Orthopaedic surgeons and other staff that are specially trained in trauma care.
Levels of trauma care are determined by the kind of trauma service resources a hospital has -
Trauma care typically starts right when the hospitals receive a distress call. The team on the ambulance or the rescue teams in case of homicides and physical assaults administer emergency medicine upon arrival at the patient. Meanwhile, depending on the resources of their rescue teams, hospitals make swift arrangements for immediate assessment when the patient is presented in the emergency ward. Various mandatory tests are then performed before the arrival of the doctor.
Wellness is a Level 1 territory trauma service medical facility equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology. We are one of the bedded A&E equipped, best private hospitals in Hyderabad.
We are a bunch of frontline workers who believe that a few caring hands can change the lives of people. A caress or attention may be a simple gesture but heals people beyond medicine. We stand apart from our peers by blending compassion with medicine.
In hospitality, we are what we hire. Therefore, we have a team of highly-skilled, highly experienced doctors who constantly build professional skills like the ability to perform the right diagnosis, interpret the laboratory results, prescribe the right medicine, stay updated on the latest medical research, attending annual conferences while specializing in their respective fields.
We have several highly advanced medical equipment to treat a huge number of patients during acute emergencies. Our services are available round the clock. The high-tech line of Wellness ambulances delivers critically ill or injured patients at a rapid speed.
Patients arrive in critical condition at the emergency department. Some patients will also be unconscious upon arrival. The ED staff are specially trained to work with minimal knowledge about the history, allergies, and blood type of such patients with proven methods. EDs also need to employ expert physicians who are trained to handle equipment such as military anti-shock trousers, traction splints, and other safely removable uncommon equipment.
Shortening the time before key medical interventions enhance the survival rate among critical patients at emergency wards. Therefore, hospitals with emergency wards make sure to deploy defibrillators in pre-hospital settings. Such settings include ambulances, police vans, and rescue team vehicles. A hospital with such ER facilities can save lives numerous times.
Emergency departments always use the latest medical equipment and have always been at the forefront in utilizing the diagnostic data to derive insights about the people’s health trends in that area. The historical data collected from here will be used to understand the needs of the patients in advance. A detailed account of data from diagnoses is required to make such research. Wellness hospitals contribute to the study of a fair amount of general health trends in people with its comprehensive diagnosis systems.
ER rooms at Wellness are equipped with gadgets to carry out high-tech medical examinations. They have specialists and surgeons available on call 24 hours a day. The common diagnosis done immediately after the arrival of the patient includes blood tests, Urinalysis (UA), Arterial Blood Gas (ABG), X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds, electrocardiograms, MRIs, and other related tests.
Common conditions that patients present themselves within ER include other chest pain, chest pain, Acute upper respiratory infection, Urinary tract infection, site not specified Headache Abdominal pain, pee and collapse, Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, Dizziness and giddiness, Low back pain, Unspecified injury of head, initial encounter, Nausea with vomiting, Acute pharyngitis, unspecified, Unspecified asthma with (acute) exacerbation, Constipation, unspecified, Acute bronchitis, unspecified, Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon at neck level, initial encounter, Fever, unspecified, Other specified disorders of teeth and supporting structures, Epigastric pain, Strain of muscle, fascia and tendon of the lower back, etc.
Patients who come to the emergency department of Wellness receive immediate medical attention from the in-house physicians. Depending on your health condition, the nursing staff may administer an intravenous line that helps them inject medications too. Primary tests including blood tests, imaging, and urinary tests will be performed before the doctor sees you. Also, arrangements for immediate surgery will be made before the doctors arrive. We always endeavor to provide the care you need as quickly as possible.
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