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Can emergency is a medical problem that may cause death or permanent injury if not treated immediately. It can strike at any moment and without any warning, in such cases you need the best and quickest attention. Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year by experienced emergency care physicians and nurses, our unit can handle anything from minor sickness or accidents to more life threatening conditions.

Sickness or accidents come without warning, whether it’s a Friday evening or a holiday our Emergency Unit is ready to assist you.

Number of Beds:Total- 14
General:8 Beds
Trauma/Resuscitation:2 Beds
Injection Room:1 Bed
Dressing Room:1 Bed
Isolation Room:1 Bed
Triage Room:1 Bed
A/E Clinic – Medical:3 Beds
Pediatric
Orthopedic


PATIENTS PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE, BUT LIMITED TO:
Acute airway obstruction
Acute respiratory failure
Exacerbation of bronchial asthma
Tension pneumothorax


Cardiovascular Emergencies such as:
Cardiac heart failure
Chest pain; Heart attack
Irregular heart beat
Severe hypertension


Gastrointestinal Emergencies such as:
Vomiting / Diarrhea
Food poisoning
Acute abdominal pain
Bleeding


Neurological Emergencies such as:
Seizures disorders
Head injury
Loss of consciousness
Severe Headache / Migraines


Genitourinary emergencies such as :
Urine retention
Severe testicular pain
Renal colics


Trauma such as:
Road traffic accidents
Falls from heights
Sports injuries


OBS/Gynae such as
Fast delivery
Vaginal bleeding and pregnancy
Severe hypertension in pregnancy


Metabolic Crises such as:
Coma in diabetes


ENT Emergencies such as:
Foreign body in nose or ear
Severe nasal bleeding


Medico-legal Emergencies such as:
Drug overdose
Sexual abuse
Stab wounds


PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES ACHIEVED THROUGH:
Departmental Quality Improvement meetings
Examples of Performance Improvement projects:
Fast track area
Triage system
Trauma room and trauma team set-up
Documentation audit
Admission wait time audit


MEASURES OF QUALITY CONTROL
Monitoring of number of patients who left without being seen
Statistical Database: Time intervals for admitted patients
Patient response forms
Case review by collaborative Quality Improvement Group


LATEST VOLUME OF PATIENTS FACTS
Annual Census:45, 015 annually
Adult:31,585 = 70.16%
Pediatric:13,430 = 29.84%
Average Daily Census:123 patients
Average Daily Range:80 -200 patients