MGMCRI, SBV

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY

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emergency medicine

Overview

An emergency can be defined as a life-threatening situation involving an injury / acute illness which requires immediate treatment. The emergency department renders a comprehensive range of services from first aid to sophisticated management of surgical and medical emergencies and full-scale trauma care. Laboratories, Radiology Department, Pharmacy and MRD ( separate case-sheet registration section in the Emergency department itself) function round the clock.

Emergency Department has efficient personnel such as Emergency physicians, CMOs, Nurses on duty round the clock and consultants of various departments are available round the clock. Supervision of treatment of life-threatening injuries/illness is done by qualified and competent surgeons in their respective fields. Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, Paediatric Surgeon, Neurologist & Radiologist are available on call whenever needed. Medical Records are maintained for all the patients and retained, which includes injuries, findings, and treatment. 

The nursing staff of the Emergency Department is highly skilled and competent in handling emergency medical services. They are given ACLS & BLS training periodically. They are also given orientation, in dealing with the public and to communicate with people who are under shock, stress, fear, and anxiety.

Responsibilities

Emergency Physicians provides the highest quality of Emergency Care to patients. The Casualty Medical Officers facilitate the patient-directed to all concerned consultants.

The emergency department is located with easy access for patients and ambulances. There is a separate entrance to the department, making it easier for the public to get access to the department in emergency situations. It is well marked with proper sign-board lighting and is easily visible and accessible from the main road. It provides a full range of service to the numerous urban and rural public.

Mission

To promote highest quality emergency care to all patients on par with current international standards of emergency medical services.

Goals

To become the centre of excellence in emergency medicine training and emergency medical care.

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