Elite Medical Centre is a tertiary referral centre for Casuality and Accident Trauma Care services and deals with the management of primary trauma, neglected trauma, complications of primary management of trauma, polytrauma and mass accidents.
The Casuality and Accident Trauma Care includes specialised, well qualified , experienced and efficient team of members to efficiently triag and manage the patients in the emergency department.
The 24-hour trauma care facility is manned by trained medical and the paramedical staff and has ambulance service with advanced communication systems to allow monitoring of the injured persons from moment of primary contact and during transit to the emergency ward. The trauma transport team is well trained in primary resuscitation at the accident site, safe extrication and transport to the Hospital. In addition, the trauma service has a strategically located casualty, dedicated resuscitation room, a preliminary cleaning area, special lifts to transfer patients directly to the operation suites and advanced diagnostic facilities.
The Elite Medical Centre has a multi-disciplinary, well-equipped and comprehensive laboratory. The department conducts and processes a wide range of tests and analyses, ensuring teams within the hospital have access to all the relevant information required to make diagnoses and monitor patient progress while patients undergo therapy.
The department consists of a committed team of skilled medical technicians, with expertise in the use of sophisticated laboratory equipment
The primary aim of this department is to provide timely, accurate and appropriate pathology services in support of patient care.
to ensure relevant services for the diagnosis and treatment of the patients we serve. We have an emphasis on continually increasing efficiency and working to develop new innovative services that can improve patient care.
All activities of the department are directed by experts in their area of clinical specialization
The Laboratory has the following divisions
The Hematology and Biochemistry departments are equipped with the most modern fully-automated Analyzers like :-
FUGI DRI – CHEM NX 500
PROKAN PE – 6800
The main aim of the pharmacy departments at Elite Medical Centre is to provide patients with medicines that are safe, appropriate, evidence-based and cost-effective.
We maintain a safe, efficient system for dispensing medications, Identify, resolve, and prevent drug-related problems such as drug allergies, food – drug interactions, and drug – drug interactions also act as a drug information resource to medical and nursing staff on the selection, dosage, and route of administration of medications and Work with the medical team to collaboratively monitor each patient’s response to his or her medications
Patient safety is fundamental to all that we do. It’s what drives us to embrace the latest innovations so we can be sure that we always give the correct drug and the correct dose to every patient.Every inpatient, discharge and outpatient prescription is reviewed by a pharmacist to ensure it is safe and appropriate for the patient.
Our Pharmacy is staffed by highly trained registered pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians.
The ambulance service is an integral part of Casuality and Accident Trauma Department. The Ambulance services provide help many people with serious or life-threatening conditions. They also provide a range of other urgent and planned healthcare and transport services, and ensures that patients are given the appropriate level of care.
We have a fleet of ambulances with the necessary facilities, like defibrillators, ventilators and continuous oxygen supply also the advanced communication systems to allow monitoring of the injured persons from moment of primary contact and during transit to the emergency ward
The fleet is supported by paramedics skilled in transportation of seriously ill patients and victims of road traffic accident.
We have a effiient and experienced staff, such as emergency care assistants and paramedics. They are highly trained in all aspects of emergency care, from trauma injuries to cardiac arrests.
Observation units or clinical decision units (CDUs) are designated areas within the Elite Medical Centre adjacent to the emergency department, that provide an alternative to discharge or hospital inpatient admission for the emergency department patient who may benefit from an extended observation period, generally less than 24 hours. Patients of all age ranges who are not ill enough to warrant immediate inpatient hospital dmission but are also not well enough to return to their place of residence may need additional monitoring, diagnostic evaluation, and/or treatment in an observationunit/CDU prior to disposition.
The potential benefits of observation units/CDUs at Elite Medical Centre are numerous and include improved patient and staff satisfaction, improved quality of patient care, reduced health care costs, shorter lengths of stay, decreased medical liability risks, reduced boarding and diversion, more efficient patient flow, and decreased readmission rates.
We have a fully equiped and well maintained operating room that is designed and equipped to provide care to patients with a range of conditions, or it is designed and equipped to provide specialized care to patients with specific conditions. An operating room (OR), also called surgery center, is the unit of a hospital where surgical procedures are performed. Our operating room are well equiped with all respiratory and cardiac support, emergency resuscitative devices, patient monitors, and diagnostic tools.
Our Operating rooms possess sterile environments; all personnel wear protective clothing called scrubs. The operating room staff also wear shoe covers, masks, caps, eye shields, and other coverings to prevent the spread of germs. The operating room is brightly lit and the temperature is very cool; operating rooms are air-conditioned to help prevent infection.
The monitoring equipment and anesthesia are used during surgery and an anesthesiologist sits here to monitor the patient’s condition during surgery. Depending on the nature of the surgery, various forms of anesthesia or sedation are administered. The surgical site is cleansed and surrounded by a sterile drape.
At Elite Medical Center, we utilize state-of-the-art digital radiography and computerized imaging technology which is extremely useful in diagnosis and our highly trained radiological experts and health care providers use digital x-rays to diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases and conditions, from cancer to pneumonia.Using the most advanced digital technology that ensures the accurate diagnostic result within the minimum possible time enabling the correct treatement to the patient at the right time.
Radiographs, also known as X-rays or plain films, utilize a small amount of radiation, which passes through the body part and strikes the detector placed on the other side of body. The information is used to generate digital radiographs with high image quality. The patient does not need any preparation, and the test does not cause any pain or discomfort.
The high-resolution digital radiographs are transmitted allows immediate access to images for the radiologists and other physicians, resulting in accurate and timely exam interpretation
We have physiotherapists working in a number of specialities across the trust, from orthopaedics to intensive care. We work to rehabilitate our patients recovering from elective surgery, emergency surgery and a variety of other medical problems leading to hospitalisation.
Each area is headed by an experienced physiotherapist who is responsible for co-ordinating a team of more junior physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants. The teams work independently in their respective clinical areas as well as with each other to ensure knowledge and skills are shared so optimum care is provided to all patients.
Through Physiotherapy we helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They help people of all ages maintain health, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease. We help to encourage people to progress and facilitate their recovery, enabling people to stay in work while helping them to remain independent for as long as possible. Physiotherapy takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing, which includes the patient’s general lifestyle. At the core is the patient’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment.
A stress test can determine if you have heart disease. A doctor or trained technician performs the test. He’ll learn how much your heart can manage before an abnormal rhythm starts or blood flow to your heart muscle drops.
It lets your doctor know how your heart responds to being pushed. You’ll walk on a treadmill or pedal a stationary bike. It’ll get more difficult as you go. Your electrocardiogram, heart rate, and blood pressure will be tracked throughout.
You will begin to exercise by walking on a treadmill or pedalling a stationary bicycle. The rate of exercise or degree of difficulty will gradually increase. You will be asked to exercise until you feel exhausted. If medication is used, or it is a nuclear stress test, an IV will be inserted in your arm in order to have the medication administered.