The Department of General Medicine treats various pathogenic diseases, lifestyle diseases and chronic ailments in coordination with the other specialities such as cardiology, endocrinology, nephrology and neurology among others. The Internal Medicine Team at Srikara Hospitals is highly experienced and comprehensively supported by a specialized medical ICU staffed with skilled nurses and paramedics. Some of the routinely provided treatment and services are given below.
CRITICAL CARE – MICU:
Medical Intensive care unit is 15 bedded facility which is fully equipped with latest Invasive and Noninvasive monitoring equipment. We have best in class touch screen ventilators with all mode of ventilation, and we have a dialysis machine. We also have on site ABG machine for urgent results and treatment of patients.
We have full time senior intensivist of vast experience and round the clock intensivist on site. All the procedures such as central line, pleural tapping are done under USG guidance for better precision and reduction in complications
We have dedicated critical care nurses for critically ill patients. We maintain the patient nurses’ ratio as per international standards. Our MICU is equipped with CC TV cameras which can be monitored by consultants anywhere through internet.
The outpatient department is run by our senior consultants from 10am to 5pm.
They take care of all difficult to diagnose cases. Routinely they take care for all infections, hypertension, Diabetes, thyroid, obesity and other metabolic diseases. We also have Executive Health Checkup especially designed for all age groups . This is the back bone of our department.
Patients with Pneumonia, ARDS, Asthma and COPD are the most common admissions in our department. Our team has vast experience of treating H1N1 (swine flu) associates ARDS. We have facilities for flexible and rigid bronchoscopy.
A variety of kidney diseases can be managed here such as Acute kidney injury due to various reasons, nephrotic syndrome, renal tubular acidosis, severe urinary tract infections and chronic kidney diseases.
All the blood related problems such as thrombocytopenia (low platelets), due to infections and non-infections causes, Iron deficiency and vitamin deficiency anemia, Immune hemolytic anemia, Leukemia are diagnosed and managed here.
Our team understands that ‘Time is life’. we are capable of handling emergencies such as cerebrovascular ischemic strokes, Intra cranial bleeds and head injuries. Our Neurology & Neurosurgery consultants are available to handle all the complex cases.
We provide quickly, safe and easy solutions for diagnosis and treatment of all Gastro intestinal and liver problems. We have emergency endoscopy services available.
Lifestyle diseases include cardiovascular diseases, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and diseases associated with smoking and alcohol and abuse. Lifestyle diseases are widespread in the contemporary world due to unhealthy diets, vices and sedentary habits.
Diabetes and hypertension are the most prevalent of lifestyle diseases.