Accident & Emergency Department

Also known as casualty department or emergency care, accident and emergency (A&E) department is a 24-hour medical facility within a hospital dealing with medical emergencies: heart attacks, sports injuries, industrial accidents, paediatric emergencies, etc. It’s equipped with all resuscitation facilities and necessary accommodation for patients. The A&E team usually consists of orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, […]

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Children’s Hospital

A children’s hospital is a type of specialized hospital offering dedicated care and medical treatment to kids. The conditions that are offered treatment for include: Infectious diseases relating to the blood, kidneys, and lungs. Respiratory problems such as croup and pneumonia. Chronic illness issues such as asthma and diabetes. Common pediatric ailments such as dehydration […]

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Specialized Hospital

A specialized or specialist hospital is a medical facility catering to specific medical problems, or a particular demographic. In other words, a children’s hospital, or a heart specialty center is a specialized hospital. These hospitals either focus on medical subdivisions such as psychiatric care, ENT, neurological disorders, etc. or on specific patient groups such as […]

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General Hospital

Usually abbreviated as GH, a general hospital is a medical facility built to treat a variety of human diseases and injuries. In other words, it’s equipped to offer treatment for a wide range of medical scenarios. The divisions include accident and emergency (A&E) department, psychiatric and pediatric care, maternity care block, family medicine, multi-organ transplant, etc. […]

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Hospital

State-managed or privately-owned, a hospital is an establishment serving the sick and injured. Admission is allowed to people requiring emergency medical treatment, surgeries, special medication, and other types of medical care and attention. Hospitals have been around since Roman times, but their roles and responsibilities have transformed and evolved over the years. Pre-Treatment Before medical […]

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