Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Also called intensive therapy departments or critical care units, an intensive care unit (ICU) is a specific hospital unit providing in-depth, ongoing care to patients. In other words, patients suffering from life-threatening or severe diseases and injuries; and who require close, constant support and monitoring are placed in an ICU. Victims of heart attacks, fire […]

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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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