The Department of Critical Care at Starcare Hospital is incorporated with medical devices to offer world-class 24*7 critical care treatment to patients suffering from serious illnesses. At our hospital, a team of doctors, surgeons, and nurses are trained to diagnose and perform surgery pre-procedures that aid the patient to get emergency care at the earliest. Critical Care department at our hospital is incorporated with state-of-the-art ventilators, point-of-care ABG, ECHO & USG. Our hospital offers emergency care treatments ranging from Acute Medical & Surgical illnesses across different specialities to immediate Post-OP care, Acute Pain Management, Cardiac, Toxicology and Critical Trauma Cases.
It is a medical treatment for road crash victims with major and minor injuries. Most of the accidents happening in our country involve young people between the ages of 17 and 44. The Critical Care Center at Starcare Hospital has a team of doctors that treat patients with critical and severely injured injuries that often require multidisciplinary, comprehensive Medicine Emergency Treatment. Some highly specialised surgeons work with the most advanced equipment to increase the likelihood of patient survival.
There are three main types of trauma:
Acute trauma- that results from a single accident. It’s associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Chronic trauma is repeated or prolonged trauma, such as domestic violence or abuse. Complex trauma- comes from exposure to multiple traumatic events. It involves interpersonal threats, violence and violation.
There are different levels of trauma care, Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
An acute trauma condition called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition one may experience after any traumatic event. That includes nervousness, anxiety, problems with memory, headaches, depression, suicidal thoughts, mood swings and agitation, and difficulty sleeping. Treatments include counselling, psychotherapy, or medication like antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
The emergency department at Starcare Hospital deals with immediate and life-threatening injuries and medical conditions that require sudden assistance. All around the world, acutely affected and injured people seek care daily.
Our surgeons and doctors manage children and adults with medical, surgical and obstetric emergencies, including injuries and infections, heart attacks and strokes, asthma and acute pregnancy complications. The most common Medical Emergencies are bleeding from cuts and wounds, breathing difficulties, heart attack or stroke.
Typically, an emergency doctor performs duties at a hospital's ER or icu. However, they serve as well in primary care facilities. Emergency medicine has several subspecialties, such as those dealing with natural disasters, poison control, ultrasonography at the point of treatment, critical care, sports medicine, and palliative care.
An Intensive Care unit, also known as an intensive therapy unit or critical care unit, is a special department at our hospital provides Intensive Care Medicine or Critical Care Medicine that deals with critically ill patients at risk or recovering from any life-threatening condition.
Patients have access to treatment from doctors around the clock. This entails having patient’s health conditions regularly monitored by healthcare devices.
In the Critical Care Unit, healthcare providers use many different equipment like catheters and flexible tubes to get fluids into the body or drain fluid from the body. A dialysis machine, feeding tubes, oxygen therapy, Tracheotomy machine, breathing tubes, and ventilators for people with respiratory failure.
Dr Azhar is the consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesiology with expertise in Adult Intensive Care, Neuro critical Care; Management of critically ill medical and surgical patients, Organ transplant patients, Trauma patients including Head injuries, Brain surgeries, neurological and cardiac emergencies, Management of Septic Shock and Multiple Organ dysfunction Syndrome. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for organ transplantation, neurosurgery, paediatric and complex gastro intestinal cases..
Dr Jawad is the consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesiology with brilliant academic track record and many years of experience in field of Acute care medicine. His areas of interest includes management of Septic Shock, ARDS, Multi Organ Dysfunction, Traumatic Brain Injury, Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Acute Kidney Injury, Acute Liver failure, Polytrauma, Onco Emergencies etc. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Neuro, Obstetric and pain management in Orthopaedic surgeries.