The branch of surgical medicine that deals with the treatment of injuries that occur due to impact utilizing both operative and non-operative management is known as trauma surgery. In emergency care the patient is resuscitated, stabilized, evaluated before drawing up a treatment management.
The emergency and trauma department manages injuries to the neck, abdomen, chest and extremities.
Surgeons at Jacob’s Hospital are familiar with a variety of procedures such as general and thoracic that enables them to take complex decisions in a complicated situation with incomplete information.
All critical trauma care is handled with great care and speed at Jacob’s Hospital. Experienced surgeons are always on call for any untoward situations. Head and other trauma that need CT are currently referred to a CT unit elsewhere. Therefore only clinically stable patients are handled here. Patients who are stable with head, chest or abdominal or limb trauma are alone taken in, others being referred to tertiary hospitals