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Kamineni Hospital is regarded as the most promising and reliable hospital in Hyderabad in handling emergency and critical health conditions. Our Emergency and critical care units and staff are equipped with modern developments in medicine and equipment.

Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

OVERVIEW:

In life nothing is predictable. We never know what today or tomorrow brings. Medical specialists at Kamineni Hospitals are always ready to handle critical emergencies skillfully, ensuring the best treatment for patients. Kamineni Hospitals offer round-the-clock services to patients with life-threatening conditions

Emergency Department
The emergency department in hospitals is responsible for providing acute care for patients who get appointed on an emergency basis. Medical specialists present in the emergency department are skilled and experienced in treating patients with very urgent and often life-threatening healthcare needs. It is also known as the emergency ward (EW), casualty department, or emergency room (ER).

Patients usually arrive with severe health conditions so the medical specialist in the emergency department should provide the right treatment quickly. These medical specialists should possess knowledge of a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries. Sometimes patients may even arrive unconscious and there will be no information regarding their medical history, allergies, and more. Medical specialists in the Emergency department at kamineni hospitals are trained to work quickly even with minimal information.

Technology Advancements:

The emergency department at Kamineni Hospitals is equipped with the latest advancements in medicine and medical equipment. Our medical experts at the emergency department possess specialized knowledge and skill in handling a wide range of emergencies from accident injuries to sudden medical conditions like strokes and heart attacks. We are proud to say that our emergency department offers quick responsive emergency care for patients.

Cardiac Monitor
Medical specialists in Emergency Department use Cardiac Monitor to assess the heart condition of the patient. Cardiac Monitor displays heart activity in the form of electrical and pressure waveforms.

Portable Ventilator
Whenever a patient experience a serious condition that involves failure of the respiratory system or breathing insufficiently this machine will be used. Medical specialists use a Portable ventilator to assist the patient in breathing activity. The machine is designed to move breathable air in and out of the patient’s lungs.

Defibrillator
Defibrillators are used to generate a brief shock that is applied to the patient’s chest area. This procedure helps the heart’s natural pacemaker to regain control and maintain its rhythm. Defibrillators are used only in extreme situations where a patient heart rhythm comes to halt or decreases gradually. Medical specialists use this procedure only in providing advanced cardiac life support.
Ventilator
The emergency department at Kamineni Hospital is equipped with the latest ventilators to offer exceptional care for patients. This device supplies oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and air to patients’ respiration system. It helps medical specialists to control or assist patients breathing.
Hemodynamic Monitor
Hemodynamic Monitor machines help medical professionals measure blood pressure inside the heart, veins, and arteries. Also, it helps in measuring blood flow and oxygen percentage in blood. This machine can be used in any surgical procedure that needs continuous monitoring of a patient’s vitals. The portability of the machine makes it one of the most reliable devices to monitor a patient’s vitals.
Ultrasound System
Emergency Department in Kamineni Hospitals is equipped with an advanced ultrasound system. This ultrasound system is equipped with 2D Echo, Ultrasound, and Vascular probes. Medical experts in the emergency department use ultrasound systems to visualize muscles, internal organs, and pathological lesions.

ED deals with conditions that include

  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Heart Attack
  • Trauma
  • Fractures
  • Asthma attacks and COPD
  • Injuries from accidents
  • Pregnancy-related emergencies
  • Overdoses
  • Mental Illness
  • Poisoning & Drug Abuse
  • Pediatric and Surgical Emergency
  • Gynaecological Emergency

MEET OUR SPECIALISTS

Dr Vinathi

DR. VINATHI PARITALA

MBBS, MD – Pulmonary Medicine, FCCM (Nims), IDCCM
Sr. Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr Shefali

DR. SHAFALI ANNE

MBBS,MD- General Medicine, IDCCM
Junior Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr Sunkara

Dr. Sunkara Aswini Kumar

MBBS, DEM
Jr. Consultant Emergency Physician

dr Devarakonda

DR. DEVARAKONDA CHERISHMA

MBBS, MEM
Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr Shaik

DR. SHAIK NAYAB RASOOL

MBBS, Diploma in Emergency Medicine
Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr Budumuru

DR. BUDUMURU V NARASIMHAM

MBBS, FICM (MRCEM)
Junior Consultant Emergency Physician

CRITICAL CARE UNIT:

The critical care department also known as the intensive care unit involves provides care for seriously or critically ill patients who are suffering from life-threatening diseases. Whenever someone’s life is in danger or life-threatening incident they will be treated by the critical care department.

Medical specialists in the Critical care unit provide care for patients who are in a critical health condition and need immediate treatment and support. These medical specialists assist the patient by providing life support, invasive monitoring techniques, resuscitation, and end-of-life care.

The critical care unit at kamineni Hospital is composed of many different health professionals. Health professionals like nurses, doctors, dieticians, pharmacists, and respiratory therapists along with other department experts provide essential care.

Types of Critical Care Unit
Based on the type of diseases, critical conditions, and age group of patients, medical specialists deal with Critical Care Units are divided. Kamineni Hospital’s critical care unit consists of specialized care units composing medical specialists of that particular department.

  • coronary intensive care unit (CCU or sometimes CICU)
  • medical intensive care unit (MICU)
  • surgical intensive care unit (SICU)
  • pediatric intensive care unit (PICU)
  • neuroscience critical care unit (NCCU)
  • overnight intensive-recovery (OIR)
  • shock/trauma intensive-care unit (STICU)
  • neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • ICU in the emergency department (E-ICU)
  • Monitoring

Medical specialists in the critical care unit at kamineni hospitals are experienced and skilled in conducting various monitoring techniques. Monitoring involves using different types of tools and technologies to analyze and diagnose the patient’s condition. Generally, critical care unit specialists deal with patients who are suffering from life-threatening situations so the medical professional in ICU should assess the patient’s condition quickly and effectively.

Mainly two types of monitoring procedures will be carried out by medical specialists in the critical care unit. Noninvasive Monitoring and Invasive Monitoring.

Noninvasive Monitoring
A noninvasive monitoring procedure can be performed externally without any need to puncture the skin or draw blood or anything. These noninvasive monitoring procedures are easy to perform and inexpensive.

  • Vital signs
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electrocardiogram
  • electrolyte disturbances
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Thoracic electric bioimpedance

Invasive Monitoring
Medical specialists in the ICU department are experts in conducting various invasive monitoring procedures. Invasive Monitoring procedures involve puncturing the skin, drawing blood, and more. These procedures are uncomfortable and need specialized knowledge and skill while performed. Invasive procedures help get accurate results for diagnosing and assessing the patient condition.

  • arterial line
  • Blood draws or venipuncture
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring
  • Central line and peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary artery catheter

Medical specialists in the emergency and critical care departments work closely with other healthcare specialists. With the help of modern equipment and facilities, medical specialists interpret critical information about patient conditions accurately. Based on the results they provide the best service-oriented support to offer the care that offers effective treatment options.

Apart from the most modern and fully-equipped critical care units, we also have a fleet of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulances.

  • Operation Theaters & Recovery rooms
  • Blood Bank & Blood Transfusion Services
  • Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab)
  • Kidney & Liver Transplant Unit
  • Acute Medical Care Unit
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Day Care Unit
  • Trauma Unit
  • Emergency care Unit
  • Endoscopy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dietetics & Nutrition
  • Pharmacy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Angiogram
  • Dedicated Emergency Lines
  • Dietetics & Nutrition
  • Health Screening Clinics
  • Patient & Family Counseling
  • Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit
  • Intensive Cardiac Care Unit
  • Intensive Neuro Care Unit
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
  • Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Oncology Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Centre
Dr. Vinathi Paritala

Dr. Vinathi Paritala

Sr. Consultant Pulmonologist

Dr. Vinathi is a Senior Consultant & Incharge of Critical Care Medicine, with a total of 15 +... ...Read More

DR. SHAFALI ANNE

DR. SHAFALI ANNE

Consultant General Physician
Dr.Sunkara Aswin Kumar

Dr.Sunkara Aswin Kumar

Jr Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr. Sunkara Aswin Kumar is a consulting Emergency Physician at Kamineni Hospitals Vijayawada with 3+ Years of experience.... ...Read More

DR. DEVARAKONDA CHERISHMA

DR. DEVARAKONDA CHERISHMA

Consultant Emergency Physician
Dr. Shaik Nayab Rasool

Dr. Shaik Nayab Rasool

Jr. CONSULTANT

Dr. Shaik is a Consulting Emergency Physician at Kamineni Hospital Vijayawada, with 4+ years of experience. He is... ...Read More

Dr. Budumuru V Narasimham

Dr. Budumuru V Narasimham

Consultant Emergency Physician

Dr. B.V Narsimham is a Junior consulting Emergency Physician at Kamineni Hospital Vijayawada, with 2+ years of experience.... ...Read More