Project Description

Trauma Care at Phoenix Hospital Bangalore

Injury of any nature has to be attended immediately and needs medical emergency services for intervention. Phoenix Hospital with trauma center along with Ambulance service has a organized system of care ensuring a continuum of care to stabilize the patient with acute care and rehabilitation.

Patients who need Trauma Care:

  • Road accident (Multiple injury)

  • Fall from height

  • Physical abuse

  • Sport’s injury

  • Electric shock

Trauma Care Include:

  • Endo-Tracheal Intubation

  • Oxygen Supplementation

  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation)

  • Cricothyroidotomy (surgical procedure to access the respiratory system in case of failed airway in adults)

  • Intravenous Access

  • Bleeding Control

  • Fracture Immobilization

  • Blood Transfusion

  • Administration Of Fluids and Medicines

  • Psychological support

As soon as the patient is brought by Ambulance inside the trauma care, following assessments (ABCDE approach) is done for sustaining the life –

  • Airway

  • Breathing

  • Circulation

  • Disability or neurologic damage

  • Expose the patient

  • GCS (Glasgow coma scale)

  • Imaging studies might be done if required

Depending on the condition, patient is shifted to emergency ward/ICU/CCU to treat the life-threatening conditions.