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Medical Emergency Success Stories – 24 Hours Emergency Impact

Medical Emergency Success Stories at DESUN Hospital that has created an Impact by saving lives of many patients, getting them back to regular life and bringing the smile back in the face of the patients, their family and friends.  Couple of days back while going through the events of last few months during the festive days the impact DESUN’s Quick Response Medical Emergency Team with the hospital’s unique 24 Hours Emergency facilities has indeed moved of grim events to a happy conclusion.

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Be it emergency medical care, life saving procedures or surgeries or planned medical care, procedure and surgeries during the festive days when the city is immersed in the festive mood, colours, lights Desun medical team was working quietly to deliver required medical care to patients and people requiring emergency or quick medical care.

Burns Victim Life Saved at Desun

Mrs. Madhurima Ghosh a wife and mother of two met with an unfortunate accident while cooking for guests at home day before Bhai Fonta . It was almost 11.30 at midnight when suddenly the emergency phone number rang at Desun Hospital and on the other side was a frantic call from Mr. Ajit Ghosh asking for Burns Ward Facilities at Desun. It was a burns case.

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There was light everywhere and soon the Desun Ambulance light was seen moving near the Ghosh residence and wasting no time the ambulance picked up the patient and reached the hospital. Soon she was shifted to the burns ward.

The Burns management team that includes doctors and medical staff visited her and the treatment process started. She had 30% burns. During the festive days doctors, medical staff, medicines and all other required facilities was available at Desun and it is just couple of days back that Mrs. Ghosh is back home. She is now healthy, happy and the family is reunited.  The Ghosh family has tanked Desun Burns Management team and Emergency Team for their quick response and diligent treatment.

Heart Attack Victim Back To Regular Life

Mr. Arun Nandi who happens to be a high positioned executive in a multinational firm had a very hectic few months prior to Durga Puja and festive months with the launching and marketing of new products. On the day of Ashtami it was around 10 pm and he was planning to leave office. Mr. Nandi  and the office boy Jay Yadav were the only two people there. Mr. Nandi requested for a glass of water before leaving office for the next few days and Yadav was also quick. Before Yadav  left Mr. Nandi’s room cloding the glassdoor he could hear a sound of the glass falling on the ground and as he looked back , it was just not the glass on floor but Mr. Nandi had slipped in the chair and his eyes where getting still, lips trembling with a hand on chest. Couple of months back DESUN’S corporate health awareness team had visited their office and had imparted training on Emergency Response. Jay was quick to recall it and called up the Desun Emergency Phone Number and tried to comfort with Mr. Nandi by loosening the tie and unbuttoning the shirt.

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Soon tearing through the festive music all around DESUN Ambulance siren was heard below the office and the Ambulance team was there and in no time Mr. Nandi reached Desun hospital . The Cardiac Emergency Team who had prior information of an emergency heart patient arrival was ready and the bed was also kept ready. Soon the specialist doctor arrived and the treatment commenced. It was a heart attack. Few medical tests, heart condition and health condition check up and taking all necessary information from Mr. Nandi’s family members next morning Mr. Nandi had undergone Cardiac Angioplasty procedure for multiple artery blockages.

Mr. Nandi had few other health complications that were impacting his recovery. Soon in 2 weeks Mr. Nandi recovered and was fit to get into regular life.

The Nandi family is happy and smiling. They have thanked Desun Emergency Team for quick emergency response and care.

Accident Victim Life Saved

It was late at night around 1 pm. Swarup and his friends’ day before Kali Puja was returning on their motorbikes planning about an event to be held on Kali Puja and Diwali. Suddenly a screeching sound ripped the silence of the night. It was a road traffic accident, Swarup was lying a in a pool of blood and his friends on the other motorbykes were in a shock. A speeding car had hit swarup’s motorbike and it fled the place. No people were around. One of swarup’s friend gathered his mind and called up the DESUN Hospital Emergency Phone Number.  An emergency team member responded and on hearing about the accident the person immediately connected DESUN’s ambulance network to send the nearest available ambulance to the accident site to bring Swarup to Desun Hospital. Other appropriate people and authorities were informed in the meantime.

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Soon swarup arrived and the emergency team was ready for quick action to save a life. Soon the doctor’s team visited and they did necessary examination of the patient.  Medicines were injected and medical teats where carried on to know details of injuries, breaking of joints, bones if any.

Swarup needed surgery on collar bone; elbow and the wound on the leg took time to heal. The surgeries were successful and recovery from surgery was quick. It was more than 3 weeks and before Swarup was discharged fit from the hospital with advice of few visits to the hospital OPD for check-ups . Soon he will be back to regular life and can even ride his motorbike and do regular work on his own.

It has been for many years since inception that DESUN Hospital is delivering excellent 24 Hours Emergency Medical Facilities. It their team of specialist doctors, ambulance team, medical teams that work in a perfect sync to deliver effective and excellent results in emergency medical care, surgeries and procedures.

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12 Tips for a SAFE Diwali and kali Puja

Diwali and Kali Puja is a religious festival of lights, prayers and happiness. People celebrate Diwali with religious procedures, pujas of Gods and Goddess like Kali Puja, Laxmi & Ganesh Puja etc.  There is a tradition of decorating places, houses with lights. These can be electrical lights, earthen pot (diyas), candles etc.  People also burst crackers that burn on ground and as well as go aerial. There is scrumptious food for meals and snacks.

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During these times there are increased incidents of accidents due to fire and injuries while driving under intoxicated condition (drunken driving putting life and property of oneself and people at risk)

We need to enjoy this festival safely so that it is pleasant experience for us and others.

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  • Avoid bursting crackers that emit loud sound above prescribed decibels. High sound can damage ears and hearing ability, it is very difficult for patients with cardiac diseases and nerve related diseases to tolerate loud sound. Children, pregnant women have a hard time. Animals, birds get scared.
  • Crackers and fireworks that emit a lot of fire and or aerial needs to be used with caution and as per given instruction on packaging in safe distance from people and properties so that there is minimum chance of fire related accidents. fireworks pxhere
  • Put crackers in bucket of water after the cracker is burned, it is best not to keep burned crackers in open.
  • Avoid putting fire near electrical lighting, LPG gas cylinders, machines, electrical equipment, curtains etc.
  • Wear light cotton clothes that are well fitted and easy to manage in any case of fire accident. Avoid synthetic and silk clothes and any such easily inflammable material.
  • Keep fire extinguishers, bucket of water ready.
  • A First-Aid box with essential medicines, medicines for burn related first-aid needs to be kept ready
  • Put cotton balls inside ear or above ears in case there is loud sound. One can wear glasses (spectacles) to keep eyes protected from falling burned or lighted objects from sky
  • Do not keep hair loose, tie it tight and keep it well managed. If required wear a safety cap.
  • In case of minor burns do not use ice-cubes over it, use cold water, pour enough water and then you may use any medicated cream for burns and cover the area with sterile gauze. In case of serious burns take the person to nearest burn ward.
  • Wash hands well before eating after bursting crackers to avoid ingestion of the cracker materials that are chemicals not suitable for consumption. pexels-photo-434250 snacks diwali
  • Avoid drink and drive. Drive carefully , do not rush.

 

Share and Spread the Awareness and Wish all a Happy Kali Puja and Safe Diwali

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CFS – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is more common in women than men. It is a condition where a person can feel very tired or exhausted with little activity and the tiredness takes a lot of time to go with adequate rest.  This condition if prevalent for more than 6 months then the appropriate advice is to visit an experienced doctor and get diagnosed.

TIRED PublicDomainPictures dot netThere is no cure for this syndrome but with proper medical guidance and lifestyle changes the person can improve and lead a life performing all regular activities.

 

Some Common SYMPTOMS

Memory problem like recall and doing things in an organized way

Sore throat

Swollen glands in neck and underarm areas

Pain in body, joint and muscles

Headache

Getting up tired even after sleeping

Tiredness with little activity, feeling too exhausted after exercising

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DIAGNOSIS

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a physical condition that is mostly caused by immune system problems, nervous system disorders and metabolism related issues.  There is no known medical test to confirm this cause of fatigue.

doctor freestockphotos-bizThe doctor usually on hearing the various symptoms and also discussing various other lifestyle related activities of the person can suggest undergoing certain medical tests to rule out chances of any other disease/s interfering and resulting in the condition of feeling tired and low energy.

The common tests include tests to check

Hypothyroidism

Adrenal malfunctioning

Heart related problems

Sleep apnea

Eating disorders

Side effect of medication

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TREATMENT

The treatment includes proper medication as suggested by doctor and various other interventions. yoga pexels-photo-795786.jpeg

Treatment for psychiatric problems

For any other lifestyle disease or physical problem, pain, allergies etc

Change in lifestyle as suggested by experts

Slowly start with exercising

 

  • Do consult specialist doctor/s and seek medical help in case one notices any of few of the symptoms and follow medical advice and advice of health, diet, fitness experts as required