Emergency first aid center, which is 10 storeyed, 200 placed, provided with modern new equipment of world level, with existing “First Aid” call center, was given in exploitation with go-ahead of our Esteemed President on 21.07.2014.
Emergency First Aid Center consists of operation, burn treatment, endoscopic surgery, nerve- traumatology, thoracoabdominal surgery, general surgery and 18 placed reanimation departments.
Patients are taken in the “Emergency aid” room to be specially set up for the first time and their diagnosis is determined in short time by modern equipment in the admission’s center. Room is equipped with up-to-date defibrillator, manual respirator, laryngoscope, ultrasound unit, electrocardiograph, movable X-ray photography, glucose measuring device and other diagnostic, pharmaceutical and bandage products. Condition of emergency operation of patient is created in this room. Doctors render first health protection aid to patients with equipment confirming to the world standards in specialized rooms, when necessary operations are made and patients are placed to respective departments or reanimation of the Center.
There are all possibilities to determine diagnosis of patients by unprecedented equipment of computerized tomography, X-ray- photorentgenography, electrocardiograph ultrasound, fibrogastroduodenoscopy, spirography, bronchoscopy and in revealing the alterations in human body in diagnostic-consulting department of the Center. Highly-qualified doctors determine the diagnosis of patient in short time with the help of above-mentioned equipment. Diagnosis determined in proper time is one of the conditions of effective treatment.
General clinic, biochemical, serologic, bacteriologic and other assays are conducted in the laboratory of the Center. Analysers, photometers and other equipment conforming to world standards help in conducting assays in short time and in large quantities and in making the works more effective.
Patients are given emergency medical aid in the reanimation department of the Center. There are manual respirators, cardiomonitoring device, defibrillator, multifiltrate device, infusion devices and other medical appliances in this department. Multifunctional special beds of this department can be changed in position comfortable for patients. Also, special conditions are created for patients in order to carry out cleaning works.
Laparoscopic surgery, nerve-traumatic surgery, thoracoabdominal surgery and other complicated operations are conducted to patients with burns by medical equipment intended for conducting several operations simultaneously in the emergency condition in the department of operation.
By studying the world practice, we learned that introducing new methods of treatment, sharing an experience with qualified specialists of Germany in the direction existing in the Center, arranging the conduct of operations together with surgery, nerve surgery doctors of Germany take important role in work experience.
Less invasive endoscopic operations are conducted in the existing endoscopic surgery department of the Center. All surgery doctors of Center can conduct such operations in high level. Patients who had such kind of operation can go home 2-3 days after operation. This helps patients come back to their work places and to their families in proper time.
Conduct of less invasive operations by optical duodenoscope in patalogy of pancreato-duodenal system and diseases of gall bladder is introduced in the Center. In the nerve-surgery sphere, removal of vertebral hernia – microdiscectomy, new method of removal of vertebral hernia, putting an implant to the place of removed disk by the help of microscopic equipment, conducting stabilizing operations with the usage of new methods in the case of vertebral instability and operative treatment of removal of intervertebral hernia are arranged.
Treatment measures are taken with the help of autodermoplastics in places of burns taking large area of human body in the operation room intended for burns. This helps to save patients in the case of burns taking large area of human body. Up-to-date special bath rooms, ionized showers used in binding, aerotheraphy rooms of disinfecting burns conforming to the world standards in the department help to the treatment of patients within short period.
Hospital wards are intended for 1 or 2 persons and all conditions which are necessary for the patient are created. There are various functional beds, televisions, fridges for foodstuff, special wardrobes for dresses and hygiene rooms in the rooms. Oxygen system, call points of hospital nurses, centralized heating and air conditioning systems exist in wards.
There is, one of the main stages of treatment, physiotherapy department for patients in the Center. Treatments are provided in following methods such as massaging, physical treatment, needle treatment, physical education treatment and other methods.
Receiving calls, transferring them to respective doctors and achieving their execution in a timely manner are the main functions of the existing call service of Center. GPS communicaton system witnesses the improvement of the work of the Center to the world level by learning the work experience of specialists from Germany with purpose to use “First Aid” automobiles regularly and enhance the quality of emergency medical aid rendered to population.
Opportunity of using time economically and effectively is created by introducing GPS system to the call service. To be precise, by the electronic card of Ashgabat city placed in the Center, we can determine the itinerary of “First aid” automobile and move that first aid car to the next call. According to the colour sign of “First aid” automobile depicted in the map, we can determine whether this vehicle is on call and whether this vehicle can depart to the next call.
By the help of GPS system and radios we can inform other hospitals in emergency to be prepared to admit patient on the way from the call address. In the event of complicated cases, doctor on call or medical attendant can consult with doctor on duty from the Center in order to come up with certain decision. Consulting services of qualified doctors to the citizens by the phone is arranged at any time.
Moreover, reanimation, cardiology, neurology, traumatology, pediatric call groups serve for rendering specialized emergency medical aid in the Center.
Medical helicopter equipped with up-to-date medical appliances conforming to the world standards and “First aid” reanimobile vehicles are in population’s service for the purpose of rendering health protection aid. By the medical helicopter patients who need emergency medical aid are transported from various regions of our country to the specialized hospitals of capital. This helps to prevent disability, prolonging life expectancy of people which are the main function of the State program “Health”.
The existence of faculties of the Center in the State Medical University of Turkmenistan help to the consulting services of professor-teachers in short period to patients and training of specialist in respective directions and training of highly qualified specialists.
Doctors working in the Center where all necessary conditions are created express their deepest gratitude to our Esteemed President! We wish to our Esteemed President long life, sound health and best of luck in all his undertakings!
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