Jamshedpur based Tata Main Hospital (TMH) today dedicated a five bed modern Resuscitation Bay to the people of Jamshedpur.The Resuscitation
Bay will function as part of the Emergency Dept.

Sunil Bhaskaran, Dy Vice President, Corporate Services, Tata Steel inaugurated the facility in the presence of P N Singh, President, Tata Workers’ Union and senior leadership of Medical Services as well as other personnels from Corporate Services division. The new Resuscitation Bay aims to provide specialized emergency care to serious patients brought to TMH Emergency Dept. in life threatening condition.

Jamshedpur has been seeing increasing trends in serious cases of road traffic accident cases, head injury cases, cardiac cases and others.
TMH Emergency Dept. has treated more than 5000 road traffic accident cases, around 1750 head injury cases and more than 900 cardiac cases in
2012-13.

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TMH handles the bulk of the load of serious patients in Jamshedpur leading to ever increasing demand for critical care beds in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care Unit and High Dependency Unit. However, a large number of serious patients coming to TMH Emergency require to be stabilized immediately prior to transfer to the wards / critical units keeping in mind that with every passing minute a serious case tends to deteriorate.

The project’s basic aim is to ensure that immediate treatment measures are taken for serious patients during patient transportation from TMH
Emergency to other areas.

The new Resuscitation Bay has five beds and possesses all facilities for cardio-respiratory support (including ventilators, ECGs, defibrillators, piped oxygen supply, suction facility to name a few). The Resuscitation Bay will provide immediate, prompt and life-saving medical intervention for serious cases to enable them and the medical personnel in other specialized areas of TMH a window of opportunity for more detailed treatment.

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