• 24X7 Emergency and Trauma Care

    24X7 Emergency and Trauma Care

    KG Hospital’s “next generation Responder” makes medical transportation safer for patients, in turn allowing for better patient care, both before & during transport

    KG Hospital & Post Graduate Medical Institute, Coimbatore, has been a Pioneer in the practice of Emergency Medicine and Accident Management in the whole country. We have 40 years of experience in Critical Care Medicine, including managing Strokes, Heart Attack victims, Poisoning, Acute Renal Failure, Acute Liver Failure, Snake Bites, Burns, Attempted Hanging, Gun Shot Wounds and Road Traffic Accidents.

    We also have extensive experience in managing disasters, viz. managing many victims of accidents at the same time. We have had the opportunity to save the lives in hundreds during the infamous Coimbatore Bomb Blast scenario a few years ago

  • Trauma and Emergency Centre

    Trauma & Emergency Centre: Level 4

    • 40 beds exclusively for managing emergency situations, including Brain Injury Ward, Coronary Care Ward, Critical Care Ward for treating multi system disease patients and multi organ failure patients and managing poly-trauma victims (patients having head injury, chest injury, abdomen injury and limb injury, all at the same time).
    • Regional Blood Bank with minimum 600 units of blood and blood components, including plasma, on stock. It functions round-the-clock.
    • 24-hour availability of X-Ray, Ultrasound, CT Scan, MRI, Diagnostic laboratories & Cathlab.
    • 24-hour availability of specialists at short notice: General Surgeons, Neuro Surgeons, Cardiologists, Thoracic Surgeons, Cardiac Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, ENT Surgeons, Paediatric Surgeons, Intensivists, Radiologists, Ultrasonologists, etc., if required, to deal with any type of emergency situations.
    • Availability of fully-equipped 9 operation theatres, which are functional 24 hours a day
    • Twelve Ambulances, 9 within the Hospital & 3 located outside the Hospital
    • Service of 200 well-qualified Graduate & Diploma Nurses are available for support services.
    • First Class Communication facility to call for help
  • Pre-Hospital Care

    Pre-Hospital Care

    • Stabilizing the vital signs at the site of occurrence of the emergency, is mandatory for excellent outcome.
    • GOLDEN HOUR: The first hour after the occurrence of an Emergency, Accident or Trauma is the golden hour, when every minute matters to save the life of the patient. Delay in diagnosing and stabilizing the patient results in more brain or myocardial damage.
  • Referral Service

    Referral Service

    • To our Super Speciality and Multi Speciality Hospital, you can always telephone our Doctors to help you at times of crisis.
    • If the patient under your treatment does not progress up to your satisfaction, you may contact any of our Specialists for seeking advice on the telephone itself for a second consultation/opinion.
    • If you feel that the patient requires more diagnostic and sophisticated work up and Multi Speciality Management, it is advisable to shift the patient to a Speciality Centre like us.
  • Our Emergency Medical Transport Ambulance:

    Our Emergency Medical Transport Ambulance:

    • Our emergency medical transport ambulance (pictured above) is designed considering the frequency of accidents on Indian roads. In the rare event of an accident involving our ambulance, the vehicle’s design will ensure patient safety.
    • The ambulance is air-conditioned to avoid road pollution, which could infect the patient. The ambulance is equipped with:
    • Uninterrupted power supply.
    • Cardiac monitor
    • Oxygen supply
    • Pulse Oxymeter to check the oxygen level
    • Ventilator (respirator) to be used in patients with respiratory failure
    • Pacemaker if the patient has a heart block.
    • Ambu box containing 350 types of medicines
    • Proper medical and para medical personnel to resuscitate the patient at the site of the accident or at the primary health center or similar hospitals to stabilize the patient.
    • Suction apparatus
    • Non-invasive BP apparatus
    • The doctor is able to assess the condition of the patient not only at the starting point, but throughout the journey and communicate with the base Hospital till he reaches the Base Hospital, and also experienced in managing shock and cardiac events and is able to deliver external shock, if required
    • The doctor has assistance of paramedical technicians, who should be well versed with handling any type of critical events.
    • The doctor is able to organize specialist consultation in the base hospital immediately and continue the resuscitation to make the patient live, for which he is shifted to the base Hospital.
  • Our Experience:

    Our Experience:

    We are proud to say that we are the Pioneers in setting up and managing a First Class Quality Oriented Emergency Medical transport across the country. KG Emergency Ambulance Responder has filled the void.

    On more than 3,000 occasions, we have transported patients from the following towns:

    Annaikatti, Anthyur, Bangalore, Conoor, Erode, Palghat, Satyamangalam, Gopi, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Dharapuram, Salem, Edapadi, Karur, Trichy, Thanjavur, Palani, Pudukottai, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Sivakasi, Tirupur, Namakkal, Mettupalayam, Trivandrum, Cochin, Perunthalmanna, Calicut, Tiruchengode

  • Types of Patients Transported:

    Types of Patients’ Transported:

    • Multi system organ failure on a ventilator in a paralyzed condition
    • Septic shock
    • Cardiogenic shock patients for emergency angio & rescue angioplasty
    • Renal failure with pulmonary odema
    • Status asthamaticus
    • Status epilepticus
    • Polytrauma
    • Poisoning
    • Patients with post-partum complications
    • Patients with per-operative & post-operative complications
  • Unique Features of our responders:

    Unique Features of our responders:

      • First Hospital in India which started well equipped ambulance services
      • First Hospital in India to initiate pre-hospital thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction
      • First hospital in the country to initiate pre-hospital temporary pace maker facilities
      • Out of hospital rehabilitation
      • First Hospital in the country to transfer cadaver for transplantation on road
      • First Hospital to initiate Nation-wide Mock Disaster Exercise in medical conference
      • First Hospital to initiate online Poison Control Centre
      • First Hospital to manage National Disaster with planned programmed triage
    • Our emergency medical transport team

      • PRINCIPAL EMERGENCY DOCTORS:
        • R. Senthil Kumar
        • Kavitha
        • Jayashakila
      • Emergency Critical Care Physician Assistants:
        • Krishnakumar
        • Balakrishnan
        • Senthilkumar
      • DRIVERS:
        • Perumal
        • Balasundaram
      • BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEER
        • N. Angamuthu
      • AMBULANCE DIRECTOR
        • R. Veluswamy

      For any Emergency help or enquiry, contact the following persons:-

      a) Dr. Kavitha 94438-99277

      b) Dr. Jayashakila 98944-38086

      c) Telephone Operators: 0422-212121-29