Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Well being Companies Firm (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare community, is sharing how Tawam Hospital docs have saved the lives of 600 stroke sufferers in 2021 owing to their medical experience and the hospital’s state-of-the-art applied sciences. The sufferers obtained therapy in Tawam Hospital’s emergency division after struggling strokes that left them in a vital situation.
One case included a 42-year-old male affected person who was rushed to their emergency division on account of a suspected stroke, displaying signs of slurred speech, and weak spot in the precise aspect of his physique.
Upon his arrival to emergency division (ED), the affected person, MD Islam, went by means of a complete check-up the place the attending ED doctor decided that he was displaying signs of a stroke. He was taken for CT mind and CT angiography (a kind of scan used to verify blood vessels) scans on his head and neck to substantiate the suspected illness. Docs had then decided that the affected person had suffered a Mind Stem Stroke on account of obstructed blood provide to the mind stem and promptly obtained thrombolytic remedy – using medicine to interrupt up or dissolve blood clots. He was then admitted to the stroke unit for monitoring.
The affected person’s case was referred to a staff of multidisciplinary docs at Tawam Hospital consisting of consultants, specialists, stroke nurses, a speech therapist, a nutritionist, and a rehabilitation skilled to intently monitor his progress and deal with him. He was administered a whole course of blood clotting therapy which abated his signs and utterly restored his full power inside half-hour of receiving the therapy.
Dr. Ali Hassan, Advisor Neurologist, at Tawam Hospital, confirmed: “Advances in medical and radiological procedures have positively contributed to the restoration and therapy end result of stroke sufferers. The earlier a stroke affected person is handled after the onset of signs, the extra successfully they will get better. Sufferers who arrive on the hospital inside roughly three and half hours from the onset of stroke signs have the very best probabilities to totally or close to absolutely get better.”
He added: “Within the occasion of a serious blockage within the blood vessels, an interventional radiologist is concerned to instantly take away the clot, in accordance with the accredited worldwide protocols. Tawam Hospital homes an skilled staff of interventional radiology consultants working alongside a extremely certified multidisciplinary staff to take care of strokes and handle them comprehensively. This in flip results in drastic modifications within the affected person’s situation and interprets into optimistic outcomes and restoration.”
Dr. Wa’ed Ali Sumairi, Inside Medication Resident at Tawam Hospital, stated: “I’m proud to be a member of the specialised medical staff that handled the case of the 42-year-old male mind stem stroke affected person. It was a wealthy studying expertise for me since I used to be offered with the chance to help within the affected person’s clot elimination therapy that resulted in optimistic outcomes inside half-hour of the affected person’s arrival on the hospital. I want to specific my gratitude to SEHA and to Tawam Hospital particularly for giving medical residents the possibility to be part of such skilled multidisciplinary medical groups that develop and handle affected person therapy plans to assist enhance affected person lives.”
A stroke is a medical emergency, and the longer somebody having a stroke waits to get therapy, the upper the possibility of everlasting injury and even demise. Know what indicators to search for by remembering the ‘B.E.F.A.S.T.’ steps, listed beneath:
B: Stability. Does the affected person have lack of stability or are they dizzy? Are they strolling in a different way?
E: Eyes. Can the affected person see out of each eyes effectively? Ask them if they’ve imaginative and prescient loss, or blurry or double imaginative and prescient.
F: Face. Does one aspect of their face look uneven or like it’s drooping? Ask them if their face feels numb, and for them to smile and verify if their smile is uneven.
A: Arm. Does certainly one of their arms really feel numb? Ask them to boost each arms and see if one arm drifts downward.
S: Speech. Is the affected person’s speech laborious to know? Are they confused? Are they having hassle understanding you?
T: Time to name 998. If somebody is displaying any of those indicators, name 998 immediately.
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The Abu Dhabi Well being Companies Firm PJSC–SEHA – is an unbiased, public joint inventory firm created to develop the healing actions of the general public healthcare system in Abu Dhabi. The corporate owns and operates all the general public hospitals and clinics of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
SEHA is a part of ADQ, one of many area’s largest holding firms with a broad portfolio of main enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified financial system.
SEHA is dedicated to steady enchancment of buyer care to acknowledged worldwide requirements and offering the group with world-class healthcare. SEHA operates 14 hospitals with over 3,385 beds, 70 ambulatory care, household care and pressing care facilities and three blood banks. Its amenities accommodate 117,162 inpatients yearly and conduct 43,262 surgical procedures, in addition to treating greater than 5 million outpatients.
SEHA is without doubt one of the largest built-in healthcare suppliers within the Center East with greater than 14,000 docs, nurses, ancillary care, and administrative personnel. Be taught extra at www.seha.ae