LUCKNOW A six-bed burn ward has grow to be operational at Rani Laxmibai Hospital right here. That is the third facility for burn injury patients within the authorities sector within the state capital.
“We have now six beds, and all of the associated tools, medication and manpower. Patients are being admitted,” mentioned Dr Sangeeta Tandon, chief medical superintendent, Rani Laxmibai hospital.
The opposite two services for burn injury patients are at Civil Hospital (40-bed) and the King George’s Medical College (35-bed, together with 8-bed ICU). Some non-public hospitals even have burn ward.
“We want extra smaller centres that may cater to patients with superficial burns as much as 20 or 30%. This manner, greater centres with ICU facility for burn patients can deal with these with main burns or in want of surgical intervention,” mentioned Prof Vijay Kumar, HoD cosmetic surgery, KGMU.
Normally, the occupancy at KGMU and Civil hospitals stays 100% as additionally they cater to burn injury patients from different districts.
“Because of this we’d like extra smaller centres for burn accidents in order that minor accidents could be handled successfully right here by surgeons and patients with main burn accidents, say greater than 30%, could be delivered to greater centres,” mentioned Kumar.
“We want over 100-bed facility for severe burn care, retaining in view the load of patients within the state capital,” he added.