Events with sudden onset and threatening viability or life integrity of the subject are referred as emergency health conditions. According to International Federation of Emergency Medicine, acute diseases or injuries are referred as conditions requiring intervention of emergency medicine, but the common problem of many countries is the patient density in emergency medicine department.
The critically ill patients, who were previously losing their lives due to fatal medical reasons such as sepsis (the inflammation disseminated to the body), shock, and organ deficiency, have now the chance to recover their health, thanks to the specialized care and treatment methods applied in Intensive Care Units.
Dear mothers and fathers; your baby was born, whom you have been yearning for. Congratulations.Your only target is to maintain level of care provided to your baby who had a perfect care during intra-uterine life.
Emergency services are dynamic areas where not only tragic but also funny events often take place. Following my graduation from the Medical Faculty of Ankara University, I experienced numerous funny events within the five year period of my employment as an Assistant Attending Physician of Emergency Medicine in my hometown, Trabzon, between 1999 and 2004.
The title frightened you, isn't it? You may never actually know the severity of threat, if patient safety is not duly monitored and managed by the administration of the hospital where you let save your life. Presentation of healthcare services and hospital processes is really complex. How safe is healthcare service period, ranging from the moment you step in the hospital to the moment you leave, for you? Or, what are factors threatening you even after you leave?
Dear our patients, nosocomial infections (the term refers to the infections caused by the hospital environment) lead to treatment-refractory and persistent health problems and it may influence many people who seek healthcare services. The Infection Control Committee of TOBB ETU Hospital makes best efforts to minimize the frequency of preventable infections.