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?
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.
Private TOBB ETU Hospital provides service to its patients with surgery rooms and intensive care units organized for Cardiovascular Surgery at a quality equal to European and American hospitals. Architectural structure of our hospital has an area of 25.000 m2 in total and won the Hospital Architecture Award given by "American Society of Architects" and "Modern Healthcare Journal" in the U.S.A.