Services

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE

Clinical Services

The department has 170beds in general ward, a 16-bedded Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) equipped with 16ventilators, a facility for bedside plasmapheresis, bedside hemodialysis and CRRT; and a 6-bedded High DependencyUnit (HDU). There are six units in the department, which provides daily outpatient services, specialty clinics, and manages ≥ 75% acutely sick patients in emergency services. The inpatient, outpatient and speciality clinics statistics are as follows.

In-Patient Statistics 2019-2020

In-patient

No. of patients 2019-2020

Admissions

16,327

Discharges

12,652

Deaths

1380

Medicine and Speciality Clinics Outpatient Statistics

Service

New Patients

Old Patients

Total

Medicine OPD

69,898

105,860

175,758

Diabetes Clinic

3354

43,921

47,775

ART Clinic

73

3820

3920

Respiratory Clinic

617

4625

5242

Hematology Clinic

427

3240

3671

Geriatric Clinic

141

541

682

Hypertension Clinic

400

3351

3756

Clinical Genetics

10

40

50

 

Laboratory Services

Two laboratories are attached to the department of medicine 1) Medicine side laboratory and 2) Diabetes laboratory. Apart from hemogram, urine routine, analysis of body fluids for cell count, HbA1C is done regularly in the medicine side lab. The department has an osmometer to test for osmolality of plasma and serum by freezing point osmometer method. It also has the facility to test for abnormal hemoglobins by the HPLC method. In the diabetes laboratory Foot Scans, Doppler Studies and VPT (vibration perception threshold) are being done. 

 

Statistics of Medicine Side Laboratory 2019-2020

Blood tests

No. of tests

 

Urine examination

No. of test

Hemogram

19725

Albumin    

8736

ESR

1432

Sugar

6979

Bleeding time

07

Microscopic examination

8249

Clotting time

06

Bile Salt

16

HbA1C

5370

Bile pigment

15

Body fluid cell count

1866

Urobilinogen

11

 

 

Ketones

0

High performance liquid chromatography

Bence Jones Protein

102

HbA2

19

Eosinophil count

49

HbA0

19

24 hrs urine protein

16

HbF

19

pH

119

HbS

07

Myoglobin

59

HbE

04

Haemoglobin

34

Stool examination

 

 

Microscopic

404

 

 

 

Occult blood

230

 

 

 

Diabetes Laboratory

Test

No. of tests

Foot Scan

413

Doppler

1103

Vibration Perception Threshold (VPT)

1810

 

Plasmapheresis

Test

No. of tests

Bedside Plasmapheresis

57

 

Ultrasonography

Test

No. of tests

Diagnostic ultrasonography

352

Ultrasonographic guided kidney biopsy

102