The Emergency Department at Al-Kafeel Specialized Hospital possesses modern and advanced medical techniques that are used to treat medical conditions, and it works 24 hours to receive all surgical, internal, and nervous medical emergencies.
Dr. Fahim Al-Jubouri, the specialist of emergency medicine and accidents in the hospital, said: “The emergency department includes a medical and nursing staff specialized in emergency medicine, to treat injuries and emergency cases, and to summon surgeons quickly to intervene in the treatment.”
He added: "Our emergency ward is equipped with the most modern equipment and techniques necessary for cardiac pulmonary resuscitation, first aid delivery devices, electric shock and (RNC), in addition to surgical interventions techniques such as intravenous catheters, chest and stomach tube."
He continued, "The technologies available to us helped a lot in saving many of the patients and injured people who we received, especially those who were subjects to traffic accidents and emergency cases that need urgent medical intervention."
Al-Jubouri explained: "Among the cases received in the emergency department is a patient with almost complete cut of his lower limb above the knee joint, and who suffers from severe vascular shock. During a record time, a fracture surgery specialist and a vein surgery specialist were called in, so that the central venous catheter was put in and the necessary first aid was performed to save his leg from amputation. "
For his part, Dr. Muhammad Aqeel, a family medicine specialist in the hospital, stated: "Most of the cases that we receive in emergencies are in the late hours of the night, and are either traffic accidents, heart conditions, kidney failure, fractures, or various injuries."
He added: "In the emergency department, first aid is performed and life-saving surgical interventions are performed, such as placing the tracheotomy tube (tracheal tube), chest tube and central catheterization, and compressed air withdrawals on the lungs with a needle in the chest to save patients."
He pointed out that: "Among the cases that came to us is a patient suffering from cardiac arrest and the loss of vital activities, so first aid was given to him and a cardiac pulmonary resuscitation and life-saving medication were given, and after four courses of pulmonary resuscitation and electric shock, he regained the pulse and his heart returned to operate normally again. "