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The In-patient Departments is broadly classified into:

*ICU

The ICU on the third floor is a 7-bed unit that offers the latest in technology and critical care. Professionally trained staff is on board to provide highly focused nursing care to the medical, cardiac, pulmonary and surgical patients who are seriously ill and require constant monitoring and specialized care and treatment. The second floor is also provided with a step down ICU or a High Dependency Unit (HDU), for patients who may no longer require intensive care but are not healthy enough to be shifted to the wards.

*Wards

The wards comprise 50 beds which are classified into Single, Twin sharing and General wards that can accommodate 4 patients each.

*Out-Patient Department

Patients can avail of services of consultants in the outpatient department on the first floor for various specialties: general medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery, medical oncology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopaedics, ENT, pulmonology, cardiology, nephrology, neurology, brain and spine surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, plastic surgery, dermatology, dental, paediatrics, paediatric physiotherapy, paediatric-haematology, paediatric neurosurgery, paediatric nephrology, rheumatology, child psychology, psychiatry, speech therapy/audiology, counseling, diet and nutrition, and developmental paediatrics.

*Cardiology

This division manages the care of patients with cardiovascular diseases. It offers expertise in non-invasive cardiac imaging like echocardiography and procedures like placement of temporary or permanent pacemakers and managing acute myocardial infarctions.

*Pulmonology

Problems ranging from common conditions of asthma and pneumonia to pulmonary tuberculosis, acute respiratory failure and cancer are addressed here.

*Dermatology

The department offers diagnostic and therapeutic services including general dermatology consultation and continuing care.

*Gastroenterology

The gastroenterology unit specializes in diseases of the gastric tract, including the liver, pancreas and oesophagus. It has the expertise for diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancer, hepatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and other disorders like diarrhea, GI bleeding, irritable bowel, pancreatitis and peptic ulcer disease.

*Ear, Nose and Throat

The otolaryngology clinic is equipped with a direct laryngoscope and nasal endoscope to perform a wide-array of ear-nose-throat surgeries including emergency and scheduled tracheostomies and other regular procedures like tonsillectomy, septoplasty, endoscopic sinus surgery, tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy and foreign body removal.

*Nephrology

The nephrology clinic specializes in diagnosis and treatment of kidney disorders. The second floor has a 5-bedded dialysis room for patients to receive dialysis under the supervision of a consulting nephrologist.

*Neurology

This division is equipped to handle patients with Cerebro-vascular accidents (CVA), seizures, and other neurological complaints.

*Obstetrics and Gynaecology

This department combines services for the mother, foetus and neonate to offer them a fully integrated line of medical care.

*Ophthalmology

The full range of ophthalmologic care is available. From screening eye exams to cataract surgeries using the phacoemulsification technique.

*Dentistry

The dental department offers dental care through an array of services including teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments, extractions, oral surgeries, dental trauma treatment, root canal treatment, dentures and fillings.

*Nutrition

This service offers outpatient and inpatient nutrition counseling.

*Psychiatry

In keeping with the hospital?s aims of providing excellence in clinical care, this department offers services to patients in age groups varying from early adults to seniors.

*Rheumatology

This division provides services to patients with rheumatic and immunologic disorders.

The two major state-of-the-art modular operating theatres are equipped to handle every kind of elective and emergency surgery. From procedures in categories as diverse as oncology, orthopaedics, neuro, urology, otolaryngology and gynaecology to sophisticated minimally invasive techniques.

Endoscopy

On offer is the full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic emergency and elective endoscopy procedures including bronchoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), endoscopic variceal banding and sclerotherapy for acute gastro-intestinal bleeds, esophageal stenting for inoperable tumours, esophageal dilation, endoscopic retrograde colangiopancreatography (ERCP), biliary and pancreatic duct stenting and colonoscopy.

Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopy, both diagnostic and therapeutic, is done extensively. Laparoscopic procedures like Lap. Cholecystectomy, Lap. Nephrectomy, Lap. Adrenalectomy, Lap. Hysterectomy, Lap. Hernia repair are routinely performed.

General Surgery

General surgical patients are seen in the clinic six days a week to plan common cases like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repair, and small bowel and colon resections for cancer or gastrointestinal tuberculosis.

Oncosurgery

There are specialized onco-surgeons to address a wide range of cancer pathology involving gastro-intestinal, genitourinary, head, face, neck, thoracic, musculoskeletal and other systems. Emergency surgeries for the same include bowel resections, lung resections, mastectomy, total thyroidectomy, radical hysterectomies and radical neck dissections.

Orthopedic Surgery & Trauma Service

The hospital has the resources and expertise to perform repair of traumatic orthopaedic injuries and joint replacements, in addition to total knee and hip replacements and correction of polio malformations.

Gynaecology & Obstetric Surgery

The third floor houses the delivery suite where normal deliveries take place. Cesarean sections are performed in the major operation theatre. The NICU is well equipped to handle complicated pregnancies and difficult deliveries. Gynaecological surgical services offered include vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy, surgery for ectopic pregnancy, salpingooophorectomy and ovarian cyst removal. The gynaecological surgeries are performed either via laparoscopic or open techniques.

Neurosurgery

This division offers elective and emergency neurosurgical procedures for conditions ranging from acute head injury to complicated brain tumours. Neurosurgery can be performed for cases like acute evacuation of brain hematoma and shunt placement.

Paediatric Surgery

The paediatric department is well equipped to perform paediatric surgical cases such as herniotomy, imperforate anus, Hirschprung?s disease, Hypospadias, oesophageal atresis, tracheobronchial fistulas and bilateral ureteral reimplantation.

Plastic Surgery

This department offers both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery including Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Gynaecomastia or Male breast surgery, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Breast Lift, Arm Lift, Face-Lift, Profile correction, Buttock enhancement, Chin, Calf & Pectoral Implant, Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Genital Rejuvenation Surgery, Scar Revision and Mole removal. It also offers expertise in Maxillofacial Surgery treating patients with fracture of the facial skeleton.

Urological Surgery

Using the latest technology and expertise, this division offers urological surgeries including Trans-Urethral Resection of the Prostrate (TURP), urethral stent placement and cystoscopy.

A wide range of services and resources, conveniently available under one roof, provide the necessary diagnostic and rehabilitative support to address any current or potential health issues. It complements all treatments and procedures offered at the hospital.

Radiology

The diagnostic modalities available within the hospital include MRI Scan, CT Scan (Multi-slice & Spiral), X-Ray, Mammography, EEG, ECG, image intensifier (fluoroscopy), color-flow Doppler, ultrasonography, bone densitometry and echocardiography.

Physiotherapy

The physiotherapy department includes an outpatient clinic. Services offered include short wave diathermy, traction, therapeutic ultrasound, and exercises.

Paediatric Physiotherapy

This service caters to the needs of children of ages 0 to 15 years. Patients are referred by paediatricians, paediatric orthopedic surgeons or neurologists for developmental delay, cerebral palsy or orthopedic disabilities to name a few.

Neuro-Rehabilitation

Neuro-rehab aims to aid recovery from a nervous system injury and to minimize or compensate for any functional alterations resulting from it.

Urodynamic Studies & Uroflowmetry

Urodynamic studies assess how the bladder and urethra are performing their job of storing and releasing urine. Uroflowmetry measures how fast the patient can empty his/her bladder.

Pathology

The Hospital?s state-of-the-art pathology laboratory provides comprehensive testing. It offers hematology, clinical microbiology, immune-diagnostic tests and histopathology among other tests vital for critical care.

Diet & Nutrition

This service offers outpatient and inpatient nutrition counseling.

Comprehensive Health Check-up Plans

Preventive health care plays an important role in maintaining and managing one?s health. Bethany Hospital offers three comprehensive health check-up plans to suit your requirement ? Good Health Total, Good Health Executive and Good Health Swift. It?ll go a long way in detecting early symptoms of a major illness, if any, and also help in maintaining an up-to-date personal medical record for future reference.

Cancer Care

Patients suffering from malignancy can benefit from a full spectrum of care, including diagnostic investigations, medical and surgical treatments, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Radiation therapy is a highly complex procedure that requires cutting-edge technology and a team of highly trained and experienced health care professionals. At Bethany Hospital, the lower basement houses the latest Varian Linear Accelerator from the world's leading supplier of radiotherapy equipment and software for treating cancer. A name synonymous with the most advanced radiotherapy treatment offered to patients around the world.

This centre is backed by a team of skilled and experienced Medical Physicists and Radiation Technologists to ensure cancer patients get all the care they deserve.

Paediatric Care

The Hospital has a well supported department to meet the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children from infancy through childhood to young adulthood. It has a panel of high quality Consultants committed to providing care in various pediatric subspecialties, offering inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, surgical, behavioural and emergency services.

OBESITY REVIEWED

Obesity has become a global health concern in a very short space of time. It is pandemic sweeping the whole world, perhaps with the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa. Changing trends in diet as well as reduced physical labour, thanks to several devices to reduce human effort, in addition to stress have made this a disease of the masses, from a disease of the classes.

DIABETES:

Your blood always has some glucose in it because your body needs it for energy, but too much glucose in your blood is not good for your health. There are three main types of diabetes: ? Type 1 diabetes ? Your body does not make insulin. This is a problem because you need insulin to take the sugar (glucose) from the foods you eat and turn it into energy for your body. You need to take insulin every day to live. ? Type 2 diabetes ? Your body does not make or use insulin well. You may need to take pills or insulin to help control your diabetes.

Know what to do every day.

? Take your medicines for diabetes and any other health problems even when you feel good. Avoid over the counter medications. ? Check your feet every day for cuts, blisters, red spots, and swelling.
? Brush your teeth and floss every day to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy.
? Stop smoking.
? Keep track of your blood sugar. You may want to check it one or more times a day. Check your blood pressure if your doctor advises and keep a record of it.
? Report any changes in your health.
? Know the symptoms of low blood glucose: Sweating, rapid heart rate, dizziness, headache, trembling, hunger blurred vision, irritability.

Have at least 15 grams of fast-acting carbohydrate with you to treat low blood glucose (sugar candy, chocolate, biscuit, a small box of raisins etc.)

CANCER AWARENESS

The earlier cancer is found, the earlier cancer is treated, the better the chance of a cure. Knowing what to look out for gives you a better chance of finding the disease early. ? Know your body
? Notice any persistent changes
? Know the danger signs
? Take action
? Don`t wait
? Don`t worry
? Act now!