Dateline Jollygrant – Serious patients in the Women and Obstetrics Department at Himalayan Hospital Jollygrant will now receive even better treatment. A dedicated High Dependency Unit (HDU) has been set up in the hospital’s Gynaecology Ward. Chancellor Dr. Vijay Dhasmana of Swami Ram Himalayan University (SRHU) officially inaugurated the HDU, dedicating it to public health.
While inaugurating the dedicated High Dependency Unit (HDU) in the Gynaecology Ward at Himalayan Hospital, Dr. Dhasmana stated that continuous improvements are being made in health facilities at Himalayan Hospital, keeping patient convenience in mind. In this series, the HDU has been established.
Department Head Dr. Ruchira Nautiyal explained that the newly constructed modern HDU with 6 beds is equipped with state-of-the-art health machines. It also includes ICU facilities. The Obstetrics HDU is well-equipped with experienced and skilled obstetric specialists.
On this occasion, Chief Medical Superintendent Dr. S.L. Jethani, Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad, Dr. R.S. Saini, and all nursing staff were present.
What is an HDU ward?
HDU wards are for those individuals who require more intensive observation, treatment, and nursing care compared to treatment in a general ward.
Facilities available in the HDU:
A well-equipped unit with beds for high-risk pregnancies.
Ventilator support for patients with respiratory issues during pregnancy.
Dialysis unit with a haemo-dialysis machine.
ECG machine for measuring electrical activity of the heart and heart rate patterns.
Central suction and DC shock if necessary.