Infectious Disease department at Sterling Multi Specialty Hospital deals with infections of all systems. It is an emerging medical specialty and has gained importance due to the emergence of Multi-drug resistant (MDR) organisms.
The infectious disease (ID) department provides clinical care to patients both for inpatients and outpatients. Besides this, the ID consultant also monitors the rate of infections within the hospital and its patients. The department also provides a travel clinic that advices patient regarding the medications and vaccinations needed before travel. The hospital offers Antibiotic Stewardship Program and enforces rational use of antibiotics under the guidance of the Infectious Disease specialist and the infection control team.
It also provides protocols and procedures to ensure the patients and employees are kept safe from healthcare associated infections (HCAI).
Treatments and Procedures
Diagnosis and treatment of severe infections requiring ICU or ward admissions and monitoring the source of infection
Infections in immuno-compromised patients
Management of fever/pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO)
Chronic infections by rare organisms
Management of communicable diseases like Tuberculosis, Malaria , Dengue, Chikungunia, Gastroenteritis, Cholera and H1N1
Monitoring the use of higher antibiotics
Travel related infections, treatment and prevention
Adult vaccinations including those mandatory for travel and country specific immunization requirements
Health Care Associated Infections (HCAI) surveillance and management
Management of adverse effects related to antibiotics
Investigation of outbreaks in healthcare facility / community
Immunizations for child, adults and elderly
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