Friday 25 May 2018

Radiology(Imaging Centre)

The Radiology Department at P.C.E.A Tumutumu Hospital is dedicated to providing the highest quality inpatient and outpatient clinical imaging services.

The P.C.E.A Tumutumu's Hospital Imaging Centre operates on a 24hr basis. The hospital is well equipped with a Radio-diagnostic X-ray Unit which is able to do various conventional examinations including musculo-skeletal and soft tissue imaging. This unit can rotate in all directions therefore increasing efficiency in performing x-rays, even on patients who are very ill. The centre is run by highly qualified medical radiologists and medical radiographers who are specialized in producing and interpreting high quality images of the body with the use of x-rays. These x-ray images are used to diagnose injuries and diseases so that appropriate management and treatment of patients can proceed.

Radiology Services Provided

Diagnostic imaging services offered at P.C.E.A Tumutumu Hospital include radiographic procedures that range from routine chest X-rays to more complicated procedures, such as

  X-Ray: Also called radiography, involves exposing a part of the body to a small dose of ionizing radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body. X-rays are the oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging, and chest X-rays are among the most common diagnostic examination performed.

·         Arthrography: Used to evaluate the structure and function of a joint and determine the possible need for treatment, which may include surgery.

·         Intravenous pyelography (IVP): Used to examine the urinary tract including the kidneys, ureters and bladder.

-     Barium studies/Upper GI series: Used to examine the gastrointestinal (GI) system, the esophagus, stomach, small bowel and large bowel [link to Barium Enema Examination form].

·         Myelography: Used to detect abnormalities of the spinal canal, cord and nerve roots

·         Lumbar punctures: Used to help detect tumors, or locate areas of inflammation

Physiotherapy

The Hospital has a modern and fully equipped Physiotherapy Unit with the latest physiotherapy equipment and qualified and dedicated physiotherapists. The department also comprises of occupational therapy and manual therapy.

(A) Outpatient Physiotherapy Services

The outpatient physiotherapy services provided include:

·         Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - Specialized management of common spine and limb sprains, strains and injuries.

·         Back Exercise Classes - Exercise class specifically designed for low back pain individuals who want to improve their trunk/core stability.

·         Specialized classes utilizing Pilates concept and equipment are also available to help patients strengthen their trunk muscles and improve their core stability.

·         Knee Classes - An exercise class specifically designed for individuals with ligamentous and meniscal injuries of the knee. The class is also suitable for individuals who have undergone surgical repair of their knee injuries.

·         Manipulative Physiotherapy - This a very specialized area of physiotherapy using joint manipulative techniques and specific exercises to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions. 

(B) Inpatient Physiotherapy Services

Physiotherapy is provided for our hospital inpatients. Our inpatient physiotherapy services include:

·         Orthopaedic/Surgical Rehabilitation - For inpatients who have undergone surgery as a medical treatment

·         Neurological Rehabilitation - For inpatients who are rehabilitated after an acute stroke or other debilitating conditions

·         Geriatric Rehabilitation - Rehabilitation for the geriatric inpatients

·         Intensive Care Services - For patients in the intensive care unit

Dental Services

Our dental officer will attend to your routine dental care and refer you to the appropriate dental specialist if you require specialized care. 

Services:

·         Check up, scaling and polishing

·         Fillings, extractions and dentures

·         Root canal therapy

·         Protective mouth guard

·         Dental treatment for patients with complex medical problems

·         Traumatic injuries to the teeth and oral cavity

·         Dentoalveolar surgery e.g. removal of buried or impacted teeth

·         Orthognathic surgery i.e. correction of dentofacial deformities

·         Implant surgery

·         Maxillofacial trauma

·         Treatment of benign cysts and tumors of the jaw

·         Treatment of temporomandibular joint diseases or disorders

·         Treatment of orofacial pain

·         Treatment of oral mucosal diseases

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