On the average the number of patients seen annually at the outpatient department is approximately twenty one thousand, one hundred and ninety nine (21,199) (2009 figures).
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Annually an average of 6,500 women are seen at the women’s clinic.
On the average 26 babies are delivered every month. This gives a yearly average of 312 babies.
About 600 surgical operations (major and minor cases) are performed each year. The major ones are mainly prostatectomies for benign prostatic hypertrophy and laparotomies for typhoid perforations and obstructed or strangulated hernias.
Minor surgeries are repair of simple inguino-scrotal swellings, suturing of wounds and removal of lipomas and other subcutaneous swellings.
Nurses receive regular in-service training in the following areas:
- Management of febrile convulsions in children
- Resuscitation of severely dehydrated children
- Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Resuscitation of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis
- Ante-natal & post-natal hemorrhage
- Prevention of hospital infections