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DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

INTRODUCTION

Formerly called Department of Accident & Emergency, the department of Emergency Medicine came into existence on June 27, 2012.

GENERAL ACTIVITIES

Emergency department functions 24x7 hours. It receives acutely ill patients through Emergency Room (Previously called Level-II) for their acute care management. From Emergency Room patients are either admitted in concerned departments or discharged. It has Observation Ward (For Surgical Patients) & Ward 02A, (Medical Observation) for further observation & management of admitted patients. At all the levels Sr. Residents & Post Graduates are posted on duty round the Clock. Besides the department have two Sr. Consultants, One Professor, & One Additional Professor taking daily rounds and call duties. Nearly 280 to 290 patients are seen on Emergency yellow Card in the Emergency Room every day. Around 70 to 95 patients are admitted daily through Emergency Medicine department and 50% patients are discharged after getting acute care management from the Emergency room only. From Observation Ward and Ward 02A patients are either discharged or transferred to concerned department for further management.

The total bed strength of the department is 60 beds (Ward 2A + Observation ward) in addition about 30 to 70 patient’s (average 45) couches are occupied by patients in Emergency Room. The department also monitors Emergency Operation Theater and Emergency Ultrasound Room.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

The department is actively participating in the teaching activities of Post Graduates who are regularly being posted in the department on rotational basis of two months. The post Graduate students have also been deputed for Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Life Support (ALS) training program, for which they have got the certificates after qualifying the examination.


FACULTY



 


DR. SHOWKAT ALI MUFTI
Professor & Head of the Department


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

MBBS Govt. Medical College Srinagar 1986
MD Medicine SKIMS University Srinagar 1989
MRCP Royal College of Physicians of London 1999

MEMBERSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

  • Member - College of Chest Physicians - USA
  • Member - Society of Chest Physicians - India

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Vitamin D Levels in COPD Patients
  • Tumour Markers in Malignant Pleural Effusion.

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Acute Pain Management

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DR. ABDUL WAHID BHAT
Associate Professor

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Director SKIMS & EOSG

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Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary to Government

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Prof. Altaf R. Kirmani
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
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Prof. Syed Amin Tabish
Medical Superintendent
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Teaching Activities

MORTALITY MEETING

DATE : 22 SEPTEMBER 2017
TIME : 03:30 PM

Department : Radiation Oncology

Presenter : Dr. Tufail A. Khan [Postgraduate 3rd Year Deptt. Of Gen. Surgery]

Cl. In-Charge : Prof. Fir Afroze [Deptt. Of Radiation Oncology]

Moderator : Prof. Gul Mohammad [Deptt. Of Medical Oncology]

Venue : SKIMS Auditorium



GRAND ROUND

DATE: 23 SEPTEMBER 2017
TIME: 09:00 AM

Topic : Methodological and Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research

Department : Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC), SKIMS

Resource Persons : 1. Mr. Nazir Ahmad, Member (Statistician), IEC SKIMS 2. Dr. Shariq Masoodi, Member-Secretary, IEC SKIMS

Moderators : 1. Prof. Nisar A. Trumboo [H.O.D. Department of Cardiology] 2. Prof. Syed Besina Yasin [ H.O.D. Department of Pathology]

Venue: SKIMS Auditorium

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For any Clarification, Please Contact Convenor, Grand Round & Mortality Committee - E-Mail : memsecgrmm@skims.ac.in





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