Uttar Pradesh to get hi-tech trauma centre

September 4th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) A first-of-its-kind trauma centre in Uttar Pradesh will soon be set up here, an official said Thursday.”The upcoming trauma centre which will be set up by the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) will offer comprehensive treatment, especially for accident victims,” chief medical superintendent of SGPGIMS A.K. Bhatt told IANS.

“It will be the only trauma centre in the state that will offer all super-specialty medical facilities like treatment of injuries in brain, bones, lungs, etc. under one roof,” Bhatt added.

The state government has earmarked Rs.20 million for the upcoming hi-tech trauma centre, officials said.

The centre that is expected to be set up in the next six months will have 150 beds along with state-of-the-art medical equipment, officials added.

“In several cases, we have observed patients suffering while a hospital arranges a team of super specialists to attend to them,” said Bhatt.

“However, in the upcoming trauma centre, a team of specialist doctors would be available round the clock to attend to trauma cases,” Bhatt added.

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