Manipal Teaching Hospital is the hospital which has been providing qualitative care and best services to the patients of the community. It is the magnificent 5 storied multi speciality tertiary level hospital attached to Manipal College of Medical Sciences for clinical training of the MBBS,MD/MS and nursing students. While delivering the healthcare services to the patients, MTH provides the clinical education and training necessary for the doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Though MTH offers comprehensive healthcare services to the general public, it was established primarily for imparting specialized clinical/bedside training including Health Sciences Education for Clinical Sciences students of MCOMS. The teaching hospital has a commitment to research and is indeed a centre for experimental, innovative and technically sophisticated services; undertakes scientific research & development activities and specialized training for doctors which are possible with such bevy of multi-dimensional services with state of the art facilities in place.
This hospital has continued to make big efforts into the path of healthcare in the nation. It has provided a wide range of services to the community starting from emergency care to general, medical and surgical care in numbers of medical and surgical subspecialties. The hospital is rapidly developing its standard into the true multi speciality and super speciality hospital with the experts in Diagnostic imaging and Therapeutic areas.
The OPD services of the hospital runs from Sunday to Friday and is closed during the public holidays. It provides its OPD service from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The patients and visitors have to register for the service from the reception counter at the main lobby of the Hospital. As it is the tertiary level health care centre it has various departments from where many care are provided to the patient. They provide general check up, comprehensive care, paediatric and adult chest, heart, gastro- hepatic, neurological and endocrinology, general and specialized surgery, female health problems and obstetrics care, skin and sexually transmitted disease, mental health issues and de- addiction. The hospital also has extensive OPD services like pre anaesthesia check up, Orthopaedic check up, head, neck, ear, eye and nose clinic and whole range of oral and maxillofacial services.
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation, Speech therapy , Yoga and clinic, dental surgery and De- addiction clinics are also fully functioning services at the hospital.
The hospital has the 7 fully equipped operation theatres where minor to major surgery is performed. Minor procedures like cardiology services such as ECG, TMT (Treadmill Stress Test), ABMP, Holter, Echo, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angiography & Angioplasty, Renal Angiography , PTMC, PPI, TPI, Pericardiocentesis . Endoscopy and Colonoscopy are performed under gastro- hepatology service. Peritoneocentesis, pleural fluid tappings, Bronchoscopy and PFTs are performed routinely. Dialysis Services (Peritoneal and Hemodialysis) are also done routinely. OT services (major, intermediate, minor and Day care OT services) are provided by the department of General surgery under Gastrointestinal surgery, open urology, Paediatric surgery, Neurosurgery, Endourology surgery and Laparoscopy surgery.
3. Diagnostic Services
Radio- diagnosis and Imaging
The services provided by the radiology department of the hospital are as follows
Clinical Laboratory Services
There are three separate labs in the hospital carrying out all the necessary tests such as biochemistry, microbiology and pathology. Culture sensitivity, staining procedures, Microscopy, Stool occult blood, Blood for Malaria parasites (PS and QBC) and microfilaria, Bone marrow/splenic aspirate for LD bodies, Optimal, rk39, DAT, and a wide range of immunological services for different diseases are performed.
The tests like Histopathology, Cytopathology (FNAC/USG Guided FNAC/CT guided FNAC/PAP Smears/Fluids/Sputum/BAL), Hematology (CBC, Urine for RE and Ketone Bodies, Bence Jones Protein, Pregnancy ELISA, Semen Analysis, Body fluid analysis, AEC, ESR, Retics, PS, BT, CT, PT, aPTT, HbF, Osmotic fragility, Coombs test, Blood grouping, G6PD, BM Cytology, PS for Cytology, etc.), Special staining and chemistry, Cyto Special Staining (AFB/PAS/Mucicarmine), Histo special staining (AFB, PAS, Giemsa, Oil Red O, Masson Trichrome, Congo Red, Reticulin, Melanin bleach, Iron stain, Gram’s staining, etc.) and Cytochemistry (MPO/PAS/Sudan Black). Immunohistochemistry (B-cell, T-cell, CD stains, desmin, ER, PR, EMA, NSE, Thyroglobulin, CEA, AFP, etc) are also done. Modern Lab Information Software (LIS) with Sample Tracking System ensures accuracy in sample processing, quality of tests and timely delivery of reports.
The hospital provides a wide range of clinical services to the patients through highly qualified and richly experienced doctors. It ensures that your disease is examined properly without wrong and misleading diagnosis. The following are the specialty services provided by the hospital
Emergency and Trauma services are available 24 hours a day and all the days of the year. It is managed by ER Medical Officers working in the periodic shifts. For each specialist’s attention, Consultant doctors as well as Resident doctors from all specialties are available on call. The ER is having a capacity of 25 beds, but during mass casualties (natural calamities, accidents and other disasters) more beds are brought in with extra nursing staff mobilised and relevant trauma specialist doctors (primarily Orthopaedic, General and Neurosurgery) are deputed in ER for efficiently managing the patient load. The ER is well equipped with 2 critical care beds (supported by individual bed-side cardiac monitors, syringe/infusion pumps, defibrillator and multi-purpose ventilator, which is fit as a portable ventilator for transporting patients to ICU/CCU/NICU etc).
In addition to clinical services, the hospital also arranges many mobile clinics and outreach clinics with the partnership with different NGOs and other international organizations. The hospital sends doctors and nurses for managing the community health outposts in order to deliver healthcare services at the grass root level. It also implements government- sponsored programs in the hospital for the benefit of the general public such as; Safe Motherhood Programme, Hysterectomy Programme, Dialysis Programme and General Surgery and ENT Surgery Programs.
The hospital has a capacity of 750 beds. The patient services provided by the hospital are prompt and efficient through the huge infrastructure, ample bed facility and quality and experienced doctors and staff. Each clinic has its own inpatient ward and a core team of dedicated staff. Separate Ward blocks for Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry and Maternal and Child Health Care (MCH) are present in hospital along with a multicomplex for Orthopaedics, ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Oral Surgery. There is Intensive Care Units (ICU) for paediatrics (PICU), Neonates (NICU), Maternal (MICU), Deluxe (DICU) and general. A Separate Coronary Care Unit (CCU) and Medical ICU also runs as Inpatient Service. Tropical Ward (part of the Medical ward) provides care and treatment for tropical and infectious diseases patients separately.
The hospital also has a separate DOTs clinic. This clinic provides a facility for diagnosis, treatment and management of complications.
The hospital has provided quality care to the people of the locality and it has also run different community programs to eradicate the problem from the grassroots level.
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