Departments

Hospital Departments List and Section Definitions

Most Common Hospital Departments Accident and emergency (A&E): Also called Casualty Department, where you’re likely to be taken if you have arrived in an ambulance or emergency situation. Admissions: At the Admitting Department, the patient will be required to provide personal information and sign consent forms before being taken to the hospital unit or ward. If the individual is critically ill, then, this information is usually obtained from a family member. Anesthetics: Doctors in this department give anesthetic for operations and procedures. An anesthetic is a drug or agent that produces a complete or partial loss of feeling. There are three kinds of anesthetic: general, regional and local. Breast Screening: Screens women for breast cancer and is usually linked to the X-ray or radiology department. Burn Center (Burn Unit or Burns Unit): A hospital specializing in the treatment of burns. Burn centers are often used for the treatment and recovery
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