DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE: MISSION

£ To provide the best possible care for each and every patient.

£ To be a center for innovation and excellence in emergency medicine.

£ To create an educational environment that promotes compassionate care and academic excellence.

£ To be a national leader for innovation in Emergency preparedness.

£ To serve as ultimate medical safety net for our community.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Max Healthcare hosts MCEM Part A examination for North India



Max Healthcare hosts MCEM Part A examination for North India

Max Healthcare has entered in a Memorandum of Understanding with the College of Emergency Medicine, UK for conducting the MCEM Part A examination in North India. The College of Emergency Medicine, UK drafted by The Royal Charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, is established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. The Membership Examination of the College of Emergency Medicine (MCEM) assesses the knowledge, skills and behavior necessary for the clinical practice of Emergency Medicine in the UK and Ireland, at the level of a senior decision maker. Part A exam assesses the basic sciences applied to emergency medicine. Those successfully clearing Part A exam become eligible to sit for Parts B and C exams upon completion of which the Membership of College of Emergency Medicine UK is awarded.

Max Healthcare conducted the Part A examination on the 11th of December, 2013 at Max Hospital, Saket. Around 17 candidates from India and Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Bahrain, UAE, and Sultanate of Oman) participated in this examination. This makes Max Saket as the only center hosting this exam in North India.

The Examiner from The College of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Mitam Barooah came to supervise the examination.

Max Healthcare has already been the site of Masters in Emergency Medicine (MEM), a three year post graduate course in emergency medicine in collaboration with the George Washington University from the United States of America.


Dr. Tamorish Kole, Director of Emergency Medicine at Max Healthcare said, “The Department of Emergency Medicine at Max Healthcare has always been a frontrunner in developing Emergency Medicine as a specialty in North India; particularly in Delhi and NCR. With this examination center for MCEM, we provide an infrastructure for emergency physicians to be recognized internationally. MCEM is now accepted as an additional medical qualification by Medical Council of India, and its graduates are also eligible to be considered as adjunct faculty for the newly launched post graduate training course of DNB Emergency Medicine.”


Friday, December 13, 2013

AIRTEL DELHI HALF MARATHON: WE ARE PREPARED




Press coverage

Delhi Half Marathon route map unveiled today

Dec 11, 2013

New Delhi: Airtel Delhi Half Marathon promoters Procam International today announced the route map for the event, besides outlining medical and other facilities that will be put in place for the 31,000 participants expected to run on the race day on December 15.

Anil Shukla, Additional Commissioner of Police, Traffic said, "It gives me great pleasure to be a part of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and it's good to see that the event has grown in every manner. This is definitely a long route and we will have our team in full strength to support the event. We close certain routes from 6 am.

"For this year, we have created a few diversions. There is a right turn on Bhishma Pitamah Marg and a left turn on Lodhi Road among others. The people of Delhi have always been supportive and the enthusiasm they share is great," he added.
Medical Partner Max Healthcare has made elaborate arrangements to ensure that every participant has a safe and healthy run.

"There will two Base Stations, including one especially for Senior Citizens, and six medical stations along the route. Seven advanced Cardiac Life Support ambulances will be pressed into service and manning these will be over 150 doctors, 50 physiotherapists and 100 plus nurses & paramedics," said Medical Director Tamorish Kole.

There will be one Base Camp at the start and finish of the Half Marathon and the Great Delhi Run, which will have between 50 to 60 beds, 1400 litres of water, 300 kgs of ice in cube form, Enerzal, 15 tables with drapes, first aid kits, medicines, relief sprays.
The second base camp will be at the start/finish of the Senior Citizens' Run and will have around 12 beds with all of the above.

Each of the six medical stations along the route will have 300 litres of water, 150ks of ice, Gatorade, 2 tables with drapes, first aid kits, relief sprays.

To keep all participants sufficiently hydrated, there will be 14 water stations along the route, from where around 85,000 litres of water will be distributed. These water stations will also distribute around 13,000 tetra packs of Enerzal to the participants. There will also be four orange stations from where oranges will be distributed.

Besides these arrangements, there would be sufficient Law & Order and Traffic Police on race day to prevent any untoward incidents. Their efforts would be supplemented by 800 private security guards and around 1000 volunteers.

Arrangements have been made for a total of 100 Porta Pottys, from which 72 will be distributed in the holding areas at the J L N Stadium, while 28 will be stationed along the route.
Procam International said cleanup drives would be conducted immediately after the event to restore the roads to the condition they were in prior to the event.

This year, Procam International has appointed Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA), who specialise in waste management, to undertake this task.

All the waste from 21 km route will be collected and brought to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, where it will be segregated into dry and wet waste. The same will then be sent to the recycling plants.

All types of Plastic waste and PET bottles will be recycled into plastic granules, while paper waste of all kind will be recycled at the Muzaffarnagar Paper Mill.

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will be telecast live on Star Sports 4, the Channel Partner, from 7.00 am to 10.00 am with a Simulcast on DD Sports, the Broadcast Partner.

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2012 for Elite men will start at 7.20 am, followed by the Half Marathon for Elite women at 7.25 am. The Open Half Marathon will start at 7.40 am, followed by the Champions With Disability Event at 8.10am, the Senior Citizens' Run at 8.20 am and the Great Delhi Run at 9.30 am.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

EMCON 2013 AWARD CEREMONY: OUR SHARE

Dear ALL 

I would like to share the evergreen moments of SEMI AWARD CEREMONY 2013 held at inaugural function of EMCON 2013 at Wayanad, Kerala on 18th November, 2013.

 This year MAX GWU program residents and alumni have bagged 4 awards in various categories. 
I feel extremely happy to share the news with you all.


SEMI SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS
 (Judged by SEMI Board)
DELHI CHAPTER: ASIT MISRA


EMCON 2013: ORAL PRESENTATION: SECOND PRIZE: SUSHANT CHHABRA (PGY 2011-2014) 
JUDGED BY: Stanford EM team
TOPIC: SURVEY OF STUDENT PERCEPTION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT AMONG EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENTS OF 
 AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTRE IN NORTHERN INDIA. 
Chhabra S   Shah S   Misra A   Kole T


EMCON 2013: QUIZ COMPETITION: WINNERS
SUSHANT CHHABRA (PGY 2011-2014), INDRANIL DAS (PGY 2012-2015)
QUIZ MASTER: PROF T V RAMAKRISHNAN (SRMC, CHENNAI)


EMCON 2013: RISING STAR AWARD: SECOND PRIZE: 
GOMA BALI BAJAJ (PGY 2009-2012) 
JUDGED BY: Stanford EM team

CONGRATULATIONS FOR THE AWARDS……………….

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

1) ORAL-Student perception of medical education environment among emergency medicine residents of an Academic Medical Center in Northern India - DR SUSHANT CHHABRA PGY3

2) LIGHTENING ORAL- ECG vs. ABG vs. Lab report as diagnostic marker for Hyperkalemia in the Emergency Department- DR ABHIMANYU SHARMA ATTENDING CONSULTANT

3) LIGHTENING ORAL-Widespread ST segment elevation caused by cerebral infarction- DR CS PRASAD PGY2

4) LIGHTENING ORAL-Challenges of Female leadership in Emergency Medicine in India- DR PRIYANKI BORDOLOI (PGY 2009-2012)

5) LIGHTENING ORAL-Incidence of in-hospital mortality in acute coronary syndrome with admission Hyperglycemia at tertiary care center- DR PRATIKA AGGARWAL.  PGY3

6) E- POSTER-Red cell distribution width predicts the outcome in critically ill septic patients coming to the emergency department - DR INDRANIL DAS. PGY2

7) E - POSTER-Perception of procedural competencies of EM residents - PGY2 and PGY3 - DR KRISHNA PRASAD BHANDARU. PGY2

8) RISING STAR-External Validation of New Orleans Criteria (NOC) and Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) for Minor Head Injury in Delhi & NCR (INDIA).-PRESENTED BY DR ASIT MISHRA. DISASTER MEDICINE FELLOW: MHC

9) RISING STAR - Breaking Bad News in ER.-PRESENTED BY DR GOMA BALI BAJAJ (PGY 2009-2012)

10) RESIDENT TO RESIDENT EDUCATION TRACK-Pre Hospital Management of Cardiogenic Shock – Fluids vs inotropes - PRESENTED BY DR KRITIKA BHANDARI. PGY1

11) RESIDENT TO RESIDENT EDUCATION TRACK-
Internal Disaster leading to External disaster – A Reverse Equation -PRESENTED BY DR MAHIMA TRIPATHI. PGY2

CONGRATULATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION……………….


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

RESEARCH PROJECT LIST: UPDATED JULY 2013



Completed Research Projects AS ON JULY 2013

1.      Development of bombing specific triage tool (BOST) tool. Jaiswal S, Kole T, Smith JS
2.      Prediction of clinical resources based on types, impact and nature of last 15 years of documented terrorist bombings in India. Choudhary SK, Kole T, Smith JS
3.      Retrospective study of comparison between ED diagnosis and discharge diagnosis. Javid S, Kole T, Smith JS
4.      Hand Off protocol in ED: A short audit. Bhatt I, Kole T, Shastry VGR
5.      Evaluation of stress factors and burnout in the emergency department staff. Naqash IJ, Kole T, Parikh S, Smith JS
6.      Effective Anticoagulation with Factor Xa Next Generation in Atrial Fibrillation (ENGAGE-AF TIMI 48) Trial ( Arora V, Kole T at Max Healthcare )
7.      Predictive value of quantitative value of NS1 antigen and the lowest platelet count of patients’ diagnoses as dengue fever. Chisti W, Budhiraja S, Kole T, Smith JS.
8.      Pre-Hospital and Intra-Hospital causes of delay in thrombolysis of acute ischemic Stroke patients admitted at Max hospital. New Delhi. Badruduja P, Agarwal P, Kole T, Smith JS.
9.      Retrospective Study on practice of Ottawa Ankle radiographs taken for acute ankle and mid-foot injuries. Bhugra J, Saxena V, Kole T, Douglass K.
10.   Development of a New Trauma Score: New Delhi Trauma Score. Kaliaperumal P, Kole T, Smith JS.
11.  A retrospective study of ED survival to ED discharge of Adult, on-Traumatic, Out of hospital Cardiac Patients brought in ED. Anand S, Shastry VGR, Smith JS
12.  Utility of NT pro-BNP levels in the ER in differentiating between acute CHF and Acute exacerbation of COPD. Shah S, Rissam HS, Kole T, Smith JS
13.  Study of the clinical Spectrum and Establishing the role of DWI MRI Versus CT in early Diagnosis of Acute Stroke in the Emergency Dept of a tertiary care hospital in north India Ahmed B, Kaur G, Kole T, Smith JS.
14.  ECG changes in stroke: A review article Agarwal P, Kole T, Smith JS.
15.  Patient delay and use of ambulance by patient with chest pain in a Capital city. Qureshi R, Mehdi S, Smith JS.
16.  Epidemiological pattern of emergencies in Max Healthcare: EMCOUNTER Project. Mittal V, Balsari S, Kole T, Kaliaperumal P.
17.  Factors affecting satisfaction of patients requiring urgent care in ED. Koirala A, Choudhary S, Kole T, Smith JS.
18.  Appropriateness and usage of vaso-active drugs in ED. Tandon S, Datta K, Kole T.
19.  Standardized Clinical Handover in ED. Bordoloi P, Kole T, Douglass K
20.  Standardization of BORSELOW TAPE for urban Indian Kids. Mishra D, Nagpal R, Kole T
21.  INR as predictor of Morality in Major Trauma patients. Verma A, Kole T, Smith J
22.  External validation of NEXUS and CCR to forego imaging of C-Spine in all blunt trauma victims presenting to Max Emergency . Nath T, Kole T, Walia B, Devey JS
23.  External validation of New Orleans Criteria and Canadian C.T Head rule for Minor Head Injury in Delhi NCR. Misra A, Kole T, Bakshi A
24.  Max Chest Pain Rule, A clinical prediction rule for early discharge of patients with chest pain. : A Prospective Observational Study. Palta K P, Kumar V, Datta K
25.  HOW MUCH reliable is length-based emergency weight ESTIMATION (Brose low tape) in urban Indian children? Mishra D, Nagpal R, Kole T, Smith J P
26.  Increased Blood Pressure in the Emergency Department: Pain, Anxiety, or Undiagnosed Hypertension? Rawat A, Pandey A, Kole T
27.  Association of the emergency Severity Index triage categories with patients’ vital signs at triage: a prospective Observational study. Govil P, Kole T, Datta K

Current Research Projects AS ON NOVEMBER 2013

1.      Use of Sodium Bicarbonate in resuscitation: Current Trends. Bajpai A, Kole T
2.      Relationship of admission Hyperglycemia and outcome of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in diabetic and non diabetic patients. Agrawal P, Jha S, Waghdhare S.

3.      Predictors of survival post cardiac arrest in Emergency department- A prospective observational study. Chhabra S, Kole T, Goel A, Kumar M.

4.      Survey of post graduate medical education environment among the emergency medicine residents in an academic medical centre in North India. Chhabra S, Shah S, Misra A, Kole T.


5.      Factors causing overcrowding in ED. Sachdev S, Kole T, Shastry VGR.

6.      To evaluate prophylactic use of anti emetic (ondansetron) with opioid analgesics (tramadol) for acute pain in ED. Gojwari A, Shastry VGR, Javeri Y.

7.      A prospective study to determine prevalence of depression among health workers working in emergency units. Dar M, Srivastava R, Datta K, Bashir I

8.      Prospective observational validation of rockland score innon variceal upper GI bleed in Delhi NCR. Gulati D, Lahoti D, Bashir I.

9.      FAST score as a predictive tool for in hospital mortality in primary transfer patients in ambulance to ED. Reddy C, Shastry VGR.

10.  Validation of San Francisco syncope rule in ED. Soherwadi Mohd I, Arora V, Kole T.

11.  Relationship of admission glucose and prognosis of stroke in nondiabetic  and diabetic patients. Masoodi G, Jha S, Kole T.

12.  A Survey to measure the surge capacity of hospitals in New Delhi. Das I, Kole T, Shastry VGR.

13.  Effect of antiplatelet & anticoagulant on on mild to major head injury patients. Khan F, Shrivastav AK, Datta K.

14.  Comparison of mortality & morbidity in motorcyclists wearing helmets & those not wearing helmets. Shah S, Kole T, Bashir I.

15.  Validation of HEART score in acute chest pain patient in ED. Mohammed Z, Bhatt A, Bashir I.

16.  Is routine coagulation testing necessary in patients presenting to the ED with probable ACS in the Indian scenario. Prakash R, Das A, Kole T, Kaliaperumal P.

17.  Time of occurrence of cardiac arrest after hospitalization. Pathak P, Kole T, Javeri Y.

18.  Study of biochemical cardiac markers for patients attending ED with chest pain & identified as ACS. Imran A, Shastry VGR, Salwan R, Mishra D.

19.  Inter rater reliability of three simplified neurological scales applied to patients presenting in altered mental status in ED. Haldar M, Mukherji JD, Kole T.

20.  Clinical impact of blood cultures taken in ED. Roy B, Budhiraja S, Bansidhar T.

21.  A prospective open label randomized study to compare the analgesic efficacy of intravenous paracetamol vs tramadol in patients with renal colic. Prasad CS, Kole T, Gulati P.

22.  A prospective observational study of dynamic lactate indices as predictors of morbidity & mortality in critically ill septic patients. Prasad CS, Javeri Y.


"Imagination is more important than knowledge." 
 Albert Einstein


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

MAX HEALTHCARE REPRESENTATION IN EMCON 2013!



9 ABSTRACTS (1 ORAL,3 LIGHTENING ORAL, 2 E-POSTER ,1 RISING STAR CATEGORY
,2 IN RESIDENT TO RESIDENT EDUCATION TRACK) SELECTED FROM MAX HEALTHCARE FOR EMCON 2013.!!!!

1) ORAL-Student perception of medical education environment
among emergency medicine residents of an Academic
Medical Center in Northern India -PRESENTED BY DR SUSHANT CHHABRA PGY3

2)LIGHTENING ORAL- ECG vs. ABG vs. Lab report as diagnostic marker for
Hyperkalemia in the Emergency Department-PRESENTED BY DR ABHIMANYU SHARMA ATTENDING CONSULTANT

3)LIGHTENING ORAL-Widespread ST segment elevation caused by cerebral
infarction-PRESENTED BY DR CS PRASAD PGY2

4)LIGHTENING ORAL-Incidence of in-hospital mortality in acute coronary
syndrome with admission Hyperglycemia at tertiary care
center-PRESENTED BY DR PRATIKA AGGARWAL.  PGY3

5)E-POSTER-Red cell distribution width predicts the outcome in critically ill septic
patients coming to the emergency department - PRESENTED BY DR INDRANIL DAS. PGY2

6)E POSTER-Perception of procedural competencies of EM residents - PGY2 and
PGY3 -PRESENTED BY DR KRISHNA PRASAD BHANDARU. PGY2

7)RISING STAR-External Validation of New Orleans Criteria (NOC) and Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR) for Minor Head Injury in Delhi & NCR (INDIA).-PRESENTED BY DR ASIT MISHRA. DISASTER MEDICINE FELLOW: MHC

8)RESIDENT TO RESIDENT EDUCATION TRACK-Pre Hospital Management of Cardiogenic Shock – Fluids vs inotropes-PRESENTED BY DR KRITIKA BHANDARI. PGY1

9)RESIDENT TO RESIDENT EDUCATION TRACK-Internal Disaster leading to External disaster – A Reverse Equation -PRESENTED BY DR MAHIMA TRIPATHI. PGY2

ALL THE BEST TO ALL THE PARTICIPANTS!!!

Friday, September 13, 2013

WELCOME: ANOOP JAIN MD



Dr Anoop Jain MD, has joined us as Associate Consultant, Emergency Medicine and faculty of MEM program at Max Healthcare, Saket.

Please join me to say WELCOME on behalf of our department and program.

DR TAMORISH KOLE
SR CONSULTANT & HOD, EMERGENCY MEDICINE

ANOOP JAIN MD

Dr. Anoop Jain graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, affiliated to the University of Delhi. He completed the USMLE exams during his internship and then went to the USA to do three year post graduate emergency medicine training at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan USA. He came back to India after the completion of his course and obtained the Membership of College of Emergency Medicine from United Kingdom (MCEM). He is also a member of American College of Emergency Physicians.

Currently Dr. Jain is an associate consultant in the Department of Emergency Medicine of Max Hospital in Saket, New Delhi, India (Max Healthcare group comprises of 12 healthcare facilities across North India) committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education. This institution is the training site for Masters in Emergency Medicine (MEM) program affiliated to The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University, Washington DC.

He is a BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATLS provider as well as an AHA accredited ACLS instructor. He is also an FCCS provider, certified by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Jain has also undergone extensive training in the use of bedside ultrasonography in the ED during his residency training in the USA as well as completed a certificate course in ultrasonography from AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

Dr. Jain has a strong interest in emergency academics and research. He has been involved in various research projects during his residency training with world renowned researchers like Drs. Emmanuel Rivers and Richard Nowak.

His personal areas of interest in EM include sepsis, clinical toxicology, emergency ultrasound, medical simulation, sports medicine and hyperbaric medicine.

His extra-curricular interests include sprinting, weight-training, swimming, archery and playing various sports like badminton, ping-pong and squash. He is fluent in Hindi and English and has working knowledge of Spanish language.


Contact details: anoopjain@hotmail.com

Saturday, August 24, 2013

2nd ECG Learning Course @ Max Healthcare, Saket


2nd ECG Learning Course @ Max Healthcare, Saket
1st September, 2013
PATRON: Prof K K Talwar Chairman of Cardiology, MHC & Former Chariman, Board of Governors, MCI


Hurry Up: LIMITED SEATS........................

Friday, May 17, 2013

MEM-INTERNATIONAL @ MAX HEALTHCARE: RESULTS



Result of Screening Test: MEM-INTERNATIONAL @ MAX HEALTHCARE

BATCH: JULY 2013 - JUNE 2016

RANK
CANDIDATE NAME
1
PHALGUNA
2
T S. SAHITHI
3
ABID NISAR
4
SALIL MALIK
5
MANU MADAN
6
DOLLY CHANDRABHAN YADAV
7
SHINDE SANGRAM RAMCHANDRA
8
SURABHI RAMSUNDAR
9
ROSHANEE SETH
10
KRITIKA BHANDARI
11
PRIYANKA SINGH
12
ANKUR ANAND
13
HILAL AHMAD YATOO
14
ABBAS ALI KHATAI
15
RISHABH RAJ NASWA
16
RAHMAT FARID AHMED
17
AKHIL DIWAN
18
POOJA PADHA
19
KAVERI BHARATI
20
ESWARNANDA REDDY N

We have issued selection letter to first 12 candidates.

Rest are in waiting list.

For any clarification please contact

SUSHMA ARYA
PROGRAM MANAGER, MEM
E: sushma.arya@maxhealthcare.com