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Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission

On November 2, 2010 a new admission department was opened in the In-patient Department “Gaiļezers” of Riga East Clinical University Hospital – Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission.

The clinic is located at 2 Hipokrāta Street, Riga. Telephones: 6704 10006704 1001 or 6704 1002


Dr. Aleksejs Višņakovs the Head of the Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission

Structure of the Clinic:

  • Trauma Unit; 
  • Reanimation Hall; 
  • Out-patient Admission; 
  • Emergency Patient Sorting Area; 
  • Gynaecologist’s, Urologist’s Rooms; 
  • Emergency Endoscopy Room;  
  • Observation Cots;  
  • Diagnostic Radiology Block.

The Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission is the only place in Latvia where necessary assistance is provided to microsurgery and toxicology patients, as well as patients with polytraumas.

Eye Trauma Unit is located in the In-patient Department “Biķernieki” of Riga East Clinical University Hospital (68 Lielvārdes Street, Riga), T. 67038290.

Clinic’s activity is based on a modern concept of emergency medicine. By assessing the indications, the patients are grouped according to the priority and the preference is given to patients whose condition requires acute interference. The patients who require longer observation, but there is no unequivocal reason for their immediate hospitalization, are placed into the so-called observation wards for several hours under the supervision of the medical personnel.

At the clinic, each patient undergoes administrative admission process, diagnostic examination process, and receives necessary treatment. As a result, patients are either admitted to the in-patient department or may continue treatment as out-patients, having received a detailed treatment plan.

Yearly emergency assistance was provided to over 70,000 patients in the clinic. 140 to 260 patients seek help from the clinic every day.

Patients are transported to the Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission by brigades of the Emergency Medical Assistance Service or arrive themselves.

Depending on the disease and the patient, an assistance episode may result in referral of a patient to further out-patient diagnostics and treatment under family doctor’s supervision, or in hospitalization. In order to provide emergency assistance and decide on how patient’s health problems can be solved, the Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission ensures intensive examination of patients: approximately 40,000 different X-ray photographs, 16,000 ultrasound examinations, 470,000 tests over the last year.

Dr. Aleksejs Višņakovs is the Head of the Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission. The clinic employs over 250 workers. 10 doctors, 4 doctor’s assistants, 8 nurses, 9 hospital attendants – patient carers, and 8 other workers – around 40 persons in total – are always present at work at any given moment. Specialists available around the clock: internist, surgeon, traumatologist, gynaecologist, urologist, mircosurgeon, neurologist, neurosurgeon, cardiologist, radiologist, nephrologist, reanimatologist. If required, certain specialists are invited outside their working hours.

Training of students and doctors/specialists of two universities and several medical colleges is carried out in the Clinic of Emergency Medicine and Patient Admission.

 


Last update: 2019.11.05 - 15:13