Infectious Diseases is the branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a host of microbial illnesses that arise in the human body. The causative agents of infectious diseases are pathogenic microbes - bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
The Infectious Disease Unit at Medway Hospitals provides comprehensive treatment, care, and management for numerous disorders that are acute and life-threatening. Inpatient and outpatient consultations are available, and the department provides outstanding treatment and guidance for long-term fevers and other underlying infections. For patients who are currently infected, advice on travel, safety, immunizations, and other precautions is also given.
A variety of services are offered at the facility, such as:
World-class equipment to treat numerous infectious diseases
Quality control on a regular basis through testing
Antibiotics chosen by a specialist for best-suited for each individual
Aim to reduce antibiotic resistance, which is an imminent medical-related danger in the future, owing to continuous antibiotic misuse
The Infectious Diseases Unit at Medway Hospitals constantly monitors and promptly treats patients who are susceptible to contracting infections, such as:
Patients in medical/surgical intensive care units
Patients in obstetrics and gynecology
Patients with cancer
Recipients of Stem Cell Transplants
Outpatients receiving antibiotics via parenteral administration (OPAT).
Patients with multidrug infections
MD, FNB ( Infectious Diseases)
Senior Consultant Infectious disease