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Singapore hospital conducts training on trauma at GNRC

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  11 Jan 2015 12:00 AM GMT

GUWAHATI, January 10: Medical emergencies and trauma have assumed epidemic proportions in Assam, leading to thousands of deaths every year. Many of these deaths can potentially be prevented through better magement of acute trauma and advanced life support.
In order to address the pressing need of trauma care in Assam, GNRC Hospitals, in association with Singapore General Hospital – Singapore’s oldest and largest tertiary acute hospital and tiol referral centre – successfully conducted an Intertiol Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme–cum–workshop on Acute Trauma Magement and Advanced Life Support. The CME was organized at GNRC Medical North Guwahati from January 8–9, a press release said.
Over 200 doctors, nurses and paramedics of the region, aspiring to enhance health care delivery system in Trauma and Emergency Medicine, attended the event. In addition to lectures, the participants also underwent intensive practical skills training as acute trauma care givers often need to act quickly, using the right skills and procedures to save life.
The training was conducted by Dr. V. Antharaman, Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Singapore General Hospital and supported by Dr. Atanu Barthakur, Director, Emergency and Trauma; Dr. Bikas Rai Das, senior consultant and Dr. Pranjal Mahanta, Chief Consultant at GNRC Hospitals. Notable participants from GNRC included Dr Sunil Dawka, Chief Consultant; Dr. Brajen Sharma, Consultant; Dr. Toijam Soni Lyngdoh, Consultant; Dr Gautam Rava, Junior Consultant at GNRC Hospitals and Dr. Unmon Borgohain, Joint Director–cum–Principal at Asian Institute of Nursing Education.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Atanu Borthakur, Director of Accident and Emergency Department of GNRC emphasized the need for pre–hospital care to tackle the growing mece trauma, ways to prevent accidents and accident–related deaths.

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