Government Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital
Academic Activities are being conducted for the M.D. General Medicine Post Graduate students regularly in the form of Clinical Case discussions, C.M.E Programmes , Weekly Neurology clinics, and symposiums
Regular Neurological teaching programmes are conducted for the benefit of M.D General Medicine PostGraduate students. Clinical case discussion in Neurology for M.D. General Medicine PostGraduate students are being conducted every week. Moreover M.D. General Medicine Post Graduate Students are posted for 1 month in the Neurology department during their Speciality Postings. C.M.E programmes are also conducted in Neurologic topics along with the Medicine Department. The following is the list of C.M.E Programmes conducted from May 2009 to December 2009.
Neurological services are being rendered to the poor and needy patients through outpatient clinic which functions twice a week (Monday and Thursday). Patients with Headaches, Epilepsy, Stroke, Parkinsons disease and other movement disorders, Dementias, Cervical Spondylosis, Low Backache, Neuralgic pains, peripheral neuropathies and neuromuscular disorders are treated in outpatient clinics. Patients requiring acute management and inpatient care are admitted in General Medical wards and IMCU and are treated through the general medicine department
MONDAYS AND THURSDAYS
Neurology OP services for poor and needy patients are rendered twice weekly ( namely Mondays and Thursdays). On an average about 30 New cases and about 75 to 100 old cases are seen on each outpatient clinic. Patients with Epilepsy are evaluated and anti-epileptic medications are issued to patients for 1 month and patients are constantly followed up every month and dosage adjusted according to their seizure control and drugs are issued on a monthly basis.
Diseases Which Are Seen And Treated In The Neurology Outpatient Clinic
In the current year (2010), till date, about 1200 New patients and about 2000 old patients have been seen in the out-patient clinic and treated for various Neurological ailments including Epilepsy, Headache, Stroke, Neuromuscular disorders, Vertigo and other disorders.
The break up of outpatient census for the year 2010 (January to May) is given below.
INPATIENT CALL OVERS
Apart from OP services, Neurological opinion and advice regarding management are rendered on all days in response to call overs from various specialities including Medicine, Surgery, Nephrology, Cardiology, IMCU, ICCU and other Medical and Surgical specialities. Moreover Neurological opinion for patients admitted in Convict Wards are also given. About 5-7 in- patient calls per day are seen and advice regarding management of acutely ill patients in various specialities including IMCU, ICCU, MEDICINE, SURGERY, ORTHO, PAEDIATRICS, NEPHROLOGY, MEDICAL AND SURGICAL ONCOLOGY are given. Patients with acute Neurological ailments namely Stroke, Meningoencephalitis, Encephalopathies, Seizure Disorders and Status Epilepticus, GuillainBare Syndrome, Transverse Myelitis and other Spinal Cord disorders, Degenerative Disorders, Peripheral Neuropathies, Neuromuscular Disorders, Disorders caused by toxins are all treated as inpatients in General Medical wards and IMCU.
The Month wise census of Inpatient Call overs attended during the year 2009(May to December) and for the year 2010 (January to May) is given below.
List of c.m.e. Programmes conducted by neurology department along with medicine department and neurosurgery department.
Patient Awareness Programme
Periodic patient awareness programmes are conducted for epileptic patients.
An "EPILEPSY AWARENESS PROGRAMME" for the benefit of Epileptic Patients and for the General Public was conducted on the eve of the "NATIONAL EPILEPSY DAY" on 23-11-09.
Department of neurology, government royapettah hospital is committed to provide good quality service to poor and needy patients who suffer from various neurological ailments and also to provide good academic services and training to the post-graduate, under-graduate and crri students to enable them to serve the society efficiently.