Welcome to one of the biggest trauma center and emergency department of the country, providing treatment, comfort and care to its patient 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Lady Reading Hospital is the level one trauma center of the province (KPK), where we receive all individual and mass traumas. Lady Reading Hospital Emergency department receives about 3000 to 4000 patients per day.
Our Emergency Department has developed its own Triaging system which has received international recognition and is known as LRH Model Triaging system.
Patients get all the emergency investigation facilities like CT scan, Xrays, Blood investigation, round the clock, under one roof.
The Emergency Department has around 200 beds under one roof. It receives every kind of emergencies which receive treatment in different wards within the department, working 24/7.
The Accident & Emergency (A&E) Unit sometimes termed the Emergency Room, Emergency Ward or Casualty Unit is an area of hospital or Primary Care Unit that provides initial treatment to patients with a broad spectrum of Illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life-threatening and requiring immediate attention.
Emergency Unit developed during the 20th century in response to an Increased need for rapid assessment and management of critical illnesses upon arrival; the people typically undergo a brief triage, or sorting, interview to help determine the nature and severity of their illness. Individuals with serious illnesses are then seen by a clinician more rapidly than those with less severe symptoms or injuries. After initial assessment and treatment, patients are admitted to the hospital, stabilized and transferred to another hospital wards for various reasons and further management, or discharged. The staff in Emergency Unit not only includes doctor’s but paramedics and nurses with specialized training in emergency care .
The Emergency Unit also has other Human Resource like emergency medical technicians, radiology technicians, cardiology technicians , Healthcare Assistants (HCAs), attendants and other support staff who all work as a team to manage emergency patients and provide support to anxious family members. Before making a final diagnosis; patients are attended on symptomatology and provided initial management including life saving measures. The chief complaint remains a primary record until the attending physician makes a final diagnosis with help of clinical examination, relevant lab and imaging investigations.