24 Hours Emergency and Ambulance Services
Phone :+91 0422 – 2627999, 4323999, 4323100
Mobile :+91 82201 88844
KMCH Trauma Care Centers and Emergency Care Control Room Facilities
Trauma is an emotional shock producing a lasting harmful effect, because of unpleasant experience from wound or injury. Road Traffic Accident is one of the common causes of trauma.
Apart from road traffic accidents and other accidents, trauma is also
caused by heart attacks (myocardial infraction), poisoning, burns,
snakebites, etc. Death due to these causes can be avoided by providing
immediate medical attention. In practice most death cases are prevented in
the first hour of the accident, which is also known as the “GOLDEN HOUR” in
the medical parlance. Prevention of death is possible by providing careful
handling of the victim at the accident spot, providing first aid treatment,
transporting the patient to the nearest hospital and providing proper
Kovai Medical Center & Hospital is a multi-disciplinary super specialty 750
bed hospital with modern medical facilities and state-of-the-art medical
equipments. KMCH has extensive medical expertise, facilities and infra
structure to treat all kinds of trauma patients. KMCH is recognized as one
of the best Trauma care centers in the country.
KMCH has organized an expert trauma care team consisting of very senior
medical consultants in the departments like Orthopedics, Neuro surgery ,
General surgery, plastic surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery and rehabilitation
and physical medicine. They are assisted by trained paramedical staff like
nurses, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.
The Trauma care centers are primarily intended to provide first aid to the
accident and emergency victims. All the trauma care centers have been
provided with 24-hour ambulance services with mobile telephone
communication facilities. The ambulance facility can be utilised from any
of the trauma care centers at a very short notice by contacting the
emergency control room facility at KMCH.
The Hospital offers free transportation of road accident victims from the
accident spot to any hospital of their choice up to 20 KM radius from the
The Hospital has also organized a disaster team at the hospital to handle
mass casualties arising out of Natural calamities, Rail, Road and Air
traffic accidents, Bomb blasts, Riots etc. The disaster management team
will have at its service all the hospital ambulances at its disposal for
any kind of emergency situation through the control room facility at a very
short notice. This Disaster Management team shall also provide network
assistance to Red Cross ambulance services and Public sector companies like
Airports authority of India, Bharath Petroleum Corporation, Indian oil,
Railways etc in case of any fire accidents or any kind of industrial
Emergency assistance of Disaster Management team at KMCH can be had through the Emergency Control room No. 0422-2627999, 4323999 and 82201-88844.