The A/E Department works 24-Hours a Day and assesses, treats and resuscitates patients who have been injured or are severely ill . Our service is dedicated to Adults, Children and Neonates.More than 100000 patients are coming to the A/E Dpt every year
- Patients are managed by trained medical and nurse staff, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- The A/E team is used to deal with any life-threatening situations like chest pain, acute respiratory distress, acute poisoning, cardiac arrest, shock state.
- The A/E Dept is closely linked with all 24-Hours Medical and Surgical In Hospital Services
- Such as Stroke Center, Trauma Center, ICUs, Catheters Labs, CT Scan, and OR.
Where Are Located the Main Units of the UHM A/E Dpt?
- The Adult A/E Dpt is on the lower ground floor (level minus 2) of the main Hospital (Pierre Zobda Quitman) of the University Hospital of Martinique (CHU de Martinique)
- The Pediatrics A/E Dept is located near by, on the same main site on the lower ground floor (level OH) of the Women-Mothers and Children Hospital (Maison Femme-Mère-Enfant, MFME) of the University Hospital of Martinique (CHU de Martinique)
- Obstetrics and Gynecologic Emergencies are also based level OH (groundfloor) of the Women-Mothers and Children Hospital (Maison Femme-Mère-Enfant, MFME) of the UHM
WHAT Should I Bring with me to the A/E Dpt?
- In an emergency, it may not be possible to collect information or items. If you have time, we strongly advice to bring with you information in order to help you more quickly and accurately. This includes for example some list of medications, a list of your past medical history, allergy card, anticoagulation card, pace-maker card, cardiac prosthesis card. It is also of great importance for us to know the name of all doctors that take care of you. Don't forget documents for your registration (Identity Card or Passport, Medical Insurance Card or EHIC)...
What is the Overall A/E Dpt policy?
- The most Urgent FIRST.
- Note that the UHM has a zero tolerance policy on violence and aggressive behaviour.