The Neurology Department of Fathima Hospital provides the diagnosis and management of disorders of the nervous system such as epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, the treatable causes of co-ordination problems and dementia in the aging patient, and the effects of trauma to the brain and spinal cord. It is also involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of strokes. A state-of-art Neuro Intensive Care Unit constitutes the neurology wing with ultramodern equipments for patient resuscitation, Non-invasive monitoring and facilities for procedures like plasmapheresis and intrathecal therapeutics under total aseptic conditions. The expert team deals with Acute Emergencies like Ischemic and Hemorrhagic stroke syndromes, Acute and sub acute demyelinating diseases, Status Epilepticus, Status migranosus, Acute Meningo-Eucephalitides and Metalolic-Toxic Eucephalopathies. The ICU management of neurological emergencies is complemented by Haemodialysis, as in case of sedative drug intoxications or hyper viscosity syndromes and advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitator apparatus, as appropriate. Essential costly drugs like IV gamma globulin, Interferon & Ia and Ib, Methyl preducsolonic, IV phosphenytoin and IV Acyclovir are made available to our patients in our pharmacy, on a round-the clock basis. The Neurology Out patient department caters to patient's referred from all the neighbouring districts, in addition to the city patient population. Separate clinics for headache, movement disorders, epilepsy, strokes and metabolic and genetic neurology are being conducted on all days. The well-equipped Neurochemistry lab, the EEG, EMG, NCS, CT Scan and Colour Doppler in our hospital provide excellent supportive research services to our neurology team. A step ahead of other hospitals of the city, we offer the facility of CT Angiography, which is often made useful to patients with acute strokes. Last but not the least, the staff of neurology department are adequately trained in their respective portfolios and the documentation of records in both the IP & OP sections are meticulously performed. This hospital is also conducting a Neuro Scientific CME programme, wherein eminent speakers of the discipline would give their deliberations on disorders like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson disease and newer Anti epileptic Drug Profiles.

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