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General Medicine

Department of Medicine is headed by Dr. S. Gopakumar retired from Government Medical College, Trivandrum, who joined here on 01-06-2009. There are now 2 professors Dr. S. Gopakumar and Dr. R. Mohabnchand retired from AFMC and Army Medical Service. Dr. Kunjamma George is joining as a professor who had worked as professor in Pariyaram Medical College and now working at Kannur Medical College. In addition, Dr. Mathew Thomas retired from Government Medical College Trivandrum is engaged in teaching under graduate students. There are 4 units in Medicine.

Academic Activities

The Department of Medicine is conducting classes for undergraduate students with clinical demonstrations class, lecture class & seminars. We   are planning to start MD (General Medicine) soon.

The students of 2011 batch have secured first 4 ranks in final MBBS exam of July 2011.

House surgeons are posted to all the units and put in regular duties and are given training. They also attend camps conducted by Community Medicine Department.

Clinical /Hospital Work
  • We conduct Daily OP from 8.30 AM to 1:30 PM. In addition, we conduct afternoon OP from 2.30 - 3.30 PM to cater to morning OP patients who come in afternoon with results of various investigations. We also conduct evening OP from 4:00. -6:00 PM by consultants. We have total bed strength of 135 beds.
  • We have a fully equipped MICU with 15 beds which consists of main area, intermediate area for septic cases. MICU is looked after by emergency medicine consultant.
  • We have an efficient casually service to attend to cases throughout 24 hours and is being looked after by casualty medical officer as well as emergency medicine consultant.
CME programmes

We conduct regular CME programmes for interns and junior doctors.Departmental faculty attend CME programmes and Conferences.

Features

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
B.P Apparatus 34
Ophthalmoscope 7
Lumbar puncture needles(disposable) Adequate
Haemocytometer 4
Light Microscope 2
Haemoglobinometer 4
Centrifuge Machine 2
Urinometer 2
Plural biospy needle(disposable) Adequate
Liver biopsy needle(disposable) Adequate
Kidney Biospy needle(disposable) Adequate
X-ray viewing box 20
Overhead projector 2
Upper GI endoscope 0
Colonoscope 1
Sigmoidoscope 1
Proctoscope 5
Facilities for doing tests for malabsorption Available
Ultra sound machine 1
Fiberoptic bronchoscope 2
Spirometer 1
Bed side cardiac monitors 12
Central Cardiac monitor console 1
Defibrillator 6
Non invasive B.P Apparatus 15
Pulse Oxymeter 12
Equipment for cardiac pacing 1
Ambu bag 12
Laryngoscope 12
ECG Machine 10
Echocardiography machine 1
Tread Mill test machine 1
Haemodialysis machine 6
Peritoneal dialysis catheters Adequate
Arterial blood gas analyser 2
Na/K analyser 2
Equipment for measuring diffusion capacity 0
Mocroprocessor based spectrometer 2
Gamma Cameras -
Glucometer 6
Radiosotope scan laboratory -
Electro Encephalogram (EEG) machine 1
EMC and nerve conduction 1
Fine needle aspiration needle Adequate
Aspiration needle Adequate
Torches 32
Patient examination table 35
Rubber Hammer 40
Reagents for doing Gram’s and Ziehk Neilson staining Adequate
Computer (one for each medical unit) 4
Radiopagers Nil
Endrotracheal tubes Adequate
Emergency lights 8
LCD Projector 1
Multi channel monitor 9
Ventilator 5
Infusion pump 6
Syringe pump 4
Computer 1

On-Going Researches

ONGOING RESEARCHES
Sl. No Topic Author
1 Evaluation Chronic of COPD in Rural woman Dr. SK Mathew
2 Study Title the clinical Characteristics , metabolic profile and magnitude of insulin resistance in patients with NAFLD Dr. Unnikrishnan

Paper Presentation

PAPER PRESENATATION
Sl. No Topic Author Remarks
1 A study of Febrile illness with throbocytophenia Dr. SK Mathew APICON 2015
2 New Corrigan’s Sign – A Sign of systemic hypertension Dr S.K Mathew APICON 2014

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
Sl. No Topic Authors Journal Remarks
1 Eating Disorder –Screening Using Scoff Scale And Its Associated Risk Factors Among Female Medical Students Dr M. Madhumitha , Dr C Manohar International Journal Of Scientific Research Volume-7 , Issue-3 , March-2018 , ISSN No 2277 - 8179
2 Correlation between Anti TPO Ab and FNAC in diagnosis of Hypothyroidism Dr Anna C Das Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2015
3 Ondansetron induced Life threatening Hypokalemia Dr. SK Mathew Journal of Associations of Physicians of India 2013
4 A case of Hypokalemic Paralysis Dr Denis Koshy Kerala Rheumatology Journal 2013

Teaching Staff of Department of General Medicine
SL NO: NAME OF FACULTY DESIGNATION
1 Dr. S. Gopa kumar Professor and HOD
2 Dr. R. Mohanchand Professor
3 Dr. Anup. N Associate Professor
4 Dr. J. Jacob Justin Associate Professor
5 Dr. Renjith James Assistant Professor
6 Dr. Ramani P N Assistant Professor
7 Dr. Amith. N Assistant Professor
8 Dr. Shibu Raj. P. S Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Imanto M. Joseph Assistant Professor
10 Dr. Alexander Paul. K Senior Resident
11 Dr. Manikanda Kumaran. R Senior Resident
12 Dr. Jaison Varghese Senior Resident
13 Dr. Anju Susan Jacob Senior Resident
14 Dr. Pratheep Raj. J. E Senior Resident
15 Dr. J.E. Eebilin Senior Resident
16 Dr. Shijin V. S Junior Resident
17 Dr. Kavitha Vikram. V. K Junior Resident
18 Dr. Dixwin. A Junior Resident
19 Dr. Beshma G. Joba Junior Resident
20 Dr. Neena T. P Junior Resident
21 Dr. Ajison Bose. S Junior Resident
22 Dr. Aswathy J Junior Resident
23 Dr. Anju D. Solomon Junior Resident
24 Dr. Animol Iyyankutty Junior Resident
25 Dr. Sanjeev. J Das Junior Resident
26 Dr. Deepa. R. Anand Junior Resident

Dr. S. Gopa kumar

Professor and HOD (MD)

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