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Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


ADMISSION TO MBBS
SESSION-2015,


Application form can be obtained from Cash Department from Monday 27th October,2014

For Further Queries, Contect:
Phone: 0213-4412931, 0213-4412899
Email: lnmc.admin@lnh.edu.pk

 


Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Admissions Open
Doctor Of Physiotherapy
2015-2019
5-Years DPT Programme


Prospectus are Available From Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy

Last Date for submission of Forms:
15th November 2014


For Further Details:
Tel: 0213-4412523, 34412443, 34412512
E-mail: student.lnsop@lnh.edu.pk



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Admissions Open
Liaquat National College of Nursing
4 Years Bsc (Generic)
Nursing Degree Programme


Application forms and Prospectus are Available From Administration Block Liaquat National College of Nursing

Last Date for submission of Forms:
7th November 2014


Direct #: 0213-4412639, 34412150, 34412079, 34939612
UAN: 111-456-456



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


CME on Haematological Disorders in Pregnancy

 

Date : Wednesday, 29th October, 2014

Time : 01:00PM to 04:00PM


Venue : Lecture Hall "A", Liaquat National Convention Centre, LNH

Organized by: Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology


For Registration And Details Please Contact:
0213-4412957



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


CME On Quality Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (QCPR)

 

Date : Saturday, 25th October, 2014

Time : 12:00PM to 02:00PM


Venue : Auditorium,, Liaquat National Convention Centre, LNH

Organized by: Research and Skills Development Centre (RSDC), LNH

For Registration And Details Please Contact:
0213-4412437
E-mail : sidra.tariq@lnh.edu.pk



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Urogynaecology Services:

 

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Conditions Treated At LNH:
Commonly Treated Pelvic Floor Conditions:



Liaquat National Hospital And Medical College


Advanced Airway Management (AAM):

Date : 27th October 2014 (Monday)

Last date of registration : 20th October 2014


Basic Life Support (BLS):

Date : 22nd October 2014 (wednesday)

Last date of registration : 13th October 2014


Interpretation of ECG:

Date : 27th October 2014 (Friday)
Last date of registration : 10th October 2014



Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS):

Date : 29th And 30th October 2014 (Wednesday & Thursday)
Last date of registration : 20th August 2014


Organized by:
Research and Skills Development Centre

 

For further information and registration fee, Please contact:
0213-4412437
E-mail : sidra.tariq@lnh.edu.pk

 



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Liaquat National Hospital

Liaquat National Medical College







Department of Neurology
INTRODUCTION

The Neurology department at Liaquat National Hospital is fully equipped and staffed to diagnose and treat all spectrums of Neurological Diseases. This includes all acute conditions, such as Stroke, Meningitis, Epileptic attacks, severe Muscle or Nerve weakness, chronic conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, Dementia, Headaches, Neck aches, Backaches, Dizziness, Numbness, Fatigue, Neuromuscular weakness and other disorders etc. A team of highly qualified Neurologists, Internist, Residents, Medical Officers, Therapists, Psychologist, Technologists and Nurses are available and fully dedicated to the mission of the department. “To provide comprehensive, compassionate and cost effective Neurological Care for all citizens”

SERVICES

The Neurology Department is offering following services:

1- Clinical Neurophysiology Services:
Equipped with latest technology and well trained technologists, the Clinical Neuro-physiology laboratory performs essentially all relevant tests. The equipment is state of the art and technologists are trained and supervised by certified Neurologists. Following tests are now performed on the daily basis. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are accepted as well.

- Electroencephalography (EEG).
- Electromyography (EMG).
- Nerve Conduction Study (NCS).
- Video EEG Monitoring (24 Hours).
- Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials (BAEP).
- Visual Evoked Potentials (VEP).
- Polysomnography (PSG).
- Trans-cranial Doppler (TCD).
- Botox injection (with or without EMG guidance).


EEG (Electroencephalogram):
This test measures electrical activity of the brain (just like ECG is for heart). It is a safe and painless procedure for patients with possible Epilepsy or spells of fainting, confusion, drowsiness, headaches, vertigo, coma and other neurological dysfunction. For epilepsy and sleep disorder in additional services provides sleep derived EEG and for admitted patients portable EEG is also provided

EMG/NCS (Electromyogram / Nerve conduction studies):
This test measures electrical activity of nerves and muscles. Very useful tests that may help identify a nerve or muscle disease/injury. This test consists of two parts (i) NCS or Nerve Conduction Study checks the functioning of nerves performed by well trained technologists and (ii) Needle examination that is done by the Neurologist. Patients with pain, weakness, numbness may need this test.

EPs (Evoked Potentials):
(VEP, BAEP, SSEP)
Another safe and painless test that provides useful information about Nerves of Eye (Visual Evoked Potential), Ear (Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials) as well as Nerves / Spinal cord (Somatosensory Evoked Potentials) and their connections with the brain.

TCD (Trans-cranial Doppler):
TCD measures blood flow of the brain using ultrasound. Tests are very useful in identifying those individuals who may be at risk for stroke. Since it is an ultrasound it is painless as well as safe.

EEG Video Monitoring:
All / any types of fits can be recorded on the video and at the same time EEG recording is done. This is the way to confirm seizures or pseudo seizures. It also helps localize a seizure focus.

2- Neuro Rehabilitation Unit:
Physical therapy is already well established at LNH. We run physical therapy school and have a team of trained staff and junior trainees. The Department of Neurology offers three services viz., Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Therapy and Neuro-psychology.

Speech Language Therapy:
Speech Therapists help to rehabilitate adults and children with communication, language, speech and swallowing disorders. Adults may acquire neurological damage due to (stroke, head injury) or voice problems. Children may present with difficulties in acquiring language normally (possibly as a result of cognitive deficits, cerebral palsy, hearing loss or autism) or have reading and writing difficulties (dyslexia). Speech Therapists also deal with stuttering and speech disorders secondary to cleft palate.

Occupational Therapy:
Patients with Strokes, Head Injury, Parkinson’s disease, Cerebral palsy and other neurological and Orthopedic/ Rheumatologic problems are helpful in reaching their maximum potential. The aim of Occupational Therapy is to assist patient in achieving independence in activities of daily living.

Neuro-Psychology:
Memory problems, developmental delay in children, behavioral abnormalities, I. Q. Testing, Post Head-Injury and Post Stroke mental changes require evaluation. These are performed by trained and certified Psychologist. Comprehensive batteries of tests are used for assessing intellectual functioning, probable pre morbid level, area of cognitive strengths and deficit. These tests help the clinician in optimum management of their patients.

3- Stroke (Falij) Center
A state of the art facility that is fully equipped air-conditioned and managed by specially trained staff under the supervision of Neurologists, the Center provides 24 hours a day medical care to acute stroke patients as well as other Neurological emergencies.

4- Neurology Ward
A 12-bedded general & four semi-private rooms provide neurological in-patients care in a caring environment.

5- Out Patient Department
Conveniently located and easily accessible (patients can be dropped off at the entrance of the clinic) stretchers and wheel chairs are always available. Neurology clinics are held every day (except Sunday). Morning clinics (9 Am - 2 Pm) are on first come first served basis. Afternoon clinics (2 pm - 5 pm) are by appointment.

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ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Weekly board meetings attended by Neurologists, Neuro-surgeons and other specialists to discuss interesting as well as challenging and undiagnosed cases. This helps in getting multiple opinions at one time as well as consensus on optimum management of patients.

The Department provides residency training for FCPS in Neurology. The daily ward rounds, lectures, clinical discussions and M & M meetings create an academic environment which further helps in the better services of the patient’s.

 

FACULTY
Sr.# Name Designation Qualification
1. Dr. Naveed Uddin Ahmed
Consultant FCPS(Medicine,Neurology)
  Email: naveeduddin.ahmed@lnh.edu.pk
       
2. Dr. Syed Ahmed Asif
Consultant FCPS, (Neurology)
       
3. Dr. Feroza Saleem Jessani Consultant FCPS, (Neurology)
  Email: feroza.saleem@lnh.edu.pk
   
4. Dr. Azra Zafar Consultant FCPS(Medicine,Neurology)
  Email: azra.zafar@lnh.edu.pk


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