The Emergency department of the OLYMPION General Clinic provides services for all urgent cases that present, 24 hours a day/ 365 days a year. In case it is not possible for the patient to come on his own, ambulance service is available and can be arranged immediately, with especially trained personnel and medical escort if necessary, for the patients transfer to the OLYMPION.
The medical staff of the Emergency Deaprtment consists of specialized General Practitioners, while there is a direct connection and support from specialized Physicians of all specialties (Surgeon, Orthopedic, Cardiologist, Pulmonologist, Urologist, Vascular Surgeon, Nephrologist, Hematologist, Anesthesiologist). The nursing staff is highly qualified and specialized in the operation of this very demanding department.
The Emergency Department offers high end technological equipment which is constantly enriched according to the international standards of the large healthcare facilities. More specifically, the ER is supported by ultrasound, electrocardiogram, oximeter, blood gas analyzer, defibrillator, external pacemaker, Doppler, general blood analyzer, respirator, rapid intubation set, minor operations surgery, etc. All of the above enable immediate medical access for the provision of prompt treatment which is crucial in urgent cases.
The patient is examined directly by qualified General Practitioners and is either discharged with appropriate treatment or referred for further examination. In case that the assistance of a medical specialty is necessary, the General Practitioner informs the patient about the necessity and the purpose of the referral, as well as the Specialized Physician for the condition he is called to investigate.
Cases that require short-term hospitalization (e.g intravenous treatment) remain in Day Care under medical and nursing surveillance.
In cases that admission is considered necessary, after the stabilization and the first assessment of the patient are carried out in the E.R., the patient is admitted to the appropriate In-patient Department.
It is extremely important for every patient who visits the Emergency Department of the OLYMPION General Clinic, that a complete medical file is created in electronic form in the Clinic’s system. This means that the next time this patient visits the E.R. or any other Department of the Clinic, there will be an individual electronic file with all the details of the patient’s medical history.
The Emergency Department (ER) of the "OLYMPION" General Clinic is staffed by experienced and highly specialized General Physicians / Practitioners . It is available 24 hours a day, able to receive and provide the best possible care to any urgent case.