Gleneagles Hospital Penang’s Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day and well-equipped to handle any injury or medical emergency. At the Emergency Department, the dedicated team of doctors and nurses are specially trained for emergency situations. Emergency situations will be immediately evaluated using the triage system. The most severe cases with life-threatening conditions will be of utmost priority, followed by the other triage categories accordingly, depending on the number of patients in the Emergency Department.
In addition to having a team of doctors assessing and managing your case, a multidisciplinary team of specialists are always on call to attend to complex medical cases.
The triage system is to categorise patient base on urgency and number of resources required.
An overview of triage category:
*Severe Diarrhea With Vomiting
*Sign Of Sepsis
*Adult Temp 39.5°c *Child Temp 38.5°c