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Eminent Surgeons participate in Dr. Ziauddin Hospital’s workshop on “Surgical Referrals”

With the rapid growth of General Physicians practicing in our city, it is the responsibility of larger, academic centers to provide support and guidance, by educating these doctors about the latest management protocols based on international clinical guidelines.

Dr. Ziauddin Hospital took this opportunity and conducted a session on Surgical Referrals at Dr. Ziauddin Hospital on Saturday, 1st April 2017 The objective of the session was to communicate the importance of referring surgical patients to surgeons at tertiary care hospitals at the right time. Prof. Muhammad Jawed (Consultant General Surgeon) and Dr. Syed Muhammad Raza (Consultant Hepato-Pancreatico Biliary Surgeon) from Dr. Ziauddin Hospital gave informative and practical talks, which were attended by over 50 local GPs. Cases were discussed where delays in referral led to detrimental effects for the patient and the audience was informed of the signs and symptoms of frequently encountered cases which require surgical referrals.