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 Infectious Diseases and Dermatology Inpatient Ward

Contact information

Street address

Tyks, T-hospital
(building 18)
Main entrance (18A), 6th floor (D Wing)
Hämeentie 11, Turku

Telephone

02 313 1014

Fax

02 313 3014

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

 Infectious Diseases and Dermatology Inpatient Ward

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Infectious Diseases Ward

The treatment and diagnostics of severe infections of adult patients is centred in our ward. We also treat other internal medicine patients in addition to infection patients. An important group is those patients, whose primary disease has not yet been diagnosed.

Most of our patients are admitted via emergency. In addition, some patients are transferred from other wards. We also admit patients from the infectious diseases outpatient clinic as follow-up patients or for intravenous antimicrobial drug treatment.

We encourage our patients to give feedback actively. The follow-up care, discharge and monitoring of the patient is planned carefully with the patient, his/her next of kin, various wards, care units and ambulatory care.

Dermatology Inpatient Ward

We treat patients with difficult skin diseases and ulcers. Long term care patients might need inpatient care in case of treatment fatigue.

You need a doctor's referral to be admitted. Patients in need of urgent care are also admitted via the dermatology outpatient ward and the emergency room.

Treatment in our ward usually lasts a week. Diagnostic procedures are carried out and a suitable treatment for the skin disease is sought during this period. The focus is on the patient's home care and on people assisting the patient at home. There is a social worker in the work group.

Visiting hours

Mon to Sun 1 pm to 7 pm.

A daily inpatient fee is collected from the ward stay, and other visits are subject to either a clinic fee or a continuing treatment fee. See client fees.

We received the achiever of the year award presented by the hospital district in 2003 for the treatment of SARS patients.

We carried out the project "Good care for special patients" in our ward in 2008-2010.

Facilities

Infectious Diseases ward and Dermatology ward are located in the same facilities.

The Infectious Diseases ward has 15 beds:

  • 5 two person rooms and 5 single rooms
  • the single rooms are primarily reserved for isolation patients
  • the rooms are spacious and they have a TV, a toilet and a washing room.

The Dermatology ward has 8 beds:

  • 4 two person rooms and an isolation room
  • there is a toilet, a washing room and a TV in the rooms.

There is a common room in the ward for patients with a tv, a computer connected to the internet, a coffee maker, a microwave and a refrigerator. The use of mobile phones is permitted in the ward.

People in charge:

Infectious Diseases ward:

Head of section, head physician Jarmo Oksi, tel. 02 313 0786
Head nurse Taina Löytölä, tel. 02 313 2014
Assistant head nurse Sari Rautio, tel. 02 313 8084

Dermatology Inpatient ward

Head of section Leena Koulu, tel. 02 313 1624
Head nurse Taina Löytölä, tel. 02 313 8084
Assistant head nurse Sari Rautio, tel. 02 313 8084

(E-mail form firstname.lastname@tyks.fi)

We are part of the Tyks Operational Division of Medicine.

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