“In neonatal intensive care, the diagnoses may change rapidly. There are many reasons for that, and therefore, the speed of initial stabilisation and treatment depend on quick diagnostics, which may save lives,” said Dr. Pille Andresson, the Head of the East Tallinn Central Hospital neonatology department, adding that they have been dreaming of the ultrasound machine for a long time.
Today, 100 years ago, the Central Laboratory of the East Tallinn Central Hospital was launched, where today more than 2 million laboratory tests are analysed each year to assess patients' conditions and identify the causes of symptoms.
In response to the growing spread of viral diseases, face masks are now mandatory for all patients, their escorts or any other visitors entering the hospital for planned or emergency care. Visitors must wear a mask for the duration of their stay in the hospital, including when meeting with a loved one.
Seasonal vaccination against the flu virus is available: