Neurology Ward M6

Visiting address
Meilahti Tower Hospital, 6th floor
Haartmaninkatu 4, Helsinki
   
Postal address
P.O. Box 340, 00029 HUS
 
Contact information
09 471 72256
Fax 09 471 75796
 
Shift manager 050 428 7810
Head nurse 050 427 9531
Physician in charge of the ward 050 427 1419
Ward secretary 09 471 72257
  
Visiting hours: 1.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
 
Our ward is an acute neurology inpatient ward with 20 beds. Approximately 85% of the patients are admitted as emergencies; the rest come in by agreement, via a waiting list and as hospital transfers. 
  
Disorders of the cerebral circulation form the largest disease group. Other core symptoms and disease groups that our patients are afflicted with include epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, MS, myasthenia gravis, muscle diseases, inflammations of the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system diseases, dementing diseases and memory disorders, headache, dizziness, and tumours. 
 
The treatment of a neurological patient is rehabilitative acute care and requires multidisciplinary co-operation. In addition to physicians and the nursing staff, our team includes two physiotherapists, a speech therapist, a neuropsychologist, an occupational therapist, and a social worker. 
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