Ward K4B Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology

Visiting address
Meilahti Triangle Hospital
Haartmaninkatu 4, 4th floor, Helsinki
Postal address
PO BOX 372, 00029 HUS
Contact information
09 471 75941

The ward is open every day. Visiting hours; every day 1.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
The infection ward treats severe, acute infectious diseases. The ward also treats rheumatology patients.
Patients are referred to the inpatient ward from emergency clinics as well as from other specialities’ inpatient wards, for example from the surgical inpatient ward, to receive further treatment for infection problems. Some patients are admitted to the inpatient ward based on a physician’s referral.

In the main, the infection ward treats the following special-level patient groups requiring specialised medical care: 
  •  Patients requiring isolation due to their disease, e.g. tuberculosis
  •  Patients suffering from an immunological disorder, such as HIV
  •  Patients with an unclear fever or whose diagnosis or treatment is otherwise
     particularly challenging
  •  Patients suffering from a severe, acute systemic infection
  •  Patients suffering from rare tropical disease
  •  Rheumatology patients

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