Frequently Asked Questions

All patients are first triaged by an ER nurse. Then patients are evaluated by a physician. Patients who have a higher acuity of illness (i.e. heart attack or stroke) may be treated before those patients with less severe conditions (laceration, sprained ankle, etc.). Your patience is always appreciated.
Yes, usually, but the number of visitors in the emergency treatment area is kept to a minimum. Occasionally, visitors will be asked to remain in the ED lobby until your loved one is placed into the room and settled into their environment. Usually, two visitors per patient are allowed in most areas of the department. This gives the emergency team sufficient space to do their job quickly and effectively. And it ensures that patients are receiving the best medical care possible while maintaining an appropriate level of privacy. Every effort is made to keep your loved ones informed of your condition and allow them to be with you when possible.
Upon admission to the hospital, you will remain in the Emergency Department until your inpatient room is ready. Your admitting physician will visit you during their designated "patient rounds.
The physician can release the lab results over the phone if the results are being made available as part of a visit or treatment episode. All other requests for lab record should be directed to the H.I.M. Department.
Intensive Care Unit patients have no phones in their rooms. Intensive Care Unit nurses will relay information to immediate family members only.
Make way to the OOUTH BLOOD BANK to arrange for such a donation. As you shall be well recieved, instructed and enlightened on the process involved Any donations can be designated for you or for the Hospital at the time of giving.
While at a Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, all the usual rules about personal hygiene apply, and then some. Frequent hand washing and dressing changes are important. Urinary catheter drainage bags should be kept below hip level. Also, if you have relatives who aren’t feeling well, kindly discourage them from visiting you until they are over their illness.
Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your health. Read drug labels and any related materials to learn a drug’s purpose, its potential side effects, and instructions for use. If still unconvinced, kindly meet a health practitioner.