What to Expect
Hospital Penawar Pasir Gudang is the private community hospital in Pasir Gudang. It started its operation in 1997 and has served the health needs of the Pasir Gudang population for the past 20 years. It began with 40 bedded and by the year 2010, the hospital capacities already have more than 70 beds.
To complement its offerings to the public, the hospital synergize its services with Kumpulan Perubatan Penawar, the leading primary healthcare provider in the country. Kumpulan Perubatan Penawar Sdn Bhd operates a chain of polyclinics known as ‘Poliklinik Penawar’ around Johor. Together Hospital Penawar endeavor to provide the best in healthcare services by competent care providers, capitalizing on the combination of the owners’ considerable experience and expertise. And now the hospital envisioned expanding the business globally to attract new customer segments around the region.
The General Health Screening is designed to conduct in-depth health screen and includes the following:
- Consultation and Physical Examination by a Medical Officer
- Height & Weight Measurement
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Blood Pressure
- Visual Acuity & Colour Vision
- Full Blood Count (Haemoglobin, Total Red Blood Cells, Total White Cells, Differential Count, Haematology Indices
(PCV,MVC,MCH,MCHC), Platelet Count, Peripheral Blood Film)
- Renal Function Test (Urea, Creatinine, Calcium, Phosphate, Uric Acid, Sodium, Potassium, Chloride)
- Liver Function Test (Total Protein, Albumin, Globulin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio, Bilirubin, Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), Alanine
Transaminases (SGPT), Aspartate Transaminases (SGOT), Gamma Glutamyl Transpeptidase (GGT))
- Diabetic Screen (Glucose)
- Lipid / Cholesterol Profile (Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL-Cholesterol, LDL-Cholesterol, Total Cholesterol/HDL-Cholesterol Ratio)
- ABO Blood Group + Rhesus
- Rheumatic Factor (Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor antibody)
- Thyroid Screen (Free T4, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH))
- Hepatitis B Screening (Hepatitis Bs Antigen & Antibody)
- Urine FEME
What You Need To Do?
It is recommended that fasting commence at 10.00pm, or at least 8 hours prior to any health screening tests. Fasting is recommended as it will affect the results of lipid profile and fasting blood sugar. You may drink plain water if thirsty.
All routine medication (except anti-hypertensive drugs) should be postponed until after your blood sample is taken.