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Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Unit Overview

Our Intensive care units provide quality & timely treatment to patients with severe and life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Highly trained doctors and nurses specialised in critical care are staffed at the ICUs. We provide close monitoring and support with specialist equipments and medications in order to ensure qualitymedical care for the patients.

The department of critical care medicine holds the following units
  • Critical Care Unit 1(7 Beds)
  • Critical Care Unit 2 (5 Beds)
  • Isolation  Rooms (4 Rooms)
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (10 beds)
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (9 Beds)
  • Cardiac Intensive Coronary Care Unit (16 beds)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit (14 beds)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (30 Beds)
Treatment & Procedures
The below procedures are performed but not limited to...
  • Intubation
  • Central Venous Cannulation
  • Arterial Cannulation
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Tracheostomy
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Tapping
  • Ascitic Tapping
  • Pericardiocentisis
  • Intercostal Drainage
  • Suprapubic Cystostomy
  • Percutaneous Ecmo Cannulation
  • Dialysis Cannulation
  • Epidural Analgesia
Nursing Team

The nursing team is the pillar and backbne of our ICUs Nursing care for patient ratio is distributed as;

  • 1:1 for ventilated and high risk patient
  • 2:1 for non- ventilated patients.

The nurses are competent in most procedures in ICU and can handle most of the eqipments inside the ICU.

The ICU bed holds multi parameter monitor which is capable of continuous monitoring of ECG, NIBP / IBP/SPO2, respiration and some monitors ETCO2. All 26 beds can hold ventilator patients and half the beds in each area can hold dialysis patients.

So the case distribution in each ICU includes sepsis, polytrauma, traumatic brain injury, respiratory disorders, kidney disorders, liver disease, pancreatic disorder, burns, neurological and neurosurgical patients.

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