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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. Our multispeciality hospital in Coimbatore is equipped with world-class critical care infrastructure to provide the best treatment. Highly trained doctors and nurses specialized in critical care are staffed at the ICUs. Our staff takes extra care and is highly cautious to record the medical condition of people taking critical care treatment in our hospital periodically.

We provide close monitoring and support with specialist equipment and medications in order to ensure quality medical care for the patients. The layout of our critical care hospital enables doctors, nurses and surgeons to have quick and nearby access to ICU patients in less time when emergency cases arise.

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)

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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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