CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE


INTRODUCTION

Being a referral center for all the ICUs in the region, MH’s ICU is one of the best and busiest in South India. It has dedicated ICUs to treat surgical, trauma, Medical, Coronary, Transplant, Pediatric, Cardiothoracic and neuro ICU’s with a total bed strength of 150 beds. It provides good care with the help of a professional team comprising of Intensivists, Qualified Respiratory therapists, Clinical pharmacists, ICU Nurse Educators, Critical care nurses, Nutritionists, Physiotherapists, Department secretaries and social workers. It has an excellent infrastructure which is comparable to International Standards.

FACILITY

  • Surgical ICU I
  • Surgical ICU II
  • Medical ICU I
  • Medical ICU II
  • Transplant ICU
  • Cardiothoracic ICU
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Neuro ICU
  • Coronary Care Unit

INFRASTRUCTURE

ICUs have got state of art technology that enables us to give high quality patient care. Equipment’s include Multipara meter monitor, Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilators, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), Syringe Pumps, Infusion Pumps, Sequential Compression Devices (SCD), Patient Warming System, Fluid warmers and motorized cot. Portable X-RAY, Ultrasound and ECHO machines are exclusively available for ICU. Hemodialysis can be performed in all the ICUs. Cardiac output monitoring, ICP monitoring, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) & Extra Corporeal Membranous Oxygenation (ECMO) are some of the recent additions. We also have dedicated transport monitor, Ventilator and well-equipped critical care ambulance for transport of critically ill. ICUs are fully backed by good Biochemistry, Microbiology, Nutrition and Radiology services round the clock.

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

MH ICU has strong emphasis on teaching and Research. Our ICU is a premier training center for Critical Care and Respiratory therapy. Currently we have four Training Programmes in Critical Care.

  • One year fellowship by Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • One year fellowship in Critical Care by Dr.M.G.R Medical University
  • BSc Respiratory therapy by Dr.M.G.R Medical University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Nursing by Christian Medical Association