It is a life threatening condition triggered by an infection in any part of the body. The clinical presentation is usually due to low blood pressure which might include one or more of the following Symptoms like breathing difficulty, altered mental status, decreased urine output, palpitations etc.
The main treatment lies in identifying the source of infection and control it along with starting appropriate antibiotics and IV fluids in a very timely manner. Our ICU along with our supporting departments gives the best critical care in Coimbatore and our incidence of mortality is less than the International benchmark.
ARDS stands for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and is the end manifestation of a variety of illness like pneumonia, Fat Embolism, TRALI, Sepsis, Pancreatitis etc and presents as severe breathing difficulty will low Level of Oxygen in Blood.
The treatment consists of Oxygen support and Mechanical Ventilator Support. We also treat patients with refractory Hypoxemia with Prone Ventilation and if needed ECMO. We have a good outcome compared to most Hospitals in Coimbatore because of the continuous presence of Senior Doctors in ICU around the clock who keep adjusting the Ventilator parameters as and when required 24/7 according to clinical condition of patient.
MODS stands for Multi Organ Dysfunction and is again the manifestation of a lot of ailments like Sepsis, Pancreatitis, Poly trauma etc.
The outcome of the patient is such condition depends largely on team effort from experts from various Specialties. With 24/7 availability of experts in all major Specialties we give the best care for MODS patients in a timely manner and hence the best chance for survival in an otherwise dismal condition.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a nondegenrative, noncongenital insult to the brain from an external mechanical force possibly leading to permanent or temporary impairment of brain function. The external mechanical force causing TBI is usually Road Traffic accident or Accidental Fall from height.
Treatment of TBI consists of maintaining adequate cerebral perfusion pressure by variety of modalities which includes an emergency Surgery, Osmotic diuretics, monitoring of ICP, Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter along with prevention of secondary brain insults like hyperglycemia, hypoxemia, hypotension, hyperthermia etc.