Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

The Department of Critical Care is a 23 Bedded State of the Art Multi Disciplinary Intensive care Unit(MDICU) equipped with the Latest Hi Tech Equipments capable of providing 24/7 uninterrupted monitoring, diagnostic and therapeutic Care.

Sri RamaKrishna Hospital works with the best critical care specialists in Coimbatore, and is the only Hospital in Coimbatore manned 24/7 by Senior Level Consultants Trained from Premier Institutes Like PGIMER, Chandigarh and CMC, Vellore.

The Quality Indicators of patient care in our hospital are at par with International benchmark. Our MDICU boasts of giving the best care for patients with various ailments like Septic Shock, ARDS, Multi Organ Dysfunction, Traumatic Brain Injury, Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Acute Kidney Injury, Acute Liver failure, Polytrauma, Onco Emergencies etc.

Medical Conditions

Treatments & Procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of medical conditions are treated in the ICU?

There are many reasons that patients may be treated in the ICU. The most common ones are shock, respiratory failure and sepsis.

The ulceration developed over the dependent parts of the body in the hospitalized patients, the pressure sore is more common in ICU patients due to immobility, same posture, severe infections, multiple comorbidities. Our pressure ulcer rate is very low due to continuous changing of position every 2nd hour and early mobilization.

HAI or Nosocomial infection or ICU acquired infections is the terminology used for hospital acquired infections. If a patient admitted to hospital/ICU more than 48hours with various reasons due to poor infection control measures the patient can get a new infection from other patient transmitted by the hospital staff (doctor or other staff). HAI or Nosocomial infection or ICU acquired infections burdens the patient by increase in mortality, morbidity and cost. We follow very strict infection control measures and are frequently audited.

Any patient who needs close monitoring and treatment needs to be admitted to an intensive care unit. Anyone with breathing difficulty requiring the use of special machines called ventilators, patients with low blood pressure needing medicine to treat it, infections causing septic shock as well as patients who need close observation after certain surgeries like heart bypass, trauma surgery and brain surgery are some examples.


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