What is a Medical Intensive Care Unit
Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) takes care of a range of medical illness like Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Sepsis, Septic shock, Severe Acute Pancreatitis, Acute Kidney Injury, Acute on Chronic kidney diseases, Acute and Chronic Liver diseases, Acute severe asthma, COPD, Poisonings, Acute respiratory failures of various causes, Congestive heart failure, Acute coronary syndromes and all critically ill patients of various diseases.
At Apollo Health City, we have, state of art Ventilators, Monitors, Renal replacement therapies including CRRT machines, Non – invasive Ventilators and other support machinery.
The ICU is manned by trained Intensivists 24X7 who have degree recognized from the National and International Boards of Education . We also have well competent nursing staff which is trained in BLS , ACLS and PALS courses. To add on to the patient care we have in house pharmacists , physiotherapist, dietician and medical social worker providing Comprehensive services care in the ICU
Our Department is a also a recognized centre by Indian Society of Critical care for training of post MD doctors in Critical Care Medicine. Apart from this we also run training programs for all the nurses to keep them updated about the ICU care and treatment which helps them enhance their soft skills.
Patients are sedated during their stay in ICU. Pain relief is provided with many drugs and gadgets all these things or physician let, patient might have increased or decreased requirements to solve their problem patient controlled analgesia has been introduced patient can adjust paying relief measure as much he requires. Apollo hospital has its own anti- biotic policy regular using of bacterial filters quick reporting of culture results judicious use of anti-biotics has ensured reduction in the growth of drug resistant micro-organisms