On the other hand, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in Hyderabad offers extensive management for coronary heart disease, cardiac trauma, and other heart rhythm disturbances such as myocardial infarction, pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
Patients with heart problems can easily get into problems within a fraction of a second by a massive heart attack. Hence, patients with these problems will have to be managed in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit which is a 12 bedded ICU with state-of-the-art equipment to give the patient the best care. This is equipped with central monitoring system to keep a track of beat to beat variation in heart rhythm.
This unit is attached to Cath lab, so that if a patient requires urgent intervention, there will not be any delay. Certain special infusion by items and circulatory support devices (Intra Aortic Balloon Pump-IABP) are kept ready for any kind of emergencies.
We also have a Cardio Thoracic Post-Operative step down unit which is used to give emergent care to the Cardiac Patient after their Surgery.
Paediatric ICU is also attached which is especially for Paediatric Cardiac cases.
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