Critical Care Units

Critical Care Units

A Critical Care Unit (CCU) is a specialized unit for patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries. It is also known as an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is dedicated to patients who need constant monitoring and care. These units are managed by highly trained doctors and nurses who specialize in managing critical patients. In some cases, patients are kept in an ICU after surgery for observation if there is a risk of developing complications.

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Indore has the largest number of beds in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). These are segregated into the following units to provide precise care to each patient.

  • Postoperative/Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
  • Neuromedical Intensive Care Unit (NMICU)
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
  • Step-down/High Dependency Unit (HDU)
  • Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
  • Transplant ICU
  • Stroke Unit

The Critical Care team in Indore includes a group of diverse highly trained professionals who work toward the best outcome for a seriously ill patient. The team is led by Intensivists who have experience in diagnosing and treating critical illnesses and injuries. They are also well versed with the use of cardiac monitors, ventilators and all other equipment used in the unit. Intensivists are supported by specially trained Critical Care Nurses who continuously monitor the patient’s condition and convey the same to the team and the patient’s family members. The team also includes a pharmacist with specialty training in ICU, a dietitian, ICU technicians who maintain the functioning of equipment, a physiotherapist and an occupational therapist.

The Critical Care Unit at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Indore has the highest number of dedicated beds in any Hospital in Indore. Each bed is equipped with the latest life saving equipment for monitoring and treatment purposes. The ICU team works in coordination with the other healthcare specialties in the Hospital to ensure comprehensive care. Patients in ICU are under the care of the best Intensivists, top Cardiologists and experienced ICU staff.