Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is a specialty that involves the management of patients with life threatening, frequently complex medical and surgical illnesses in a specialized Intensive Care Unit (ICU). A modern ICU represents the pinnacle of any hospital's approach to highly technological & sophisticated in-patient care. Each year, metro hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) treats thousand severely ill patients using a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to care. Under the leadership of qualified intensivist, a multidisciplinary team provides the depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise required to care for the wide array of illnesses and complex, multiple conditions seen in the ICU. Standards of care established by the Critical Care Center help ensure that patients receive optimum, coordinated care regardless of which ICU they are assigned to.
The department of Critical Care Medicine is recognized in DELHI NCR as a leader in patient care, research and training. Today the Dept. of Critical Care Medicine is amongst the best in private hospitals is faridabad. The department provides critical care services on 80 beds in critical care unit and also provides resuscitation services in Floor beds and Emergency Rooms. All beds are equipped with GE Multichannel physiological monitoring systems allowing close monitoring of patients both from the bedside and the central nursing station. The patient beds are totally motorized for enhanced patient comfort and care.
Department of Critical Care Medicine has a basic introductory as well as detailed academic program for the doctors as well as nursing staff of other departments along with own residents. The program includes lectures, symposium, journal club, case discussion, adverse event outcome discussions, audit, equipment training and bedside teaching. Philosophy of modern intensive care practice, the attitude of "DO NO HARM" in intensive care management, the importance of refined diagnosis in critically ill patients to achieve successful outcomes and the advantage of using noninvasive monitoring and measurements wherever possible.
Attention to Quality and Safety
Mass General maintains strict standards for quality and safety. The ICUs regularly scores at or near 100% compliance with established procedures that are measured on a daily basis. Critical care standards have significantly reduced the number of bloodstream infections caused by central venous catheters and reduced the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
Physician’s deals with the entire patient rather than a particular organ system hence his/her approach is more comprehensive and holistic. Internist is a one person contact between super specialist & the patient. Super specialist depends upon internist for initial diagnosis & post therapeutic day- today care of patient & patients require Internist for their continuous management Approach of physician can be preventive, Diagnostic & therapeutic.
Physicians are equipped to deal with whatever problem a patient brings no matter how common or rare or how simple or complex they are. They are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and can handle severe chronic illness and situation where several different illnesses may strike at the same time.
The nursing care too is focused to meet the psychological, physical and emotional needs of the patient.
All the units have round the clock access to microbiologists, Radiology and laboratory services, physiotherapy and dietary services, thus making them comprehensive and unique.
A lot of emphasis is also placed on areas like nurses training, standardizing care through clinical pathways and the identification of ethical and economic issues pertaining to critical care. The critical care units are equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic devices.
We have different critical units that cater to different medical specialties.
The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is a 22 bedded unit providing acute care for adult and geriatric critically ill medical patients. The multidisciplinary staff is highly collaborative and supportive, working together to achieve the best patient outcomes possible. The care is directed by pulmonary intensivists who specialize in critical care medicine.
Diseases diagnosed and managed on this service include respiratory failure due to ARDS, pneumonia, COPD, asthma, neuromuscular diseases, shock, major pulmonary embolism, congestive heart failure, acute and chronic renal failure, upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage, severe pancreatitis, liver failure, life-threatening infections, acute cerebral infarction, intracranial hemorrhage, and status epilepticus.
The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is committed to providing excellent patient-centered care with teamwork and compassion.
Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
The SICU is a 9 bed ICU that accepts and manages patients who have undergone a variety of general and specialty surgical procedures including all gastrointestinal procedures, as well as all surgical specialties other than cardiothoracic.
The Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) cares for the most critically ill patients. Our multidisciplinary team of critical care specialists (intensivists) have extensive experience dealing with this high-risk, fast-paced environment.
The medical and nursing staff assure that the patients have the advantages of the most advanced technologies and treatment options available in an environment of compassionate care.
The team continues to pioneer the use of new technology including neck, lung and tracheal ultrasound, enabling them to perform procedures with greater safely. Our team specializes in many areas of practice offering echocardiography, along with other non-invasive monitoring methods to improve outcomes.
Our experts also provide life-saving vascular access for patients throughout the Institution, and the Rapid Response Team (Code blue team) brings critical care expertise to the patient bedside whenever and wherever needed.
When your new baby has a health concern that requires around-the-clock attention, be assured that our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is the best possible place he could be. Here, your child will receive extraordinary care from experts with years of experience caring for critically ill or premature newborns. We manage even the most complex problems.
Metro Heart Institute with Multispecialty Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are ready to provide the very best possible care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The unit is staffed by specially trained physicians and age specific compliant nurses the doctor are specialized in treating children and treating sick newborns In addition, nationally known surgical and medical specialists, including heart specialists, brain specialists, spinal cord specialists, kidney specialists and many others are available to consult on any problem that arises for your baby.
Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
Metro Hospital’s Critical Care Unit (CCU) is a 22-bed, state-of-the-art facility that provides the highest level of care for those who are seriously ill. Our collaborative, multidisciplinary team of certified and specialty-trained nurses, physicians, pharmacists and therapists cares for cardiac patients requiring the most critical cardiac assessment, monitoring and treatment.
Our physicians are trained to treat a broad range of complex medical conditions and possess unique skills for performing specialized bedside procedures. They act as the team leader to ensure each patient gets the best possible care.
As advocates for our patients, we believe in a whole-person approach to healthcare that encompasses body, mind and spirit. We strive to meet each patient’s needs with skill, compassion, and respect for dignity and privacy. Family and loved ones are a major part of this care.
Our goal is to provide exceptional quality and compassionate care to our patients.