Department of ICU

We care for

  • Post-Operative Cases – High Risk
  • Acute myocardial infarction with complication
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Complex arrhythmias requiring close monitoring and intervention
  • Acute heart failure or respiratory failure requiring Haemodynamic support
  • Hypertensive emergencies
  • Unstable angina particularly with dysrhythmias, Haemodynamic instability, or persistent chest pain
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Cardiac tamponade or constriction with Haemodynamic instability
  • Complete heart block
  • Monitoring before and after interventions in the cath lab
  • Respiratory failure
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Patient for post-operative care
  • Cerebro vascular accident

Frequent Procedures

  • Invasive Haemodynamic monitoring
  • Continuous cardiac monitoring with 12 lead ECG and dysrhythmia interpretation
  • Continuous assessment of patient physical and emotional needs and corresponding therapeutic interventions by the physician nurses
  • Diagnostic procedures include x-ray, echocardiography
  • Therapeutic modalities include coronary intervention temporal external pacing temporary invasive pacing ventilator support emergency resuscitation cardio version intra aortic balloon pump management
  • Pharmacological intervention includes thrombolytic agents intravenous vasoactive and anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • Oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry
  • Management of artificial airways and mechanically ventilated patients
  • Patient family education
  • Psychological and emotional support
  • Infection control & safety management
  • Femoral arterial/venous sheath removal

All critically ill patients and those referred for hospitalization

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