Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine

Critical care medicine is a medical specialty that deals with medical care for people with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. These treatments usually takes place in a intensive care unit (ICU), hence called intensive care medicine. CARE Hospitals has the best intensive care unit/ critical care unit (CCU) equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, where specially trained critical care specialists provide 24-hour care.

The critically ill patients who have a dysfunction or failure of one or more organ systems, including the cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, liver, kidney or gastrointestinal systems can be treated by critical care specialists. Doctors perform various procedures like endotracheal intubation, central venous catheterization, arterial cannulation, bronchoscopy, lumbar puncture, chest tube thoracostomy and percutaneous tracheostomy in the ICU bedside. In addition, the critical care medicine deals with end-of-life decisions, advance directives, estimating prognosis, and counselling of patients and their families.

The routine diagnosis and testing include the use of invasive and non-invasive ventilation, Haemodialysis and CRRT, which are available at the bedside in the ICU. Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, Ultrasonography and 2D Echocardiography can also be performed on a daily basis to evaluate the condition of the patient. 

CARE Hospitals is one of the best hospitals for critical care medicine in India. Our team of doctors opts for various means of diagnostic tools and assessments to provide the best-in-class care through evidence-based clinical practice. The coordinated and comprehensive teamwork at CARE Hospitals makes the department of critical care medicine world-class with top-notch medical services. 

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CARE Hospitals, a part of the Evercare Group, brings international quality healthcare to serve patients across the world. With 17 healthcare facilities serving 7 cities across 6 states in India we are counted among the top 5 pan-Indian hospital chains.

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