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Critical Care Medicine


The department of critical care medicine at SSNMC hospital boasts of having 19 beds in medical ICU and 6 Neurosurgical ICU beds and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. It is dedicated to provide critical care services round the clock by a highly trained team of intensivists and nursing staff. Required inputs are taken from various super-specialists in managing patients.It includes the provision of organ system support; the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute illness; patient safety, ethics, end-of-life care, and support of families. The plan of care for the patient is prepared in consensus with the doctors, the patient and the family.

The department also provides RRT – RAPID RESPONSE TEAM services in hospital wards for early detection of unstable patients.

What we treat?

  • Sepsis - multi organ failure
  • Respiratory failure
  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Head injuries and polytrauma
  • Post- surgical complications
  • Acute neurological illnesses like stroke and chronic neuro-muscular disorders

Services Provided

  • Continuous monitoring of critically ill medical and surgical patients
  • Providing organ support like mechanical ventilation for respiratory support, dialysis for renal patients and IABP for cardiac patients.
  • Post-operative care after complex surgeries
  • Management in isolation areas for immunocompromised patients and patients with contagious diseases
  • Retrieval services
  • Pain and palliative care