The department of intensive care in Olive Sacred Heart Hospital is a well equipped one with all the modern and state of the art facilities and served by well and varied experienced doctors under the supervision of consultant intensivists. The department is well integrated with all of our other departments in its services.
Our Critical Care Intensivists are specialized in the care of our sickest patients, and their extensive training has prepared them for the wide range of medical and surgical conditions they encounter in an intensive care environment.Our Intensivists work closely with our highly trained team of critical care nurses and therapists in order to best manage each patient's plan of care from the time they enter an intensive care unit.Due to our integrated approach to medical care our patient's benefit from more standardized treatment protocols that may result in shorter lengths of stay and fewer complications for our patients.
The intensive care department consists of the ICU (10 beds distributed in 10 rooms) and HDU (2 beds). All the beds have a State-of-the-Art cardiac monitoring system all interconnected to a central monitoring unit capable of multiple functions including storing and retrieving patients’ vital data 2 rooms in the ICU are equipped with an advanced PICCO PLUS monitoring system and another room with BIS system.
Our ICU is prepared to receive infectious cases in specialized isolation room, provided with negative pressure system. Majority of our patients are with acute respiratory failure,septic shock ,Compilcated surgical cases ,postoperative surgical cases, multiorgan failure,pulmonary embolism, hypertensive emergencies.
Neurocritical care is part of our services since Olive Sacred Heart has well established neurology and neurosurgical department A stand-by advanced mechanical ventilators, CRRT machine (with haemofiltration and haemodialysis options), 2D Echo machine, ultrasound machine are available in the unit for use when required.
The Intensive Care Department aims and strives for an excellent and efficient quality services in various areas of its activity and involvement achieving the goal of keeping the patient as a satisfied and happy one with maximum comfort levels.