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Critical Care

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Department of Critical Care

An intensive care physician (or intensivist) is a doctor who specializes in caring for critically ill patients. Intensive care physicians work within intensive care units, which generally operate in major hospitals with access to all types of bedside, laboratory, radiology and other investigative departments.

An intensivist treats patients who have any medical or surgical illness or operation that requires critical care support – generally life threatening major illnesses or operations where high level life support is required.

Treatment generally involves a multidisciplinary team.

Patients in intensive care units are intensively monitored, supported and treated by teams of highly skilled doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Each patient usually has a dedicated nurse who manages and monitors on a minute-to-minute basis.

Even the least ill intensive care patient will be seen several times per day by the managing doctors.


Shree Giriraj Multispeciality hospital has excellent team of doctors with huge experience.


In Critical Care Team Members are Dr. Mayank Thakker (M.D., Internal Medicine), Dr. Vishal Sadatia (MD Internal Medicine, IDCCM) Critical Care speciaist) and Dr. Piyush Detroja MD, DNB, IDCCM (Critical Care Specialist),Dr. Rajesh Mori (MBBS, DTCD,IDCCM Pulmonologist & Critical Care Specialist).

It has a fully stocked 24-hour pharmacy, comprehensive laboratory services and ultramodern operating theaters. All the services are available 24x7 for immediate and accurate diagnosis of the patient’s condition. Each ICU bed is equipped with the most advanced monitoring systems, ventilators and oxygen delivery systems.

Critical Care Include

When a patient suffers a heart attack, stroke, shock, severe trauma, respiratory distress or other severe medical issue, it is vital that they receive immediate and intensive doctor care. Critical care doctor are adept at providing such care in settings where patients can be given complex assessments and treatment.

 

  •   Assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans
  •   Treating wounds and providing advanced life support
  •   Assisting physicians in performing procedures
  •   Observing and recording patient vital signs
  •   Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
  •   Administering intravenous fluids and medications
  •   Ordering diagnostic tests
  •   Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team
  •   Responding to life-saving situations, using doctor standards and protocols for treatment
  •   Acting as patient advocate
  •   Providing education and support to patient families

 

Critical care doctor may also care for pre- and post-operative patients. In addition, some serve as case managers and policy makers, while others perform administrative duties.