Critical care services meet the needs of patients facing an immediate life-threatening health condition—specifically, that in which vital system organs are at risk of failing. Using advanced therapeutic, monitoring and diagnostic technology, the objective of critical care is to maintain organ system functioning and improve the patient’s condition such that his or her underlying injury or illness can then be treated.
The Critical Care Unit comprises of 30 beds – 12 beds in Medical Intesive Care Unit including strict isolation beds, 8 Neuro intensive beds and 10 beds in High dependency Unit. Under the expert guidance and leadership of Dr.Srikanth, Siliveru, our Senior consultant Critical care & Emergency Medicine, The Deccan hospital renders advanced critical care treatment pertaining to varied specialties including Nephrology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Complex surgical cases. Qualified and experienced Intensivists render 24×7 care to very sick patients in sepsis with multiorgan failure,acute kidney injury,ARDS,trauma,pancreatitis,severe H1N1 pneumonias,myocardial infarctions,tropical diseases like dengue shock syndromes,severe leptospirosis,complicated malarias,traumatic brain injury,acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke,ventilatory management with excellent results.
The critical care team has the track record of performing many procedures in the medical intensive care,respiratory and cardiac intensive care like arterial lines,dialysis catheter placements,intercoastal drainages,emergency bronchoscopies,temporary pace makers,pericardiocentesis, percutaneous tracheostomies etc. They coordinates with the transplant teams in working up and preparing patients for renal transplantation including live & cadaveric transplants.
The Deccan Hospital maintains international nurse: patient ratios ensuring ACLS trained staff 24×7.
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DR. SRIKANTH SILIVERU
MBBS, FCCM, EDIC
Chief Consultant of Critical Care Services
MBBS, EM Fellowship
Med. Admin & ER Physician
DR. RANJIV CHANDEL
Senior Consultant Anaesthetist