The Critical Care Unit at Apollo Sage Hospital, Bhopal has the most specialized critical care units equipped with modern medical technologies, such as advanced monitoring systems, ventilators, dialysis machines, and life support equipment.
The hospital prioritizes patient safety, infection control measures, and comprehensive interdisciplinary care with the help of highly skilled healthcare professionals, including intensivists, nurses, and support staff. And intensivists take optimal care of people undergoing critical conditions and illnesses. And any delay in diagnosis and treatment of these patients can lead to severe harm to patients’ life.
Why Choose Us?
The critical unit of Apollo Sage Hospitals in Bhopal is abreast with in-trend medical practices across the globe. It holds and attends regular teaching programs to promote critical care skills and knowledge enhancement for nurses and doctors. It makes sure to attend to the specific medical needs of patients, has advanced technologies and equipment, has the best overall facility infrastructure, has the best medical professionals and staff on board, and maintains the hospital's track record in delivering high-quality critical care.
Headed by Dr. Promise Jain, the Critical Care Unit of Apollo Sage Hospitals has 24x7 round-the-clock qualified critical care medicine intensivists including, DNB, PDCC, EDIC Dr. Rishi Katiyar; MD, PDCC Dr. Rajeev Rai; MD, PDCC Dr.Sourabh Jain; DA, DNB Dr.Brij Mohan Sahu; MD Dr.Sana Husain; DA Dr. Rahul Jain; and MBBS Dr.Namrata Singh,
The department also has well-trained technicians, nurses, paramedical support, and pharmacists in the ICU. The hospital provides personal care to all its patients with a nurse-to-patient ratio of 1:1.
The Consult Intensivists at the critical care department of Apollo Sage Hospital, Bhopal carry out complex medical and surgical procedures on patients with life-threatening ailments. The patients could be suffering from complications such as Heart, Kidney, Liver, Brain, Lungs, etc. The hospital ensures state-of-the-art care of international standards to patients in the critical care units or ICUs e.g. Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), Transitional Care Unit (TCU), Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons ICU (CTVS ICU), Stroke ICU, High Dependency Unit(HDU).
We have 100 beds totally motorized for enhanced patient comfort and care and equipped with gold-standard multipara monitors for close monitoring, 24/7 oxygen supply high-end ventilators, infusion pumps, air beds, DVT pumps, and other advanced facilities.
Disease & Conditions
- Heart Problems: Patients with severe or chronic heart ailments receive the best critical care service at Apollo Sage Hospitals, Bhopal. These heart ailments could include, Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD), Angina and Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocarditis, heart Arrhythmia, Hypertensive Heart and Valvular Heart Ailments are some of the heart issues that require the best critical care facilities and emergency support.
- Lung Problems: Those who have severe breathing issues or those that can be summed up as requiring Pulmonary Critical Care are provided critical care services. These intensive care services could be for patients suffering from Acute Or Chronic Respiratory Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (CPOD), Chronic Bronchitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Post Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS), ventilator support, etc.,
- Organ Failure: Patients with major organ failures such as brain, heart, lungs, kidneys liver, and intestines require strong intensive care medicines and expert critical care doctors which is possible at the best and well-equipped ICU Critical Care Unit. The organ failure could be a failure of an individual organ or even Multiple Organ Dysfunction and affects the physiologic systems of the patient.
- Brain Trauma: Moderate to severe brain traumas or Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) are treated in ICU Critical Care under the close guidance of a multidisciplinary team consisting of different medical specialists such as Intensivists, Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, ICU Nurses, and more. The Brain Trauma unit has the most advanced and sophisticated surveillance, and monitoring system essential for serious patients.
- Critical Care Echocardiography (CCE): This compact, portable equipment provides image acquisition and interpretation by the critically unstable patient. This helps the intensivist to come to a conclusion regarding a comprehensive management plan. It helps categorize shock and respiratory failure, check coexisting complications of therapies, and track the evolution of critical illness and is best suited for patients with life-threatening conditions.
- Electroencephalogram (EEG): Also known as a continuous EEG monitoring machine, it is a highly sophisticated brain monitoring machine that allows the Intensive Critical Care specialist and enables them to decide the future course of medical action. The non-invasive, portable machine provides real-time continuous brain monitoring that helps experts in seizure detection and management, ischemia and sedation monitoring and neuro-prognostication, etc.
- Transcranial Doppler (TCD): Better known as TCD ultrasound imaging machine detects medical problems that affect blood flow in the brain. These problems that can be identified include blood clots, interpreting the speed and direction, narrowed sections of blood vessels, haemorrhage, and so on. It is a painless process and the soundwaves are recorded and displayed on a computer screen.
- Bedside Ultrasound: Also known as Critical Care Ultrasonography (CCUS), the portable machine is primarily used in emergency departments and intensive care units It is used to take ultrasounds near the patient’s hospital bed and allows clinical decisions, support tools, and the ability to share images easily for further consultations.
- Point Of Care Testing (POCT: The tests are carried out near the patient and it provides rapid test results in critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit. The Critical Care Unit experts, which could be trained Emergency Department (ED) trained technicians or nurses perform POCT tests such as blood, urine, swabs from mucosal surfaces, or saliva.
- Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Analysis: The ABG test accurately measures the oxygen and carbon dioxide levels and pH balance in the patient’s blood. The tests are done to ensure how well the lungs and kidneys are functioning.
- Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring: The monitoring machine provides information on the performance of the cardiovascular system including lung status, blood pressure, blood flow, volume status, etc. With this, expert doctors are able to gain vital information necessary in decision-making during hemodynamic instability.
Treatment & Services
- Endotracheal Intubation: The procedure requires placing a tube in the trachea (windpipe) through the mouth or nose of the patient by critical care experts. It is primarily done to keep the airway open to give oxygen, medicine or anesthesia and support breathing in certain illnesses such as pneumonia, emphysema, heart failure, collapsed lung severe trauma, and more.
- Central Venous Catheterization (CVC): This is a long, flexible tube that is inserted into the neck vein, chest, arm, or groin to reach the large vein that empties into the heart. It is used to provide drugs, fluids or even draw blood in case of emergency or long-term treatment.
- Arterial Cannulation: This invasive procedure is performed by experts in the critical care units to accurately measure blood pressure, arterial pressure, and accessible blood sampling. The precise measurement helps the medical expert to provide quicker intervention and stabilize the patient.
- Chest Tube Thoracostomy: The procedure is done by Intensivists at the Intensive Critical Care unit to restore and re-expand the lungs of the patient. Flexible tubes are inserted through the chest wall between the ribs and slid into the pleural space. The procedure removes air, blood, fluid, and chyle from the intrathoracic space.
So, we at Apollo Sage Hospitals, Bhopal are indeed the best in entire Central India when it comes to providing the best Critical Care Services.